Navigate The Certification Process
|Register for an online series of WEA certification trainings for teachers, Career & Technical Education (CTE) teachers, and Educational Staff Associates (ESAs).|
-- The WEA ESA and Teacher Certification Trainings will help participants understand the latest state certification policy
-- WEA’s Professional Growth Plan (PGP) Part 1 Class is for all certificated educators considering using PGPs for
More certification training information can be found here: https://www.washingtonea.org/pd/certification-licensure/. WEA professional development opportunities are open to WEA members only. If you are a non-member and would like to join, click here to sign up for membership.
Teacher Certification 101 (2 Clock Hours)
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Focuses on latest teacher certificate renewal requirements, policy changes, STEM renewal requirement, PGP basics, National Board basics, OSPI eCert platform.
Audience: Teachers and CTE Teachers
Register: November 9, 2021
Educational Staff Associates (ESA) Certification 101 (2 clock hours)
Thursday, October 21, 2021 or Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Focuses on latest ESA certificate renewal requirements, policy changes, OSPI eCert platform, PGP basics and ESA professional growth needs.
Audience: Educational Staff Associates
Professional Growth Plan 1 (3 Clock Hours)
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 or Monday, November 15, 2021
Certificated educators can complete 1 PGP per year for 25 clock hours for certificate renewal and salary movement. Session covers PGP basics, alignment with TPEP, meeting STEM requirement using PGPs and time to draft your PGP.
Audience: All Certificated Educators
Professional Growth Plan 2 (2 clock hours)
Thursday, November 18, 2021
In this session, participants participate in small-group sessions focused on individualized feedback on PGP drafts. Participants have the opportunity to ask clarifying questions around PGPs and then have work time to make edits.
Audience: All Certificated Educators who have completed PGP #1
Register: November 18, 2021
Professional Growth Plan 3 (2 clock hours)
In this final session, participants bring a completed PGP for final review. The process facilitates possible sign-off of completed PGPs using a rubric. Participants also explore the OSPI eCert platform for logging in their PGP/clock hours; as well as review the steps for using PGPs for salary advancement.
Audience: All Certificated Educators who have completed PGP #2
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