Professional Development

WEA's statewide Professional Development Network offers in-person and remote opportunities to sharpen our skills, achieve certification, maintain certification, earn needed clock hours (including in STEM), and more.  Courses are designed by educators for educators and WEA updates its offerings regularly.

PD supports include programs for:

Upcoming PD highlights

Para-Bytes (8 hours) Saturdays, 9:00 am - 10:00 am, November 12, 2022, December 3, 2022, December 10, 2022, December 17, 2022 https://cvent.me/9Z2ONk

PD 4 Paras (14.5 hours) Wednesday, November 16, 2022 from 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm, Wednesday, December 7, 2022 from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm (last two of the series) https://cvent.me/5mr8OR

Creating Truly Inclusive Classrooms: Becoming a Circle Maker, Thursday, December 1, 2022 - 4:30PM - 6:30PM (2 Hours) https://cvent.me/Q8KLkb

Youth Mental Health First Aid (8 hours) Separate Options: You only need to sign up for one set of dates: Monday, November 28, 2022 and Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Monday, December 5, 2022 and Tuesday, December 6, 2022, 4:30PM-7:30PM. https://cvent.me/XXZvqG

Equity and Universal Design for Learning Series Laying the Groundwork for Social Justice in Our Classrooms and Learning Communities with Mirko Chardin,Thursday, November 21, 2022 - 4:00PM - 5:300PM, https://cvent.me/wo5YEZ

Identify, Mirrors and Funds of Knowledge with Mirko Chardin (1.5 hours) Thursday, December 15, 2022 - 4:00 PM - 5:300PM, https://cvent.me/5RYBPk.Series continues in 2023

Social Express - Technology for Social Skill Development for Students with Disabilities (3 Hours), 4:30PM - 7:30PM, Choose one: Wednesday, November 30, 2022, Thursday, December 1, 2022x. https://cvent.me/DzQ4Rb

Teen Career Path - Technology for Life Skills and Career Readiness for Students with Disabilities (3 Hours - STEM)4:30PM - 7:30PM Tuesday, November 15, 2022,  https://cvent.me/1lN919

Equity and Universal Design for Learning Series

Laying the Groundwork for Social Justice in Our Classrooms and Learning Communities with Mirko Chardin, Thursday, November 21, 2022 - 4:00PM - 5:300PM, https://cvent.me/wo5YEZ

Identify, Mirrors and Funds of Knowledge with Mirko Chardin (1.5 hours Thursday, December 15, 2022 - 4:00 PM - 5:300PM,) https://cvent.me/5RYBPk.

Series continues in 2023

The Why of Learning: The Engagement Network w/Katie Novak (1.5 hours) Monday, January 9, 2023 4:00 PM-5:30 PM, https://cvent.me/y8kmbq

The What of Learning: The Representation Network w/Katie Novak (1.5 hours) February 3, 2023, 4:00 PM-5:30 PM, https://cvent.me/y8k9kw

The How of Learning: The Action with KC Knudson (1.5 hours), Monday, March 6, 2023,4:00 PM-5:30 PM, https://cvent.me/8dEA3P

Designing a UDL Lesson Plan w/Katie Novak (1.5 hours), Monday, April 24, 2023, 4:00 PM-5:30 PM, Registration: Opening Soon

Clock hours are available. Courses/Clock hours are free. Flyers here. You may also check the SESC website, the WEA synchronous training page or our asynchronous training page