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

Social Express - Technology for Social Skill Development for Students with Disabilities (3 clock hours), Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 4:30 - 7:30 pm or Thursday, December 1, 2022, 4:30 - 7:30 pm For more information and to register:

Youth Mental Health and First Aid (6 clock hours), Part 1 Dec. 5, 2022, 4:30-7:30pm Part 2 Dec. 6, 2022, 4:30-7:30pm For more information and to register:

Creating Truly Inclusive Classrooms: Becoming a Circle Maker - (2 clock hours), Session 4: HOW to support students with challenging behavior to ensure they feel SOOTHED and SECURE even when experiencing big emotions. Dec. 1, 2022, 4:30-6:30 pm For more information and to register: YOU CAN ATTEND AT ANY PART OF THE SERIES

Identity, Mirrors and Funds of Knowledge with Mirko Chardin (2 clock hours), Dive into the concept of Funds of Knowledge Learn about how to create windows and mirrors for students through our curricular choices and instructional design Examine the role identity plays in learning December 15, 2022, 4:30-5:30pm For more information and to register:

Equity and Universal Design for Learning Series

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

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,

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

The How of Learning: The Action with KC Knudson (1.5 hours), Monday, March 6, 2023,4:00 PM-5:30 PM,

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