North Central WEA UniServ Council
2013 WEA National Board Jump Start Seminars
National Board Jump Start (4-day session for full National Board candidates): Provides early support to new National Board candidates who are ready to begin the full candidacy process. This training offers key information about portfolioi and assessment center requirements, and organizational assistance to help candidates understand and be successful in the certification process. Audience: 2013-14 Full National Board candidates. Full Candidacy Tuition: $200.00 for WEA members, $800.00 for non-members.
National Board Take One!® Jump Start (2-day session for Take One!® Candidates): Provides early support to educators participating in the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards' Take One!® process. Take One!® can be completed as pre-candidacy toward full National Board Certification or as a professional development experience. Audience: 2013-14 Take One!® National Board candidates. Take One!® Tuition: $100.00 for WEA members, $400.00 for non-members.
National Board Renewal Jump Start (1-day Session for Renewal NBCTs): Provides key information to NBCTs who are engaged in the National Board Certification Renewal process. Renewal Jump Start helps candidates consider their growth and experiences since becoming an NBCT and how they relate to the Renewal process. Audience: 2013-14 National Board Renewal candidates or NBCTs considering Renewal in future years. Renewal Tuition: $50.00 for WEA members, $100.00 for non-members.
2013 WEA ProTeach® Jump Start Seminars
All teachers certified since August 31, 2000 are required to earn Professional Certification. WEA's ProTeach® Jump Start Seminar provides early support to teachers beginning the ProTeach® portfolio process to attain Professional Certification. ProTeach® Jump Start was designed to provide high-quality, pre-candidacy support to teachers that complements year-long support with a school district, college/university, or other support entity. The 4-day seminar provides candidates with important information about the portfolio essentials, time to examine the 3 entries in detail, the opportunity to plan how to meet the portfolio requirements, and a chance to draw from the expertise of accomplished teachers. Audience: 2013-14 ProTeach® candidates. ProTeach® Tuition: $200.00 for WEA members, $800.00 for non-members.
2013 WEA English Language Learner (ELL) Jump Start Seminars
This ELL Jump Start was created to support and assist educators in understanding how to apply the best research-based ELL, culture and equity practices in the classroom and to further one’s own professional development. To close the achievement gaps and help all students succeed, schools need a new vision of ELL students that recognizes they are culturally and linguistically enriched and economically diverse. This training is customized to all educators who work with ELL students – including ESPs, teachers and specialists. The content covered is beginning level language acquisition theory and in-depth coverage of each proficiency level. Audience: all educators. ELL Tuition: $200.00 for WEA members, $800.00 for non-members.
Dates and Locations for Jump StartsWashington State University, Spokane Campus