This newsletter provides key updates and policy changes that were presented at the September board meeting. Read the newsletter.
PESB is proposing to increase certificate fees by $1 for each year of validity. PESB welcomes input from stakeholders, partners, and the general public. Learn more.
Learn about updates to the paraeducator certificate program, and September board meeting decisions. Read the newsletter.
We are hosting an informational webinar for clock hours providers on Friday, September 24, 2021, at 9 a.m. Learn more.
We are looking for individuals within Washington’s education community to serve as grant application reviewers. Learn more.
Beginning school year 2021-22, districts must now provide 14 hours of training towards the general certificate to all paraeducators that have completed their Fundamental Course of Study (FCS). We would like to provide district staff with an opportunity to convene in small, virtual “share fairs” to listen and learn from one another about their implementation efforts. Learn more.
To support schools as they navigate in-person and hybrid learning, the Paraeducator Board has extended an emergency rule providing districts with continued flexibility to meet Fundamental Course of Study (FCS) in-person training requirements for paraeducators. Learn more.