Beginning in 2022-23, districts must now provide all four days (28 hours) of FCS training to their paraeducators every school year. Previously, only two days were required. Read the announcement.
The latest information on upcoming events, deadlines, and other news related to the Professional Educator Standards Board and the Paraeducator Board.
On Friday, March 25, members of the Professional Educator Standards Board unanimously approved to adopt the newest set of cultural competency, diversity, equity, and inclusion (CCDEI) standards for Washington educators. View the announcement.
We are accepting proposals from consultants interested in leading a project to review and revise the current curriculum for the Recruiting Washington Teachers (RWT) and Bilingual Educators Initiative (BEI) programs. View the announcement.
Agenda and materials are now available for our March board meetings. View the announcement.
We’re excited to announce a virtual paraeducator listening session on March 29, from 4 to 6 p.m. This event is an opportunity for our Paraeducator Board members to hear directly from paraeducators about their roles throughout the pandemic, and their experience receiving training on the Fundamental Course of Study and General Paraeducator Certificate. View the announcement.
We have reopened a grant opportunity to help improve student access to computer science and assist elementary educators in implementing computer science learning. Applications are due March 4. View the announcement.
The Leaders in Education Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Racial justice (LEADER) initiative planning grant is now available. View the announcement.