The Professional Educator Standards Board (PESB) is offering up to six $15,000 grants to support educator learning through professional growth plans (PGPs). Read the announcement.
The latest information on upcoming events, deadlines, and other news related to the Professional Educator Standards Board and the Paraeducator Board.
We are gathering positive PGP and clock hour stories to highlight first-hand educator experiences of success.Your stories will be used to promote professional learning throughout Washington. Read the announcement.
The Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC) has appointed Dr. Yukari Amos, a professor from Central Washington University, as the four-year institution of higher education representative on the Paraeducator Board. Read the announcement.
Learn about updates to the paraeducator certificate program, May board meeting decisions, and information on upcoming learning opportunities. See newsletter.
Several upcoming learning opportunities are being planned to help prepare and support school districts on their new training requirements. Read the announcement.
The legislative session came to an end on April 28, revealing an allocated amount of $12,001,000 for Washington school districts to provide two days of training (14 hours) to their paraeducators on the Fundamental Course of Study during school year 2019-20. Read the announcement.
On April 24, Governor Inslee signed HB 1621, a bill to help admit more candidates into the teaching profession by removing the requirement of meeting a specific score on the WEST-B (WA Educator Skills Test – Basic) exam. Read the announcement.