The Holocaust Center for Humanity offers a variety of PD modules that a private school could coordinate with them to provide clock-hour training to their teachers at an agreed-upon specific date & time.

Visit https://www.holocaustcenterseattle.org/teach/professional-development or contact Paul Regelbrugge at paul@holocaustcenterseattle.org with your ideas.

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Islamophobia in the K-12 Classroom: Understanding Context, Recognition, & Student Success Strategies

Friday, May 10, from 4 – 5:30 pm, presented by Green River College Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion via Zoom.

This educator workshop offers an introduction to essential tools and insights needed to address Islamophobia in K-12 classrooms effectively. Details and registrations here.

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PNMA Sharing Fair

Saturday, May 18, from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm at Cedar River Montessori.

Workshop Options in 2 sessions:

9:30-10:30

  • Spirituality & Compassion in Times of AI, Sonal Elkunchwar
  • Erdkinder Practical Life & Dynamic Science, Marc Cobb & Nicole Rich
  • Bridge Beam Construction Demo, Elliot Apatov – also a vendor
  • Happenings Mat, Heather Kindem – also a vendor

10:45-11:45

  • Training the Voice of the Child, Allan Hirsch
  • Empowering Parents to Nurture Their Child’s Confidence for Writing, Alyx Hodges
  • Where Visions Meet-A Montessori Documentary, Gail Longo

Details and registration here.

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Keys to Financial Success 2024 – Financial Literacy training

This professional development opportunity will be offered to Washington State K-12 educators looking for a comprehensive personal finance course with standards-based, classroom-tested active participation materials that can be introduced in the classroom. The Keys to Financial Success is a turnkey program that can be implemented this fall.

When: July 31 – August 2, 2024 from 8:30 – 4 pm each day

Where: TBD in Thurston County

Space is limited! Apply to attend ASAP

Check out this short YouTube video to hear what teachers say about the Keys curriculum and training program.

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Save the Date! OSPI Private Schools Summer Conference Aug 5 or Aug 6, 2024

Neural Education: Via Zoom

How do we capture and sustain our learners’ attention? How might we support optimal brain development in our 21st-century learning spaces?

Look for registration details to launch in the weeks ahead.