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 or contact Paul Regelbrugge at with your ideas.


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.


PNMA Sharing Fair

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

Workshop Options in 2 sessions:


  • 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


  • 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.


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.


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.