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Counselor Regional Workshops
OSPI, WA Student Achievement Council (WSAC), and WA College Access Network (WCAN) will host regional workshops in March at the 9 ESD regions of the state for middle and high school counselors and others who offer postsecondary access information to students. Topics will include High School & Beyond Plan, data analytics with a lens on equity for graduation rates, postsecondary enrollment, remediation rates, FAFSA updates, College Bound Scholarship re-pledge, and more. Register

Workshop dates and locations:

March 6
Peninsula Region
Olympic College—Bremerton
1600 Chester Ave.
Bremerton, WA 98337

March 13
North East Region
Gonzaga University—Hemmingson Center
502 E. Boone Avenue
Spokane, WA 99258

March 20
South Central Region
Heritage University
3240 Fort Road
Toppenish, WA 98948

March 21
North Central Region
Wenatchee Valley College—Theater
1300 Fifth Street
Wenatchee, WA 98801

March 23
North West Region
Everett School District— Administration Building
3900 Broadway
Everett, WA 98201

March 28
South East Region
Columbia Basin College—Pasco Campus, Gjerde Center
2600 N. 20th Ave.
Pasco, WA 99301

March 29
South West Region
Washington State University–Vancouver
14204 NE Salmon Creek Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98686

March 30
South Puget Sound Region
St. Martin’s University—Worthington Center
5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503

March 31
King County Region
Renton Technical College
3000 NE 4th St.
Renton, WA 98056

2017 School Counselor Summer Institute
June 23, 2017: Eastern Washington—Spokane
June 29, 207: Western Washington—Olympia

Place, time, registration, cost, agenda, and list of presentations will be coming in March from OSPIO, WSCA, and ESD 101.

These are one-day technical assistance conferences providing updates on information specifically for school counselors.

GATE Monthly Webinars
OSPI Graduation- A Team Effort (GATE) is conducting a monthly webinar series on best practices in relation to the OSPI performance indicators, such as chronic absenteeism, behavior, 9th grade failure, post-graduation enrollment and graduation. ( Register Each webinar is 10:00 – 11:00.

    September 14, 2016
    October 12, 2016
    November 9, 2016
    December 14, 2016
    January 11, 2017
    February 8, 2017
    March 8, 2017
    April 12, 2017
    May 10, 2017

OSPI/WSAC Wednesday Webinars for School Counselors
OSPI and WA Student Achievement Council will host monthly webinars specifically designed for school counselors. Topics and registration will be posted soon on OSPI Counselor Listserve, “News and More for School Counselors”. Each webinar is 10:30 – 11:30.

    October 19, 2016
    November 1, 2016
    December 7, 2016
    January 25, 2017
    February 22,, 2017
    March 22, 2017
    April 26, 2017
    May 24, 2017

Contact Danise Ackelson, 360-725-4967.


What’s New and Updated Information

OSPI WA Council Fall Counselor Workshop 2016 Presentation

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   Updated 2/8/2017

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