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WaKIDS 101 Training Schedule and Information

WaKIDS 101 is the one-time training required for all kindergarten teachers new to WaKIDS and special education teachers working with children with IEPs. The training introduces all three components of WaKIDS, including its purpose, structure, and possibility. Participants will gain a better understanding of how observation is foundational to effective instruction and learn practical strategies for collecting, using, and sharing evidence. By the end of the training, teachers will have the basic skills to begin implementing all components of WaKIDS, including using the online assessment platform MyTeachingStrategies®. With the completion of Interrater Reliability Certification, teachers will leave feeling confident and ready.

Beginning in July 2019, the WaKIDS 101 training will change from a two-day, in-person training to a one-day in-person training hosted regionally at each Educational Service District, followed by a six-hour online course through Canvas. Teachers will have two weeks from the date of the in-person training to complete the online training.

OSPI will monitor teacher involvement and completion in both the in-person and online sections. Districts will be notified if teachers do not complete both sections of the WaKIDS 101 training.

Please select from the ESD catalog links below to register for training. Use the "search" option to find "WaKIDS" for training dates at each ESD. You may also reach out to the district contact directly for registration assistance.

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ESD LINK TO SESSIONS CONTACT NAME
CONTACT PHONE
ESD 101 ESD 101 Catalog

Anne Knott
509-456-7086

ESD 105 ESD 105 Search

Diane Strock
509-454-5311

ESD 112 Contact ESD 112 Directly

Kelly McPherson
360-952-3369

ESD 113 ESD 113 Catalog

Dianna Avery
360-464-6717

ESD 114 ESD 114 Catalog

Kim Crummey
360-478-6862

ESD 121 ESD 121 Catalog

Elisabeth Smith
425-917-7741

ESD 123 ESD 123 Catalog

Alex Cann
509-544-5730

ESD 171 ESD 171 Catalog

Raquel Ellis
509-665-2653

ESD 189 ESD 189 Catalog

Anita Garcia-Holzemer
360-299-4044

Questions? Please email/call Amber Havens (360-725-6180) or Ellen Mathews (360-725-6161) at OSPI.

 

 

   Updated 5/23/2019

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