#PD4Educators, Professional Development for Soundview Members

 

PD to Support Educators with Distance Learning

WEA's Inclusionary Practices Project is proud to partner with NEA to bring you high-quality professional development specific to remote/distance learning. Courses are free and 1.5 clock hours will be available for each session (at no cost). All courses are held from 4-5:30 p.m. Register early as we only have space for the first 500 participants. To register and for more info go to: https://www.washingtonea.org/we-are-wea/weareblog/post/new-trainings-to-support-educators-with-distance-learning/

  • Screencasting: Loom, Screencastify, Google Meet -- Wednesday, Sept. 30
  • Social Emotional Learning in a Virtual Space -- Wednesday, Oct. 7
  • Building Relationships at a Distance -- Wednesday, Oct. 14
  • Providing Accommodations and Scaffolds -- Wednesday, Oct. 21
  • Planning for a Week of Distance Learning -- Wednesday, Oct. 28
  • Differentiating & Team Teaching: Distance Learning Edition -- Wednesday, Nov. 4
  • Building Routines for Student Success in a Virtual Space -- Wednesday, Nov. 18
  • Facilitating Quality Practice -- Wednesday, Dec. 2 

Cener for Educational Quality PD Offerings

WEA Special Education Support Center (SESC) and Inclusionary Practices Project (IPP) are offering online courses: Click here for the weekly schedule & to register.

Classes for Teachers and CTE Teachers to learn about certification requirements . Click here https://www.washingtonea.org/pd/certification-licensure/ Focus on policy changes, STEM renewal requirement, PGP basics, National Board basics and OSPI eCert platform 
  

WEA-Retired Mini-Series starts with a presentations by Valic. More to come soon.

Click here to register: https://my.valic.com/SeminarRegistration/availableSeminars.aspx?csr=KQGvqD4WDArxvY0VSSRaXRWETJWXEtxkP9BZfES2aRs=

Retirement Planning

  • 10/21/2020    04:00 PM - 05:30 PM Pacific
  • 10/24/2020    09:00 AM - 10:30 AM Pacific
  • 11/02/2020    04:00 PM - 05:30 PM Pacific
  • 12/05/2020    09:00 AM - 10:30 AM Pacific
  • 12/15/2020    04:00 PM - 05:30 PM Pacific

Your Retirement Plan at Work  

  • 09/24/2020    04:00 PM - 04:45 PM Pacific

You are invited to a Virtual Retirement Planning Workshop to get answers to your important questions:

  • Can I retire early – what are my options?
  • Change to my employment status – what now?
  • Concerned about market volatility in my Plan 3 investments? How much risk should I have?

WA DRS Overview & Retirement Planning Topics:

  • TRS and SERS Plan 2 and Plan 3
  • 403(b) and 457(b) supplemental plans
  • Social Security
  • Retirement Health Care Options (Medicare, PEBB, & VEBA)

 

 

Early Career Educators NEA MB Series  

 

Maximizing Your Membership Benefits presented by Early Career Educators' committee

Oct 3, 2020 09:00 AM 

As a member of NEA you have access to 75+ programs and services developed specifically for members to save them time and money. Please join us to learn how to access these benefits via www.neamb.com/start and START saving now. (highlighting the Member Assistance Program above at this time). All members welcome, 30-45 minutes in length.

Click here to join the Zoom Meeting

 
Navigating the Student Debt Quagmire and Federal Loan Forgiveness presented by ECE

Oct 21, 2020 04:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Your union is working on several fronts to help with the student loan debt crisis in this country. We want to help you on a personal level to better understand these programs and to move you forward toward forgiveness. Please join us to learn the facts about the current federal loan forgiveness programs (including some of the changes currently becoming effective as part of new stimulus bill) and to gain access to the NEA Member Benefits Loan Forgiveness Navigation tool available at www.neamb.com/start Members with current federal loans welcome, 60 minutes in length. Student members may also be interested. 60 minutes in length

Clikc here to join the Zoom Meeting

 
Financial Essentials; Understanding the Basics of Investing, Saving and Retirement Planning presented by ECE

Nov 7, 2020 09:00 AM

Ever wondered about how your state pension actually works? Learn more about the various plans, the decisions you need to make, how all of that will impacts you today and in retirement. Do not leave your future on autopilot! Take advantage of your association member benefits and manage your financial security starting now. Regardless of how far away or close retirement may seem, this workshop will help you feel better about what’s around the next corner. This workshop can help you better understand:

  • Why you need private savings in addition to your state pension 
  • Your options for retirement savings and why they matter 
  • What you can do to plan for an enjoyable retirement

Click here to join the Zoom Meeting

 

Navigating Student Debt (loan suspension ends Dec. 1st) presented by Early Career Educators

Nov 18, 2020 04:00 PM 

Your union is working on several fronts to help with the student loan debt crisis in this country. We want to help you on a personal level to better understand these programs and to move you forward toward forgiveness. Please join us to learn the facts about the current federal loan forgiveness programs (including some of the changes currently becoming effective as part of new stimulus bill) and to gain access to the NEA Member Benefits Loan Forgiveness Navigation tool available at www.neamb.com/start Members with current federal loans welcome, 60 minutes in length. Student members may also be interested. 60 minutes in length

Clikc here to join the Zoom Meeting