Fall Professional Learning Opportunity

October 27, 2017 in Spokane, at Whitworth University

-Registration is Open-

Registration Form

Kristin Souers PRESENTS Trauma Informed Practice

Mental Health Counselor/Consultant
Co-Author of ASCD Publication
Fostering Resilient Learners: Strategies for Creating A Trauma-Sensitive Classroom

If you would like additional information regarding this event please email Carrie Lam at Carrielamascd@gmail.com

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2017 Washington State Whole Child Award Recipient

:: Hamilton Elementary :: Port Angeles School District ::

High CEE scores, high expectations, and above state average academic scores reflect what Hamilton Elementary proudly refers to as “The Hamilton Way.”  Hamilton Elementary exemplifies a school that supports The Whole Child, ensuring each student is healthy, safe, engaged, supported and challenged.  Read more about Hamilton Elementary

 Principal Gary Pringle, students and staff of Hamilton Elementary were honored to receive the 2017 Washington State Whole Child Award last week!

Front Row: Storey Schmidt (1st Grade student), Mr. Gary L. Pringle (Principal) Second Row: Marissa Rathbone (Director of Operations, Learning and Teaching, OSPI), Shana Warsky (Parent), Rebecca Gransbury (Para-Educator), Rebecca Gundersen (5th Grade Teacher), Allison Adamich (2nd Grade Teacher), Dan Cobb (Music Teacher), Adam Taylor (Counselor), Krista Winn (PE Teacher), Alex Che (6th Grade Student), Heidi Williams (6th Grade Student), Dr. Joshua Jones (School Board President) Back Row: Dr. March Jackson (Superintendent)


WSASCD is pleased to recognize Hamilton Elementary School where educators support the Whole Child and serve as models for all educators across the state.


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Trauma-Informed Practice Summit

Join us for a full day with Kristin Souers, co-author of
‘Fostering Resilient Learners: Strategies for Creating a Trauma-Sensitive Classroom’

  Friday, June 2, 2017
Tukwila Community Center
12424 42nd Avenue South
Tukwila, WA 98165
Registration limited to 200 participants

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Whole Child & Outstanding Young Educator Award Nominations

Nomination Window – February 1 – April 14, 2017

State Whole Child Awards

The 2017 Whole Child Awards reflect the five tenets of ASCD’s Whole Child Initiative -ALL students are safe, healthy, engaged, supported, and/or challenged.  An award will be given to a school that shows evidence of ensuring one or more of the five Whole Child tenets.  Awards will be presented within the recipients’ school district at a venue of their choice.

Washington State Whole Child Nominations Form

Outstanding Young Educator Award

The Washington State ASCD (OYEA!) is an education professional, 40 years of age or younger, who demonstrates exemplary commitment and exceptional contribution to the profession. This person’s creative and innovative accomplishments within the classroom, school, district, state, or region have had a significant impact on student performance and achievement over time and provide an ongoing model of excellence in encouraging all learners to succeed. The educator’s body of work consistently proves leadership among colleagues.

Outstanding Young Educator Award Form


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Fall/Winter Curriculum in Context

Redefining Literacy In Education (pdf)

Spring/Summer Journal available in May
Theme: Data-Driven Decision Making to Improve Educational Outcomes for All Learners
Submissions Due March 15, 2017
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ASCD Conference in Anaheim – Join us!


Discover a new professional learning experience at ASCD Empower 17

in Anaheim, California – March 25-27, 2017

Please use the promotional code WAAFF when registering. A portion of your registration will go directly to our affiliate.
If you plan to attend the National Conference, did you know you can get Washington State clock hours*
*Must have registration receipt and Certificate of Completion
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Congratulations Jason Lee Middle School

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Jason Lee Middle School, from Tacoma Public Schools, was awarded the prestigious ASCD Vision in Action Award at the National ASCD Conference in Atlanta on April 2nd. Congratulations to principal Christine Brandt and her staff!
To learn more about Jason Lee Middle School and its approach to a whole child education, listen to an episode of the Whole Child Podcast featuring Jason Lee staff and read the full press release.
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