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

Event Partners


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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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Spring/Summer Curriculum in Context

Data Driven Decision Making to Improve Educational Outcomes for All Learners (pdf)

Fall/Winter Journal available in October
Theme: Building Resiliency
Submissions Due September 15, 2017
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Did You Join Us at the ASCD Conference in Anaheim?

Did you attend…



Need Clock Hours?
When you take online courses through ASCD or attend international ASCD professional development events, you can receive clock hours through Washington State ASCD.

Request for Clock Hours for PD Online Courses
Request for Clock Hours for ASCD Institutes
Clock Hour form for Annual Conference–2017  *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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