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These professional development opportunities are NOT sponsored or provided by the NWESD. The NWESD is not responsible for organizing these events or registering participants and does not endorse the instructor or guarantee the content. If you have questions about any of these listings or wish to register, please contact the organizing entity directly.

The Aspiring Superintendents Academy

For experienced district leaders, building leaders, and teacher leaders who aspire to the role of superintendent.

Whether you have already attained your superintendent certification or are thinking of entering a certification program, the Aspiring Superintendents Academy can help provide a blueprint for success in key areas of the role. The academy is limited to 35 aspiring superintendents.


Making the Most of Meaningful Math Models in K-6 Classrooms

September 16, 2019 | NWESD | 7:30 am Registration and Breakfast 8:00 am – 9:30 am Session Time| FREE, breakfast provided

Speaker: James Burnett, the Founder and CEO of ORIGO Education. He started the company because he is passionate about education and is continually striving to improve the way mathematics is taught. Over the past two decades, he has authored and co-authored more than 300 mathematics resources for teachers and students aged 5 to 12 and regularly speaks to audiences across Australia and North America.

James aims to lift the profile of mathematics through dynamic professional learning and the development of quality print and innovative digital resources for the classroom. These achievements were recently recognized by winning the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in his home country of Australia.

Intended audience: K-6 teachers, coaches, instructional specialists, SPED teachers, principals

Description: Versatile models help teachers to articulate topics across elementary grades. Participants will discover practical activities using number lines, dot arrays, and area representations that can be used to teach major ideas involving basic facts, whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and computation strategies with deep conceptual understanding.

Contact for more information: Bruce L. Irla, b_irla@origomath.com, (360) 990-7700

WGU Washington Incentive Program

WGU Washington has agreed to provide certain enrollment incentives for specific baccalaureate and master’s degree programs to school district and NWESD staff throughout the NWESD region

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