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Teaching & Learning

Teaching & Learning

About Teaching & Learning

The Northwest Educational Service District’s Teaching & Learning Department is committed to offering quality professional development and technical assistance to our region’s districts. Our coordinated services will assure equity and opportunity to all of our region’s students to help prepare them for college, career and citizenship.

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Teaching & Learning Programs

Climate Science Education

Climate Science Education

A multi-faceted approach to climate science education for the 2018-2019 school year.

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Computer Science

Computer Science

Growing educator leadership capacity around computer science and the understanding and implementation of the Washington State Computer Science Learning Standards.

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Curriculum Directors

Curriculum Directors

Support and resources for those in the NWESD region that serve as teaching and learning leads within their district.

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District Assessment Coordinators

District Assessment Coordinators

Support and resources for those in the NWESD region that serve as District Assessment Coordinator (DAC) in their district.

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Educator Effectiveness (BEST/TPEP)

Educator Effectiveness (BEST/TPEP)

Teacher and Principal Evaluation Program (TPEP) support and resources for administrators, district staff, and teachers.

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ELL Cooperative

ELL Cooperative

The ELL Coop strives to develop capacity for ELL Specialists to deliver training within their own district; including support and training and teacher training to member districts while internal capacity is being developed.

Cooperative member districts wanting to access the materials and resources can find them located on the Canvas site.

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Extracurricular Student Programs

Extracurricular Student Programs

Each year, in early winter and spring, the NWESD coordinates three highly anticipated student programs that provide an outside-of-the-classroom arena for students and teachers to hone their skills in writing, art, and basic knowledge

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Fellows

Fellows

The Fellows Network is a group of instructional leaders who help school districts implement the state learning standards in mathematics, English Language Arts (ELA), and science as well as Early Learning guidelines.

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Highly Capable

Highly Capable

Support and resources for administrators and teachers in the understanding of the Highly Capable law and assist with the development of enhanced learning programs for all students based on their needs.

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Literacy

Literacy

Literacy services provide leadership and specific program offerings to individuals, schools, and districts that meet the challenge of providing research-based literacy instruction to all students, in all grade levels, across all disciplines.

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Math

Math

Improving mathematics coordination within the region is one of the most vital challenges we encounter. We work with our regional partners to build a comprehensive, coherent and collaborative system of mathematics education that is research-based and standards compliant.

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Migrant Education Program (MEP)

Migrant Education Program (MEP)

NWESD Migrant Education Program is funded by the Washington State OSPI MEP Office and is contracted to deliver quality services to the migrant project and non-project districts.

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Science

Science

Science services support science education reform for students, teachers, schools, and districts. We provide professional development, technical assistance, content training, and access to cooperative services to supplement classroom materials.

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Systems & School Improvement

Systems & School Improvement

The NWESD supports schools and districts engaged in a data-driven (Data Support), research-based, and results-oriented system focused on the improvement of student achievement. Additionally, we provide technical assistance to schools and districts already “in improvement” which may be receiving services from the Secondary Education and School Improvement Office at OSPI.

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Title 1/LAP

Title 1/LAP

The Title 1/LAP Network meets quarterly to bring together the Title 1 and LAP directors from our districts with our liaison from the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction. Resources, schedules and links for the Title 1/LAP network are coming soon to the library.

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