With support from OSPI, the WASA Special Education Director Academy has been developed to support those who have administrative responsibilities to Special Education. 

AUDIENCE
Registration is limited to 35 participants. 

COMMITMENT
  • $150 fee includes WA State Approved Clock Hours, face-to-face workshops, and materials
  • Two full-day face-to-face workshops
  • Two one-hour Zoom meetings


SCHEDULE
October 10, 2018 | 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Four Points by Sheraton Seattle Airport South
Breakfast and lunch included.

Four Points by Sheraton Seattle Airport South
22406 Pacific Hwy S
Des Moines, WA 98198
253.642.0100

December 5, 2018 | 9–10 a.m.
Zoom 

March 20, 2019 | 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Four Points by Sheraton Seattle Airport South
Breakfast and lunch included.

May 1, 2019 | 9–10 a.m.
Zoom

TOPICS
Full-day academy workshop topics—with a lens on your role as a special education administrator—include:

  • Starting with Why!
    • Your leadership role
  • Building and maintaining positive relationships
    • Being a part of your district system/community
    • Communicating effectively
    • Resolving disputes
  • Organizing for maximum effectiveness and efficiency
  • Knowing current certificated and classified contract implications
  • Using data to increase outcomes for students with disabilities
  • Understanding and communicating laws related to serving students with disabilities
  • Achieving balance: professional and personal

One-hour Zoom meetings will focus on emerging topics.​

REGISTRATION
Registration is closed for the 2018–19 academy. 

QUESTIONS
Contact Lisa Gehman with registration questions.
Contact Helene Paroff or Jamie Chylinski with general academy questions.

Resources

View all Special Education Director Academy resources.