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.
Click here to book your housing now, the discounted rate expires October 1.

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
Click here to register and reserve your place in the academy. Registration closes September 28.

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

Participants will receive additional communication prior to our first gathering in October.