ABOUT

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

COMMITMENT
• Meeting participation
• Academy evaluation participation
• Travel and housing expenses, if applicable

2020–21 SESSION MODULES 

• Understanding state and local priorities
• Leadership skill development including building strong relationships with others
• Communication skill development
• Effective strategic management skills including organizational skill/structures
• Fiscal management
• Laws regarding students with disabilities
• Serving students with disabilities in a remote learning environment
• Supporting students with disabilities in inclusive settings
• Emerging issues

2020–21 SCHEDULE

September 24 |  8:30–10 a.m.
Zoom

October 29 | 8:30–10 a.m.
Zoom

December 3 | 8:30–10 a.m.
Zoom

January 14 | 8:30–10 a.m.
Zoom

February 18 | 8:30–10 a.m.
Zoom

March 25 | 8:30–10 a.m.
Zoom

April 15 | 8:30–10 a.m.
Zoom

May 13 | 8:30–10 a.m.
Zoom

June 3 | 8:30–10 a.m. Revised 2.19.21
Zoom

2021–22 REGISTRATION

Registration for the 2021–22 academy will open by mid-July. 

QUESTIONS

Contact Jamie Chylinski with registration and meeting questions.
Contact Helene Paroff at hparoff@wasa-oly.org or 509.953.9512 with general academy questions. 

RESOURCES

View all Special Education Director Academy resources.