Author: Justyna King

CCDEI Updates – 2024

The new CCDEI bill is signed! This spring, Representative Sharon Tomiko Santos, Governor Jay Inslee, and WFIS Executive Director Suzie Hanson celebrated the signing of the HB 1377 legislation, which […]

OCS Presents: Summer Series Lunch & Learns 2024

OCS Presents: Summer Series Lunch & Learns 2024 June 17th, 18th, and 20th 12pm-1pm online. Registration Required. Lunch and Learns are 60 minute professional development (PD) opportunities directed towards educators […]

Outdoor Education from CYO – 2024

Interested in exploring the Archdiocese Environmental Camp offerings? It’s not too late to schedule a Spring Environmental Camp for your school or class. Check out this flyer with more information. […]

GRACE Thanksgiving Message 2023

Dear GRACE teacher leaders! Happy Thanksgiving! I wanted to take a moment to thank you for the hard work that you are doing as your school’s teacher leaders. Your role […]

Curriculum Adoption Committee 2023-24

Curriculum Adoption Committee 2023-24 The OCS will be facilitating two separate groups of educators in looking through high quality instructional materials and curriculum in two content areas: Math Health/Wellness We […]

GRACE Teacher Leadership Retreat 2023

Growing Reflective Authentic Catholic Educators Leadership Retreat 2023 August 28th, 2023 – 8:30-2:30pm For teacher leaders who are ready to take the next step in developing their own authentic leadership […]

Annual Progress Report 2023-24

The annual progress report is an important part of Catholic school planning, goal setting, and Catholic identity reflection. Schools that are accredited through WCEA are required to complete this entire […]

Progress Reports 2021-22

Since 2014 the Office for Catholic Schools has asked that all WCEA accredited schools participate in annual progress reports that align with the goals and outcomes of the accreditation self-study […]

GRACE 2021-22 Updates

Updates for 2021-22 can be found on this page! All meetings for this upcoming school year will be virtual via ZOOM and outside of traditional school hours to eliminate the […]

GRACE New Teacher Leader Orientation – June 21st 9:30-11:30am

THIS VIRTUAL MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED! Click here to register to attend virtual meeting! Agenda: Monday, June 21st – New GRACE Teacher Leader Meeting 9:30am-11:30am 9:30 – Welcomes, introductions, purpose […]

April 2021 Update

  MAP Growth: Ending the Year Strong   As an educator, this year has delivered new and unforeseen challenges in the form of school closures and changing instructional models. To […]

NWEA MAP Testing: March 2021 Updates

March Partner Update To help ensure you have the latest information to support your use of MAP® Growth™ – be that remote or in person – this month’s communication provides […]

February 2021 MAP Testing Updates from NWEA

    February Partner Update To help ensure you have the latest information to support your use of MAP® Growth™ – be that remote or in person – this month’s […]

Winter MAP Testing 2021 Information

Questions:   If you have questions that need an immediate response, please contact our Partner Support team (1-877-469-3287) and remind them that you are with the Archdiocese of Seattle and that NWEA […]

Holocaust Curriculum Information for 2020-2021

Paul Regelbrugge, an educator, professional development and curriculum coordinator for the Holocaust Center for Humanity has brought forward an incredible opportunity (free of charge!) to provide teachers (specifically middle school […]

Technology Training 2020-2021

OCS and our partner schools are excited to provide our Catholic school educators with some technology training in the most used online platforms including Microsoft Teams and Google Classroom.  We […]

MAP Testing 2020-21: Information You Can Use

MAP testing is important for various reasons – at the OCS level, this is the data we use to provide information to various groups about our professional development needs, our […]

Lunch and Learns – Professional Development Opportunities

Lunch and Learns – Hosted by the Office of Catholic Schools   Lunch and Learns are 30 to 60 minute professional development (PD) opportunities for principals and teachers, typically held […]

MAP Testing for the FALL 2020

Summary: All students participating in MAP testing must be rostered BEFORE any testing can begin. Rostering can begin as early as August 13th and we ask that all students are […]