Category: Curriculum and Instruction|Keystone|Professional Development

Religion and Family Life Textbooks and Planning

While you are preparing to close out this year, it may also be a good time to review Religion instructional materials to better address current instructional needs of your buildings, PreK-12. We are receiving inquiries from parents aabout what/how and when we teach family life in our Catholic schools. With the new state law launching […]

2021 Annual Private Schools Summer Conference-OSPI

2021 Annual Private Schools Summer Conference – OSPI This year private school educators are invited to choose up to three FREE virtual professional learning opportunities as part of the OSPI’s Annual Private Schools Summer Conference. Each session is FREE to private school educators employed by State Board of Education approved private schools. Training materials are included. Clock […]

Religion and Family Life – Support and Publishers

Dear School Leaders, As you are completing this year and planning for next year, the Religion publishers are ready to help support your work with materials and/or training. If you are seeking new religion or Family life textbooks or just need updates or training, the Religion publishers are ready to help! The RELIGION CURRICULUM tab […]

Slingerland Literacy Institute – Summer offerings!

Slingerland Literacy Institute has expanded their offerings from just brick and mortar to online opportunities so all regions can have easier access to this amazing instructional resource. Slingerland Techniques for Teaching Reading Skills – ONLINE Dates:  June 28 to July 9, 2021 (No class on July 5) Times:  8:00 am to 10:15 am Clock Hours:  […]

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 on Tuesdays at 12pm-1pm via ZOOM. Each Lunch and Learn has a different focus, and all teachers and principals are encouraged to join. All PDs […]

DEI Summer Learning for Students and Teachers

The Diversity Committee has shared some PD resources recommended by Alison Park,  our facilitator at last summer’s DIVERSITY Day in August. About Blink: Alison Park is the founder of Blink Consulting, an educational consultancy that is critically rethinking diversity. Before Blink, Alison taught for thirteen years in the public, non-profit and private sectors. For more […]

Regional Curriculum Development Day, March 13, 2020

March 13 will fast approach! Regions are planning exciting initiatives and possibilities for their teachers at the regional level, take a peek! Executive Principals are responsible for completing the online registration form for the regions. We ask that all Executive Principals submit the completed plan no later than February 13, 2020. Funding of $2,000 per […]

Catholic Relief Services – Operation Rice Bowl 2020

The Season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, February 26th through Holy Thursday, April 9, 2020. CRS Rice Bowl is a Lenten program of prayer, fasting, learning, and giving. The educational materials assist ongoing parish and school efforts in developing a spirituality of justice and solidarity with those most in need. Donations help fund CRS […]

Join us for the Guatemala Immersion Encounter with Maryknoll – June 24 – July 2, 2020

“This trip by far was one of the most fulfilling of my entire life. I am completely inspired by all the students, teachers, and people we met during the trip.” – Lisa, Spanish Teacher, Seattle, WA Calling all Catholic educators: teachers, catechists, principals! Join us June 24 – July 2, 2020 for an experience of […]