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 […]

Updated School Retention Schedule from Archives Office Now Available

Dear School Leaders, The Archives Office at the Chancery has just released an updated version of the Catholic Schools Retention Schedule protocol located at:  Catholic Schools Records RETENTION Schedule_2021-Archives Office This additonal link takes you to the comprehensive Catholic Schools Retention Schedule is located:  https://archseattle.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Schools-Records-Retention-Schedule_2021_06_03.pdf Please share with your school office team to ensure protocols […]

Slingerland: 2021 Summer Comprehensive Teacher Training Class

The Slingerland® Institute for Literacy is an amazing partner working with the Diversified Learners Committee. There are still a few summer openings for interested teachers. To view their comprehensive teacher offerings, please click here. 2021 Summer Comprehensive Teacher Training Class in Seattle, WA When: 7/27/2021, 7/28/2021, 7/29/2021, 7/30/2021, 8/2/2021, 8/3/2021, 8/4/2021, 8/5/2021, 8/6/2021, 8/9/2021, 8/10/2021, 8/11/2021, […]

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 need for substitutes and to minimize losing instructional time in the classroom. 2021-22 GRACE Meeting Schedule:  Sept. 14 – 3:30-5:30pm  October 19 – with principals […]

Come and Be Fed – Conversations with Archbishop Etienne 

One of the great outcomes of the Year of the Eucharist is the excellent resources we have been given to use as teaching aids. Please share this resource with your religion teachers. Come and Be Fed – Conversations with Archbishop Etienne  Archbishop Etienne filmed a series of videos about the Eucharist, including three videos with local […]

Early Learning Newsletter June 7th

Early Learning Update Week of June 7th Each week I will send out an Early Learning Update email.  These are meant to be quick updates on any relevant items for the week including resources, Professional Development, new health department info and more. Items Covered: All: Reflections and Thank you Licensed Only: Check to make sure […]

WSCC Catholic Advocacy Bulletin #18 – legislative wrap-up edition

WSCC Catholic Advocacy Bulletin #18 – legislative wrap-up edition Good News: Newly Signed Bills The legislative session ended on April 25, and Governor Jay Inslee was given 20 subsequent days to sign bills into law. Bills in this section were recently signed into law and are listed by date signed. To read the full report […]

Welcoming our new Pastoral Leadership!

June marks the time for many transitions for school and parish life! A time to say goodbye and a time of welcome! Transitions can be very smooth or sometimes, chlanenging. The Office for Pastoral Ministeries has created a new handbook with resources to assist school/parish communities as they say goodbye and welcome new pastoral leaders. […]

Emergency Connectivity Fund Program ( ECF)

Two big announcements came out of Washington regarding new federal aid to address broadband and connectivity.  There are two separate programs–  one for schools and one for families.  Both are through the Federal Communications Commission, not the US Department of Education. Emergency Connectivity Fund Program (ECF)  The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved rules this week governing the $7.1 billion […]

Early Learning Newsletter May 31st

Early Learning Update Week of May 31st Each week I will send out an Early Learning Update email.  These are meant to be quick updates on any relevant items for the week including resources, Professional Development, new health department info and more. Items Covered: Posting, Communicating and Marketing Open Positions Early Learning Roundtable Recordings Catalog […]

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

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 of the GRACE program:  Professional Learning Communities – DuFour’s Learning by Doing book CEL 5D Framework for Teacher Evaluation & Peer Evaluations – Focus on Curriculum & Pedagogy for 2021-22 Equity […]