Professional Learning

In search for summer professional learning?  Explore opportunities offered by Washington State School for the Blind (WSSB) and WSDS:

•   WSSB
Summer Institute for Educators
Vancouver, WA
July 24-27, 2017

The purpose of this Institute is to provide public school personnel who are, or will be, working with a blind or visually impaired (BVI) child in their local school, with foundational knowledge, skills and experiences that will allow the participant to understand the impact of vision loss on learning.

Visit WSSB for more information and registration details.

•   WSDS Recorded Webinars
The following webinars are located under our TRAINING section of the website:
– Active Learning
– Catching the Vision
– The Communication Matrix
– DB Students: Planning for Their Success
– Emergent Literacy for Students with Visual Impairments
– Identifying and Supporting Young Children
– Person Centered Planning
– Problem Behavior

•   eLearning for Educators: An OSPI Special Education State Needs Project
eLearning for Educators offers online courses designed for busy K-12 educators working with students with disabilities. The courses are:

  • Accessible anytime, anywhere
  • Available continuously
  • Available to all educators
  • Delivered 100% online
  • Accepted by OSPI for certificate maintenance

There are no registration deadlines. When you’re ready, register online and get started. You’ll have three months to complete the course.  Read more.

*Clock hours will be noted if available.