We are excited to bring you this new series of trainings focused on providing a lens of relational equity and cultural competency for the purpose of improving student engagement through effective classroom management focused on student-to-educator relationships and student-to-student relationships. The purpose of educator relationships is to increase student hope and resiliency as the greatest factor toward graduation and individual success. 

M1. Culturally Responsive Classroom Communities
Module 1:  Thursday, 1/11/2024 @ 5:00pm – 8:00 pm

To register for CR Classroom Communities click HERE 

Where: Held in person at Summit UniServ Council

Address: 201 43rd Ave SE Puyallup WA 98374
Clock Hours: 3 free clock hours per training, with a possible total of 15

Course Objectives:  

•Apply the cultural competency framework of awareness(see), understanding(hear), skills(know) and advocacy(champion) to increase relational and instructional effectiveness with students from diverse populations including, but not limited to socioeconomic, language, ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, gender, religion, age and ability. 

•Apply the unique research traits of student resiliency as a primary factor in closing the opportunity/achievement gap to build relational strategies that focus on asset-based instruction and that develop student hope and resiliency.

•Apply the culturally responsive strategies of educator-to-student and student-to-student relationships as a tier-one intervention to build and sustain relationships in the classroom as the basis for culturally responsive classroom management.

•Demonstrate the Culture of Courageous Conversations in school-based relationships including student-to-student, educator-to-whole class, student, family and between educators.

•Complete 1 hour of homework by reflecting on culturally responsive practices in your buildings, classrooms, and programs.  Identify and apply culturally responsive strategies to the 5 types of school-based relationships.  Identify the 21% of students who fall into the low hope and resiliency category and provide a tier 2 or 3 intervention.

Click HERE to register for Culturally Responsive Classroom Communities (3 CH) 

Upcoming Modules in the series… 

M2. Culturally Responsive Classroom Relationships: w/ special guest Dr. Patish
Module 2:  Thursday, 1/25/2024 @ 5:00pm – 8:00 pm 

M3. Culturally Responsive Classroom Interactions
Module 3:  Thursday, 2/08/2024 @ 5:00pm – 8:00 pm 

M4. Culturally Responsive Behavior Interventions
Module 4:  Thursday, 2/22/2024 @ 5:00pm – 8:00 pm 

M5. Culturally Responsive Systems of Equity in Preventative Strategies/Interventions
Module 5:  Thursday, 3/14/2024 @ 5:00pm – 8:00 pm

*Three Clock Hours are available for each training module

CR Module 1: Culturally Responsive Classroom Communities (3 CH)
To register click HERE

The Culturally Responsive modules 2 through 5 will be open for registration at a later date.

Questions? Feel free to reach out to Ashley Lindsay at 253-845-4535 or email alindsay@washingtonea.org