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2012 Special Education BootCamp Registration Open

Three sessions of the Special Education training, presented by the Washington Education Association Special Education Cadre, have been scheduled for three dates/locations across the state:

  • July 9-13 in Federal Way
  • July 23-27 in Yakima
  • Aug. 13-17 in Ocean Shores

(click here for details)

For a registration fee of $250, participants will receive five days of intense work on special education issues as well as 30 clock hour credits. The camp will provide hands-on training emphasizing the responsibilities of all educators working with students with disabilities. Certificated and classified personnel, general and special educators, parents, administrators and community agency personnel are all encouraged to attend.

This year's course offerings are:

  • Special Education Law
  • IEP Non-Transition (Elementary)
  • IEP Transition (Secondary)  
  • Behavior
  • The Puzzle of Autism
  • Response to Intervention (RTI)
  • Section 504 (offered in Federal Way only)
  • Universal Design for Learning
  • Effective Instruction & Brain Research (2-day session)
  • WAAS Portfolio

Boot Camp dates and locations:

July 9-13 in Federal Way
Washington Education Association
32032 Weyerhaeuser Way S.
Federal Way, WA 98001

Registration deadline is June 22 or until full. Register here for this training.

July 23-27 in Yakima
Hilton Garden Inn
401 E. Yakima Ave.
Yakima, WA 98901

Registration closes June 29 or until full. Register here for this training.

Aug. 13-17 in Ocean Shores
Shilo Inn
707 Ocean Shores Boulevard N.W.
Ocean Shores, WA 98569

Registration closes July 20 or until full. Register for this session here.

You may also register by mailing in a registration form and check. Download registration form.

Participants are responsible for their own lodging. The WEA has negotiated discounted rates at the host hotels in Yakima and Ocean Shores. You must make your own reservation by the published deadline dates to receive the discounted rate. More information is available on the individual boot camp pages.

There are also a limited number of parent scholarships available. For more information or if you have questions, please contact Shirley Jeffrey at 253-765-7073 (or toll-free 800-622-3393, Ext. 7073) or Mark Anderson at 253-765-7066 (or toll-free 800-622-3393, Ext. 7066.