News Archive

We’ll be posting to this blog pretty regularly with news and information about the Special Education Support Center: updates on resources, training opportunities, conferences, and other collaborations.  See a topic that interests you?  Please comment. At that point, you’ll be given the option to subscribe and receive notifications of future posts.

Registration Open for 2018 Boot Camps

The WEA has announced two Special Education Boot Camps for 2018: June 25-28, 2018, in Spokane, and July 10-13, 2018, at the Great Wolf Lodge, in Grand Mound. Participants will receive four days of intense work on special education issues as well as 24 clock hour...

SESC Website Has New Look & Features

WEA’s Special Education Support Center website has been upgraded with a home page redesign that adds visual interest, gives visitors one-click access to more resources, including the news feed. The changes to the SESC website add to the considerable features that have...

Check Out the Updated SpEd Class List

The SESC class list has been updated - now offering a total of nineteen 3- and 6-hour courses & workshops. The Special Education Support Center offers professional learning courses to schools, districts, community groups, advocacy organizations, and individuals...

New Rules & Regulations on Aversive Interventions

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction website provides information relative to data reporting for restraint or isolation of students as mandated by Substitute House Bill 1240 (2015). RCW 28A.600.485 requires any school employee, resource officer, or...

U.S. Dept. of Ed Launches Revamped IDEA Website

The US Department of Education has launched a new IDEA website with information and resources about the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.  The resource comes three months after the previous site crashed due to technical problems. The Individuals with...

WEA Special Ed Cadre Class Offerings

Members of the WEA Special Ed Cadre facilitate classes (on request) for schools, community organizations and WEA affiliates. These courses are updated each year and designed to address current topics in special education. Supported by a State Needs Grant through the...

Ready to Roll

The structure for the new Special Ed Support Center website is in place and a lot of great content has been migrated from the old website. However, as the word “launch” implies, tomorrow is just the beginning. And, you, as a member of the Special Ed Cadre, will be at...