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King County Professional Learning System

School’s Out Washington (SOWA) is both honored and excited to partner with Best Starts for Kids (BSK) King County to introduce the King County Professional Learning System to support free and accessible professional development and training opportunities for organizations and/or individuals that are:

What to expect

Beginning in early 2021, access to a robust training calendar via School’s Out Washington’s website. This training calendar will be updated quarterly and hold all trainings available through this system. We hope this supports organizations and individuals to better plan out their quality improvement and professional development opportunities in advance. Trainings will be a mix of SOWA curated trainings, partner organization specialized content – including the Weikart Center’s Youth Program Quality Intervention trainings, and external contracted facilitators to support a variety of field expertise and experiences.

Our vision

To have clear pathways to support organizations in building and sustaining high-quality programming with easier access and navigation to engage with our services. 

How to engage

check out our available trainings on our calendar. Sign up for our newsletter to get notified when we update our calendar with new training opportunities and find other ways to engage with SOWA.

Questions

About how to engage with this training system, email Janell Jordan jjordan@schoolsoutwashington.org

Questions regarding a specific training opportunity and/or registration, please email our training team at training@schoolsoutwashington.org

Note: During the Coronavirus pandemic SOWA is committed to supporting your organization and staff’s professional development and training needs. Until further notice all trainings will be FREE and virtual to any youth development and/or educational professional regardless of geographic location, organization/company, or relationship to SOWA. 

Calendar of Workshops

Mar 

13 

**Insight Leadership Series – Part 2 – Lead as Facilitator 

Mar 

15 

Kick-off Webinar: Online 30 Hour Basics 

Mar  16

Trauma Informed SEL

Mar 17

Partnerships Quick Connections

Mar 

19 

Closing Webinar: Online 30 Hour Basics 

Mar 

20 

**Insight Leadership Series – Part 2 – Lead as Facilitator 

Mar  23

Chair-Based Yoga for Youth Development Professionals

Mar 

23 

Sensory Processing  

Mar 

25 

Leap into Science 

Mar 25

Chair-Based Yoga for Youth Development Professionals

Mar 26

Virtual Learning Supports

Mar 

27 

**Insight Leadership Series – Part 2 – Lead as Facilitator 

Mar 

30 

PQA: Youth/ School-Aged Basics 

Apr 

01  

Chair-Based Yoga for Youth Development Professionals 

Apr 

05  

Closing Webinar–30 Hour STARS 

Apr 

06 

Chair-Based Yoga for Youth Development Professionals 

Apr 

08 

Chair-Based Yoga for Youth Development Professionals 

Apr 

09 

Thriving as a Leader in Changing Times

Apr 

10 

Insight Leadership Series Part III: Leader as Creator 

Apr 

13 

Chair-Based Yoga for Youth Development Professionals 

Apr 

14 

Homework Help and Learning Support 

Apr 

15 

Chair-Based Yoga for Youth Development Professionals 

Apr  

17 

Insight Leadership Series Part III: Leader as Creator 

Apr 

20 

Chair-Based Yoga for Youth Development Professionals 

Apr  

21 

Quick Connections–Partnership Series

Apr  

22 

Foundations for Summer Learning  

Apr 

22 

Chair-Based Yoga for Youth Development Professionals 

Apr 

24 

Insight Leadership Series Part III: Leader as Creator 

Apr 

26  

Opening Webinar–30 Hour STARS 

Apr 

27 

Understanding & Addressing Anti Blackness at ELO's Part I

Apr 

28 

Understanding & Addressing Anti Blackness at ELO's Part II

May 

03  

Closing Webinar–30 Hour STARS 

May  

04 

Exploring Structural Racism

May  

05 

Cultivating Empathy 

May  

15 

Virtual Mini Symposium  

May  

18 

Planning with Data  

May  

19 

Quick Connections – Partnership Series 

May  

25  

Program Planning and Transitions

May  

27 

Opening Webinar–30 Hour STARS 

Jun 

02 

Closing Webinar–30 Hour STARS 

Jun  

03 

Building Sustainable School-Community Partnerships

Jun  

16 

Quick Connections–Partnership Series 

Jun  

17 

Who Taught You That? 

Jun  

23 

Culturally Responsive Programming

Jun 

24 

Water Safety Training  

Jun  

29 

Pathway to Family Partnerships

Jun 

30 

Opening Webinar–30 Hour STARS