Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Thurs. 6/30 @ 2 pm: Using Prezi for Education

Using Prezi for Education – everyone is welcome. 

Join us to learn about Prezi: a free, user-friendly, zoom-based presentation tool that is a great alternative to PowerPoint.

Thursday, June 30th, 2 pm Pacific

Presented by:
Suzanne Chandler, Whatcom Community College
Ann Garnsey-Harter, Shoreline Community College

Where: Elluminate (click link below and type in your name):

Sponsored by the Washington eLearning Community:

Visit the blog to find links to recordings of previous sessions, a calendar of future events, our twitter and rss feeds, and ways to provide your feedback.

For questions, please contact:

Scott Dennis
eLearning Professional Development Manager
WA State Board, Community & Technical Colleges
PO Box 42495 | 1300 Quince Street SE  Olympia, WA 98504-2495 
Voice: 360.747.7211
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Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Community College Teaching Certificate Program

There is a great training opportunity coming up this summer!  CWU’s Community College Teaching Certificate Program

Find out more information here.

Still have questions?

Contact: Marji Morgan, Dean
College of Arts and Humanities
Central Washington University
400 East University Way
Ellensburg, WA  98926-7518
phone:  509-963-1858
fax:  509-963-1851

Save the Dates - September 29th and 30th

Teaching & Technology:
A summit of professional development, information technology, faculty and eLearning leaders working toward
a better understanding of perspectives and processes for communication and collaboration -
 supporting student success

September 29th – 30th
Dumas Bay Centre
Federal Way, WA

This Summit is designed for college TEAMS.

Who should be included in your team?
·         Faculty
·         eLearning Coordinators
·         Professional Development Coordinators
·         Information and Instructional Technology Leaders

For more information please contact  

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Early Childhood Professional Development

20 Hours Early Childhood Basic Training Mixed

20 Hour Class Hybrid – July 9th and 23rd 2011 (homework required to meet 20 hours)
9:00 am  - 4:00 pm

Contact Debbie via email or phone at 253-222-5016 for more information or to register.

Location details:
421 165th Street South
Spanaway, WA 98387

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Nanotechnology Workshop for Educators

 FREE Summer Workshop August 3rd5th, 2011
Train the NanoTrainer
Chemeketa Community College -Salem, Oregon

Join us for a free3 day summer workshop introducing High School and Community College educators to nanotechnology. Educators will learn how to bring this emerging science into the
 classroom through interactive experiments, lab tours, and curriculum that are aligned with WA and OR curriculum requirements.

Participants Receive

•$300 Stipend • Breakfast and lunch daily • Supplies to bring back to your classroom • Professional Development credit • WA and OR clock hours offered  

2011 Focus –Energy

Day 1: Wednesday, August 3rd8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Day 2: Thursday, August 4th
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Day 3: Friday, August 5th
8:00 AM to 3:30 PM

For more information or to register, please contact
Maureen Devery at 206-934-7014 or

Mark your calendars - October 13th & 14th

Sponsored by NW eLearning Community (NWeLearn) & Washington Online eLearning Community. 
Mark your calendars for the 2011 NWeLearn Conference, Oct 13 & 14, 2011, Vancouver, WA.  It’s a great conference at a great price!

News: Susan M Zvacek, Ph.D announced as keynote. Call for papers is open! 

Accessibility & Universal Design for Learning Workshop

Tue. June 7, 2011, 2 pm (PT) 3 pm (MT)
Join us for this webinar in which Julie Shen will share the principles of UDL as well as practical tips on how you can make your presentations more accessible to learners of all abilities!

Ms. Shen is the subject librarian for business and computer science at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. Her interest in accessibility began when she learned about Universal Design for Learning through a Faculty Learning Community at Cal Poly’s Faculty Center for Professional Development. Now she designs all of her workshops and learning objects with UDL in mind.

Info page with registration link for the webinar.

For best results use a headset, however you may participate at a minimum using speakers.   Additional suggestions included in appointment link in confirmation e-mail.