Superintendent Community Forums & November Alternative Learning Update

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Superintendent Reykdal Announces Series of Community Forums

Families, educators, and community members are encouraged to join the conversation with Superintendent Reykdal at a series of forums in four Washington communities. 

Community Forums:

November 28, 6:00-7:30 p.m., Skyview High School, Vancouver, WA 
November 29, 6:00-7:30 p.m., Yakima Valley Technical Skills Center (YV-TECH), Yakima, WA

For more information, review the recent OSPI news release here.  

2018 Fall WALA Workshops

The fall 2018 WALA workshops scheduled in Yakima, Spokane, Marysville, Wenatchee, Port Angeles, and Vancouver have been completed. Thank you to everyone who participated in making these events a success! If you were not able to attend a fall workshop, an outline of the topics discussed during each workshop is below for reference. 

Fall WALA Workshop Presentation Topics

  • OSPI Alternative Learning Department overview and updates
  • Rule changes in effect for 2018-19
    • Full-day Kindergarten
    • ALE course type definitions
  • CEDARS reporting requirements and discrepancies
  • Truancy Update
  • Online Learning rules and approvals 
  • Open Doors Overview
  • Compliance and audit review 

If you have questions, please contact Anissa Sharratt, ALE Program Manager, or Brad Sprague, WALA Executive Director.

Call for Presenters - WALA Spring Conference

Are you interested in presenting at the spring 2019 WALA Conference? WALA is currently seeking session proposals. Submit yours here by January 19, 2019. 

Upcoming Events

WERA/OSPI 2018 Conference
December 5-7, 2018
Hilton Seattle Airport Hotel and Conference Center
Register here

ALE Administrator Meeting
January 18, 2019
Lacey, WA
Register here

Spring 2019 WALA Conference
March 21-23, 2019
Suncadia Lodge
Register here