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Northwest Professional Educators (NWPE) provides teacher liability insurance, legal services, and caring support without paying for controversial political agendas. Partnered with the Association of American Educators, NWPE advances teacher choice in Washington, Idaho, and Oregon by providing an inexpensive, nonpartisan teacher union alternative that saves teachers, paraprofessionals and principals hundreds of dollars per year. Let the fastest-growing nonunion teacher association in our region protect your career, your reputation, and your future. Join now for twice the liability insurance of the teachers union, guaranteed legal services, and classroom support benefiting academic professionals!

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What to Do When Technology Fails

posted by Melissa | January 16, 2018, 04:44 pm

It happens to the best of us. We have a great lesson and the center of it is a bit of technology. Maybe your computer won’t boot right when you’re trying to show the one video that would explain your current subject perfectly, or maybe the flashlights you were planning to use for your science lesson are all out of batteries. I once planned a year-long project with my students that relied heavily on a website that went down half-way through the year. If there’s one thing that we can rely on with technology, it’s that we can’t always rely on it. So, what do we do when the technology that we’re using fails us?

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Patricia Donovan-Hopkins Awarded Scholarship

posted by Cindy Omlin | January 16, 2018, 01:53 pm

Congratulations to Patricia Donovan-Hopkins, 4th grade teacher at Columbia Valley Gardens Elementary School in Kalama, WA, Longview School District.  She was awarded a $500 scholarship by Brenda Miller, NWPE Regional Director and Lori Porter, NWPE Board Member, at a staff meeting on January 10, 2018.  She will use the scholarship to attend the "Learning and the Brain" conference in New York City, April 19-21, 2018.  The focus of the conference is "The Science of Stress."

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Weekly News Round-Up for January 12th

posted by Melissa | January 12, 2018, 02:38 pm

Each week, NWPE brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, we find the news our members really want to see. This week, a teacher gets arrested for asking a question, parents complain about conditions in Baltimore schools, school funding inequalities, and more.

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