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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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Cottonwood's Prairie Elementary Achieves Blue Ribbon School Award

posted by Cindy Omlin | October 23, 2014, 04:32 PM

Congratulations to the students and staff at Prairie Elementary School in Cottonwood, ID!  The school has been designated a Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.  The Blue Ribbon School program honors schools that achieve high marks or make significant improvements in their learning.  See television news coverage here.

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5 Resources to Teach Your Students Programming

posted by Cindy Omlin | October 24, 2014, 04:51 PM

As we progress into the 21st century, it’s becoming clear that learning how to program is no longer an option for our students.  For many teachers who never learned these cutting edge skills in school themselves, knowing how to help their students tackle these concepts may seem to be a daunting task.  Fortunately, the world is filled with resources for beginning programmers and the teachers who are helping them.  We’ve included our five favorite below:

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Human Trafficking Focus of Idaho PSC

posted by Cindy Omlin | October 21, 2014, 06:36 PM

Nichole Hall, Assessment Coordinator in the Idaho Department of Education, made a presentation in May to Professional Standards Commission (PSC) members on human trafficking and the need for training on this issue for Idaho's educators.  NWPE board member Mikki Nuckols and members Ginny Welton and Angie Lakey-Campbell serve on the PSC.

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