2017-18 Seattle Public Schools Professional Development

Staff and providers working in Seattle Public Schools (SPS) are welcome to attend free professional development opportunities hosted by SPS’s Community Partnerships Department. Visit their 2017-18 calendar and check out the great opportunities coming up! For more information and to register, please visit their website or email communitypartnerships@seattleschools.org. Of particular interest to school-based health center staff…

Upcoming SPS Professional Development Opportunities

Seattle Public Schools’ Community Partnerships Program offers many useful professional development sessions. Registration is now open for their 2016-2017 second semester sessions. Register and get more information about the workshops here. A few trainings coming up may be of particular interest to school-based health providers and staff. These include: Building Positive School Culture: the Intersection…

Promoting a Safe School Climate

Have you read the recently released Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) results? (Check out our coverage of the results for sexual minority students.)  Many of the results we see could be mitigated through trauma-informed communities and practices in schools. And as many of our readers might know (oftentimes due to direct participation), in Washington State…