WATAC Spring Conference

Register now for the 3rd annual Spring Conference of the Washington State Teacher Advisory Council (WATAC) on May 4 – 5, 2019, at Cedarbrook Lodge in Seatac. Educators will have opportunities to learn from their colleagues, network and share with one another and hear from a stellar line-up of session presenters and guest speakers.

Who Can Attend: The Spring Conference is open to all teacher leaders, classified staff and administrators, including award-winning educators – the Regional, State and National Teachers of the Year, the Regional and State Classified Employees of the Year, the Principals of the Year and the Winners and Finalists of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching, OSPI Fellows and NBCTs.

Dates: May 4-5, 2019

Location: Cedarbrook Lodge, Seattle, WA.

Cost: $75-$125

Included in Conference Registration: Dinner on May 4, breakfast and lunch on May 5, and materials. Overnight lodging included with the $100-$125 registration fee.

Not Included in Conference Registration: Travel, parking, or 10 clock hours (additional $20 fee).

New sessions:

  • Robert Hand, 2019 Washington Teacher of the Year: Keynote
  • Mandy Manning, 2018 National Teacher of the Year: Educator Panel
  • Katie Brown, 2014 Washington Teacher of the Year: Educator Panel
  • Camille Jones, 2017 Washington Teacher of the Year: Educator Panel
  • Mark Ray, 2012 Washington Teacher of the Year: Educator Panel
  • Melissa Charette, 2018 Regional Teacher of the Year: Transforming Special Education Inclusion Practices
  • Sheila Stuhlsatz, 2014 ESD 112 Regional Teacher of the Year: What are They (Students) Thinking?
  • Caitlin Sonn, Longview Public Schools: What are They (Students) Thinking?
  • Bethany Rivard, 2016 ESD 112 Regional Teacher of the Year: Giving Students Voices
  • New! Shari Conditt, 2016 WA History Teacher of the Year and 2015 ESD 112 Regional Teacher of the Year: Educating to Advocate
  • Pamelia Valentine, 2013 Regional Teacher of the Year: Innovating Education – STEAM
  • Michaela McCoy, Physical Science Teacher in Shelton Public Schools: Innovating Education – STEAM
  • Toni Ochoa, Science and Robotics Teacher in Shelton Public Schools: Innovating Education – STEAM
  • Jeff Wehr, 2011 ESD 101 Regional Teacher of the Year: Using Policy Knowledge and Contacting Legislators
  • Ryan Healy, 2019 ESD 113 Regional Teacher of the Year: Social Emotional Learning and Character Education
  • Denisha Saucedo, 2018 Puget Sound ESD Regional Teacher of the Year: Equity Tools
  • Lucinda Young, WEA Lobbyist: Legislative Session Re-cap

Register Now