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Cultural Competency & Responsiveness

The Washington State Quality Standards have 9 overarching domains. Together, they represent the key areas of quality for afterschool and youth development programs.

The domain Cultural Competency and Responsiveness defines quality programs as respecting and being responsive to the diversity of program participants, their families, and community.

Learn more about the Quality Standards.

One-Year Access to Online STARS Courses for Ongoing Credit

Join School's Out Washington's Online Learning Platform to get access to 36 award-winning online trainings developed by Cypherworx, an organization providing state-approved professional development training to out-of-school time providers.  The trainings tie to the National Core Competencies developed by National Afterschool Association, and the Washington State Core Competencies and Quality Standards.  Each...

STARS Credits: Up to 72 Ongoing Credits!
Content Area : All Content Areas

Leading from the Heart: Building Authentic Self-Awareness (Seattle, Nov. 16)

Attend this training from OneNorth Peacemaking ® and learn about Saroeum’s unique models and the Peacemaking Circle Process that celebrates our individual and collective experiences as a means to learn and create solutions. It has...

Friday, November 16, 2018
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Saroeum Phoung
STARS Credits: 7
Content Area V - Safety and Wellness; IX - Cultural Competency and Responsiveness

Embracing Family Diversity (Seattle, Nov. 20, 2018)

This workshop is the first program in the ongoing Welcoming Schools series through the Human Rights Campaign. This program provides professional development training for elementary school educators to welcome diverse families, create LGBTQ+ and gender inclusive schools, prevent bias-based...

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tracy Flynn
STARS Credits: 3
Content Area IV: Families, Communities, & Schools; VI: Interactions with Children/Youth; VIII: Professional Development & Leadership; IX: Cultural Competency & Responsiveness




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