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Shifting Schools - Implementing Distance Learning

Shifting Schools - Implementing Distance Learning

Individual Educator Strand

Mon, April 20 12:00 AM - Fri, June 12 2020 11:59 PM

Administered by ESD 123


  • Jeff Utecht


04/21 - At this time, we are no longer accepting new registrations for Shifting Schools - Implementing Distance Learning as the registration is full. We are working with Jeff Utecht to provide additional Professional Development this summer and will advertise for this as it becomes available.


Individual Educator Strand

Transition your teaching strategies to engage all students in a distance learning model. The Washington Association of Educational Service Districts (AESD) is proud to partner with international education consultant Jeff Utecht to offer educators 10 virtual sessions, beginning April 20th through June 12th.


We strongly believe in supporting educators throughout these uncertain times, as well as into the next school year. These trainings will support teachers as they work to meet OSPI’s recent directive to “Build on each student’s strengths, interests and needs and use this knowledge to positively impact learning.”


The 10 virtual meeting sessions will focus on a phased-in approach to distance learning:

  • Phase 1: Setting Up Your System
  • Phase 2: Preparing for Learning
  • Phase 3: New Learning Begins


Each session will consist of a one-hour presentation via Zoom, time for educators to ask questions for support, and actionable steps that educators can take to continue to build their distance learning system. Each action step aligns with OSPI’s priorities for administrators: Compassion, Communication and Common Sense


Register for 4 sessions at $125/person, or 10 sessions at $250/person.


Educators will be supported in cohorts of 50 participants. Educators are asked to self-identify when they register, based on the following criteria & can register by clicking on the appropriate blue criteria buttons: 

Grade Level Band

Student Connectedness




ESD & OSPI Content Coordinators

Click Here to register as an ESD or OSPI Content Coordinator    

Event Notes

Zoom session times will be emailed to participants after registration is complete.


  • April 20-24 2020 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
  • Mon, April 27 12:00 AM - Fri, May 1 2020 11:59 PM
  • May 4-8 2020 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
  • May 11-15 2020 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
  • May 18-22 2020 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
  • May 25-29 2020 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
  • June 1-5 2020 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
  • June 8-12 2020 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM