WaKIDS 101 Asynchronous Course (July 26, 2021-August 9, 2021)

WaKIDS 101 Asynchronous Course (July 26, 2021-August 9, 2021)

Teacher Training

Mon, July 26 9:00 AM - Mon, August 9 2021 11:59 PM


  • Whitney White


WaKIDS 101 is the one-time asynchronous online training required for all kindergarten teachers new to WaKIDS (including Transitional Kindergarten and certificated Special Education teachers who provide instruction to kindergarten children with disabilities).  

WaKIDS 101 explores all three components of WaKIDS (Family Connection, Early Learning Collaboration, and Whole-child Assessment), elements of high-quality full-day kindergarten, documentation, observation, and the MyTeachingStrategies® platform. Participants will gain a better understanding of how observation is foundational to effective and developmentally appropriate instruction, how to create a developmentally appropriate and high-quality kindergarten environment and will explore strategies and resources for collecting and leveling documentation.   

Please Note the Following:

  1. Teachers are required to complete WaKIDS 101 prior to administering WaKIDS for the 2021-22 school year.
  2. WaKIDS 101 is a self-paced asynchronous course that does not offer in-person meetings. Participants can complete the 12 hours of coursework at their own pace throughout the course window.   
  3. Optional Zoom office hours are available for additional support  
  4. Within WaKIDS 101 is the opportunity to complete the Interrater Reliability (IRR) Certification (worth 2 additional clock hours, for a total of 14 clock hours). 

To Complete Your Registration and Receive Clock Hours and Reimbursement: 

  1. Create a pdEnroller account. If you already have a pdEnroller account, you can disregard this step. To create an account, click on the Log in link on the top right-hand side of this screen. You will need your name and an email address (please use your school email if available). 
  2. After creating your account, click Register to be directed to the registration survey (be prepared to provide your mailing address and the same email you used to create your pdEnroller account).
  3. After you have taken the survey, you will receive a confirmation email from pdEnroller to confirm your course enrollment (this email might take a few days).

Event Notes

Thank you for registering for the WaKIDS 101 Asynchronous Training course. You will receive a detailed email from wakids@k12.wa.us a business day or two prior to your course start date. Please be on the lookout for this email, as it includes: 

  • - Your WaKIDS 101 instructor’s name  

  • - Your login information for the WaKIDS 101 Moodle course  

  • - Your MyTeachingStrategies® username  

  • - Electronic copies of relevant course materials 


Additionally, you will also receive mailed course materials to the address you supplied during registration. These materials are yours to keep and are intended to be reference material. WaKIDS 101 will contain all needed course material.   


If you have questions about your upcoming WaKIDS 101 training course or need to switch to a different course, please contract wakids@k12.wa.us. 


  • Mon, July 26 - Mon, August 9 2021
    9:00 AM - 11:59 PM


Registration is handled externally.

Professional Hours

Clock Hour Number: SPM0074
14.00 Clock Hours