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Fall Conference Success!

Thank you to all those who were able to participate in our WORD Fall Conference! We spent an amazing morning with Dr. Donald Bear and enjoyed an afternoon of learning from many different speakers. We would love to hear what you thought of the conference on our Facebook page at See our Events page for more events near you!

Bonnie Campbell Hill Winners Selected!

Each year WORD celebrates the Bonnie Campbell Hill recipients.  This special award is part of Bonnie’s Big Idea.  The award fulfills Bonnie’s dying wish to continue providing professional development to teachers.  What a gift to teachers across Washington.

Bonnie and Megan

This year the selection committee reviewed many applications and are awarding two teachers $1500 to pursue unique professional development opportunities.

Michelle Hornof

Michelle Hornof, Bellingham School District

Erika Larson

Erika Larson, Highline School District

Michelle Hornof will be traveling to Mexico to immerse herself in Spanish and the culture of many of her students.

Erika Larson will be attending the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project Institute to learn more about effective literacy instruction.