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Flyer for event, Thriving as a Leader in Changing Times, April 9, 2021

Highlights from YDEKC’s “Thriving as a Leader in Changing Times”

Today we are reflecting on the April 9, 2021 Thriving Leaders experience by sharing with you the words of our participants and [...]

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A Deep Dive into the American Rescue Plan and ESSER III Funding Stream

Dive deep into ESSER III funding streams and how districts can use the funding stream to partner with [...]

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Topic: Advocacy

Flyer for event, Thriving as a Leader in Changing Times, April 9, 2021

Announcing Our Presenters for Thriving Leaders Event (April 9, 2021)

by Anne Arias This has been such a difficult year for so many of us, and “thriving” may be the last thing we feel capable of right now. This past week, for example, brought so much grief and anger back to the surface. After watching a video from the WA State Department of Health from last fall [...]

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Holistic Life Foundation flyer with a young person sitting cross-legged, relaxed with eyes closed.

Holistic Life Foundation: Free Drop-in Chair Yoga Classes for Youth Development Professionals (Supported by YDEKC and School’s Out Washington)

Register now for a drop-in Chair Yoga Session! Holistic Life Foundation will host 30-minute sessions Tuesdays and Thursdays through April [...]

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