Consortium Connection 10/11-10/20

WWNAEC News and Notifications

WWNAEC Meeting

Thursday, Nov. 16th, 9am-12pm

4248 S 288th St, Auburn, WA 98001

Please join us for an in-person meeting hosted by Federal Way Native Ed. as well as a welcoming by Thomas Jefferson Native Club students.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Upcoming Government-to-Goverment Traning

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Updated STI Training Info

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Click the link below for the PDF with the Hyperlinks for registration

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Job Opening

Region 16

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Job Opening with Region 16

Job Opening with UWTacoma - EdD Faculty Director

Please reach out to Dr. Knaus ( for any questions and if you have any recommendations of potential candidates.

Faculty rank will be associate or full professor, DOQ. The search advisory committee will begin reviewing applications on November 01, 2023 (priority review date), although the position will be opened until filled. Applicants must submit all of their materials in Interfolio for full consideration:

Updates about the search will be posted on our "Hiring Now" page:


Donna L. L. Braboy

Program Support Supervisor

School of Education

Campus Box: 358435

1900 Commerce Street

Tacoma, WA 98402

VM: (253) 692-4431

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Upcoming Event

At the Program Expo, you'll have the chance to:

  • Walk-through our state-of-the-art facilities.
  • Meet our dedicated faculty and staff, who are eager to guide you on your journey towards a new and exciting career.
  • Get answers to your questions directly from our knowledgeable instructors.
  • Some programs will walk you through their labs and show you the hands-on learning students experience at CPTC
  • Connect with vital student services, including enrollment, financial aid, advising, running start, and much more!

Whether you know a high school student exploring career options or a community member considering higher education, this event is designed to cater to all. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to explore Clover Park Technical College and please share the word.

Please RSVP HERE to secure your spot at the Expo.

We look forward to welcoming you to our campus and helping you start your path to a rewarding career.

If you have any questions or need further information, feel free to contact us at:


See you at the Program Expo!

Warm regards,

Deysi Martinez (Pronouns: She/Her/Ella)

Director of Outreach & Entry Services

Building 17 Welcome Center
4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW
Lakewood, Washington 98499

T: 253.589.5569 |
Excellence. Experience. Employment.

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Coloring Sheet

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Scholarship Info

U.S. Dept. of State scholarships for U.S. high school students!

Dear Colleagues,

Virtual National Security Language Initiative for Youth (Virtual NSLI-Y) application is now available! Virtual NSLI-Y is a U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs program that provides a beginner-level foreign language and culture experience.

Eligible U.S. high school students can apply to Virtual NSLI-Y Winter 2024 to study Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, Korean, Russian, or Turkish. Selected finalists will receive a merit scholarship to study the target language at the beginner-level and associated culture(s) in online classes with peers from across the U.S. for 10 weeks in January – March 2024! Application deadline is October 23.

Participation in a Virtual NSLI-Y program does not affect eligibility for the overseas 2023-24 program.

National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) is also a U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs program that provides overseas language study opportunities for high school language learners of all levels. Eligible U.S. high school students can apply to NSLI-Y 2024-25 to study Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Persian (Tajiki), Russian, or Turkish. Selected finalists will receive a merit scholarship to study the target language in a host country in Summer 2024 or Academic Year 2024-25. Application deadline is November 2.

Please share these exciting scholarship opportunities with eligible students you may know! Questions may be emailed to, or you may call 202-833-7522. Eligibility guidelines, helpful FAQs, and links to the applications are available on the website. A playlist of helpful videos is also available for applicants.

See sample social media posts below!

Additional U.S. Department of State study abroad scholarship opportunities for U.S. high school students include:

YES Abroad offers participants the opportunity to immerse themselves in the life of one of 14 countries for an academic year (10 months). The YES Program focuses on countries with significant Muslim populations. Participants develop critical global leadership skills, promote mutual understanding, and form lasting ties in their host communities by living with a host family and attending local high school. (Application deadline: December 6, 2023)

FLEX Abroad Like YES Abroad, participants spend an academic year (10 months) living with a host family, attending a local high school, and forming lasting relationships within their host community. Host countries include Georgia, Kazakhstan, and Poland. (Application deadline: December 6, 2023)

The programs seek applicants who represent the diversity of the United States. Eligible students of all racial, ethnic, religious, gender identities, sexual orientations, disabilities, and socio-economic backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

We hope that you can share this information through your organization and personal networks to anyone who might be interested, including students, parents, educators and schools.

We look forward to connecting with you! Please let me know if you would like more information!


Rebecca Berman (she/her/hers)

Senior Program Officer, Administration

NSLI-Y for Youth

1828 L Street N.W., Suite 1200

Washington, D.C. 20036


Washington State Fair Scholarship

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Dates to Remember as of 9/22/23 Provided by Joan Banker from ONE

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WSIEA Educators Conference Save the Date

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