Breaking News – Landslides


Breaking News - Landslides Columbia River Blocked By Massive Landslide 1446-1447 AD By Nancy Aird The 1446-1447 AD Bonneville Landslide (also known as The Bridge of the Gods Landslide) blocks Columbia River where the river bisects the Cascade Range near present day Cascade Locks. The southern escarpment of Table Mountain in Washington State slid, releasing 5-6 square miles of debris up to 400 feet thick into the river. The resulting 300 foot deep lake backed up 170 miles back to present day Tri Cities. It was mostly eroded by 1690, but the Cascade Rapids and Celilo Falls marked the [...]

Breaking News – Landslides2022-09-20T17:04:43+00:00

COE Highlights


COE Highlights FY 22 Impact Statement Economic Development Focus Currently, 86,000 employees are documented in the CTE Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security Clusters. Government and public service organizations employ about 80% of this workforce with 20% employment in private sector. There is a growing demand in this cluster for security and protective service professionals, law enforcement. A COE-HSEM 2021-22 Careers Pathway Guide was published and distributed. It provides up-to-date information on all-hazard emergency management career pathways as well as six career pathway programs located at our State Board Community and Technical Colleges and Washington State Skills Centers. For [...]

COE Highlights2022-09-20T16:17:09+00:00

Introduction to Implicit Bias with Dr. Rita Cameron-Wedding, Ph.D.


Introduction to Implicit Bias with Dr. Rita Cameron-Wedding, Ph.D.  Thursday, March 10, 2022, 11:00a - 12:00p  Join us for a series of professional development webinars introducing high-impact implicit bias topics. Webinars are 60 minutes and will be captioned live and posted for easy access. This first webinar is an introduction and broad overview of implicit bias and how it impacts our interactions with others. The implicit bias webinar series is provided by the Implicit Bias Institute in Workforce Education supported by Perkins funding, and led by the following Washington State Centers of Excellence: Marine Manufacturing & Technology, Careers in Education, [...]

Introduction to Implicit Bias with Dr. Rita Cameron-Wedding, Ph.D.2022-02-09T11:19:22+00:00

Respect and Equity in Digital Learning Resources


Respect and Equity in Digital Learning Resources (Thursday, February 10, 3:00 - 4:00 pm CT) Increasingly, students are spending significant amounts of their learning time engaging with digital learning resources and products, faculty and administrators are increasingly relying on data from those digital learning tools, and the pandemic has only accelerated the process. Understanding how digital learning resources may increase, decrease, or maintain inequity is vitally important for the health of learners, teachers, and society. In this talk we will look at digital learning resources or more broadly educational technology (ed-tech) through the lens of diversity, equity and inclusion. We will [...]

Respect and Equity in Digital Learning Resources2022-02-09T10:51:25+00:00

Equity Challenges & Making DEI Work for You


Equity Challenges & Making DEI Work for You Date: 1/26/2022 Time: 3:00 PM CT We will engage in a discussion on what diversity, equity, and inclusion can mean to your organization, including how to tie it back to your organizational goals. Register at: 

Equity Challenges & Making DEI Work for You2022-02-05T03:55:19+00:00

Center of Excellence – HSEM : Subcommittee Highlights


Center of Excellence – HSEM : Subcommittee Highlights Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) An integral part of the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion project for the Center of Excellence for Homeland Security & Emergency Management. The goal is to develop student experiential learning opportunities by developing a plan to promote, support and disseminate research regarding diversity and inclusion in Emergency Management. Outcomes: • Highlight innovative diversity and inclusion practices enhancing community resilience. • Building the social equity and diversity value into our community and technical college systems. • Identify and integrate EDI concepts into the emergency management curriculum [...]

Center of Excellence – HSEM : Subcommittee Highlights2021-09-27T18:54:29+00:00
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