Summer Institute This five day, in-person professional development institute will start you on your journey to become an anti-racist, abolitionist, culturally sustaining, and critical ethnic studies educator! WAESN hosts the Summer Institute every summer at the end of July and beginning of August. 2024 dates will be announced in the spring of 2024. Registration Fees Include: The 5 day institute All 9 WAESN PD modules* Exclusive summer-only content sessions Up to 35 clock hours continental breakfast Past summer-only content sessions include: Asian-American Studies with Dr. Nan Ma Black Studies with Dr. LaTaSha Levy Chican@ Activism Through Art with Jake Prendez Critical Race Theory in K–12 Education with Dr. Tracy Castro-Gill and Chris Mena Filipinx Studies with Rogelio Rigor Hidden Curriculum and Fugitive Pedagogies with Dr. Tracy Castro-Gill and Chris Mena Latinx Studies with Dr. Gonzalo Guzmán Leveling Up Your PLC with the WAESN PLC Crew Organizing for Ethnic Studies in Washington State with Oliver Miska Pacific Islander Studies with Sui-Lan Ho’okano Pan Ethnic Studies: What is it? Why does WAESN do it? with Dr. Tracy Castro-Gill and Chris Mena Supporting Youth Leadership with the WAESN Youth Advisory Board Registration Fees: Certificated Educator: $1,000 Teacher Candidate: $500** High School Student: FREE** * Modules 1–3 will be completed during the institute. Modules 4-9 will be completed virtually in December. **Proof of student status must be provided prior to the start of the institute.