Hey KP Employees! Don’t miss out on the 2021 Education Fair.

Hey KP Employees! Don’t miss out on the 2021 Education Fair.

Kaiser Permanente of Washington, and the SEIU 1199NW Training Fund, are dedicated to your professional development.

This year, from Monday, Oct. 11, to Friday, Oct. 15, Kaiser Permanente of Washington is hosting a virtual Education Fair Week filled with interesting podcasts from different experts and your peers!

Training Fund Regional Education Navigator Angelica Reveles spoke with Kaiser Permenente employee and Training Fund member Monica Clark about how the Training Fund helped them achieve their education goals!

To hear more podcasts, and to learn about Workforce Professional Development efforts at Kaiser Permanente, visit https://sp-cloud.kp.org/sites/WWFPD/SitePages/WFPD-Podcast-Series.aspx.

The clock is ticking – apply for Tuition Assistance before the deadline!

The clock is ticking – apply for Tuition Assistance before the deadline!

Considering going back to school or continuing your degree? Don’t hesitate, apply for Tuition Assistance now!

The deadline for tuition assistance applications is October 15, 2021, but planning for school today will help you succeed tomorrow.

You can use tuition assistance for…

  • Tuition to an approved healthcare education program.
  • Books, fees, entrance/placement exams.
  • And more!

Visit our Tuition Assistance page to learn more or email .

Here’s your sign! It’s time to advance your career. Join a HEET Program.

Here’s your sign! It’s time to advance your career. Join a HEET Program.

We’re working with local colleges to create programs for working adults like you! These programs offer unique opportunities and support towards your next career thanks to state grant funding.

Washington needs trained healthcare professionals now more than ever, which is why the Training Fund has more HEET Grant Education Programs open to their members this year than before. Through a HEET Grant Program you can become a …

  • LPN
  • RN
  • Cath. Lab Speciality Nurse
  • Surgical Technologist
  • And more!

Training Fund members can use Tuition Assistance towards these programs. HEET students may also be eligible for childcare, transportation, technology and material fundings (reimbursements). HEET students receive one-on-one advising and navigation from our Regional Education Navigators and ongoing support from their employers and colleges.

We’ve partnered with local colleges throughout the region, and your employer to bring eight different programs.

Take our HEET Quiz to find your perfect fit.

Visit our HEET web page to learn more!

Calling all parents and caregivers! Learn about your financial aid opportunities.

Calling all parents and caregivers! Learn about your financial aid opportunities.

Are you a parent or caregiver? Learn how you can go back to school with financial aid at this event!

The Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC) is hosting a virtual event to help parents and caregivers learn about financial aid. The event is one of many being hosted by WSAC to help prospective students apply for financial aid as a part of the 12th Year Campaign.

Listen to experts about all of your financial aid opportunities and get help applying for financial aid online. The event will be on Zoom at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 29.

Advance registration is required. Register here – https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0oc-GpqjovGtXQvVxE9HB0ghugpOuoUXrG.

Here are some more events from WSAC:

 

October 10, 2021 1:00-3:00pm Bellingham School District Financial Aid Event (Virtual and in-person) Register for Virtual Event in Advance 
October 13, 2021 5:30-7:30pm 12th Year Campaign Statewide Financial Aid Completion Virtual Event  Register in Advance 
October 20, 2021 5:30-7:30pm Futures NW Financial Aid Completion Event for Skagit & Whatcom Counties (Virtual) Register in Advance
October 27, 2021 5:30-7:30pm 12th Year Campaign Statewide Financial Aid Completion Virtual Event (Virtual) Register in Advance 
November 10, 2021 5:30-7:30pm 12th Year Campaign Statewide Financial Aid Completion Virtual Event  Register in Advance   
November 17, 2021 5:30-7:30pm 12th Year Campaign Statewide Financial Aid Completion Virtual Event  Register in Advance  
December 1, 2021 5:30-7:30pm 12th Year Campaign Statewide Financial Aid Completion Virtual Event  Register in Advance   
Interested in a graduate degree in nursing? Apply to UW Bothell!

Interested in a graduate degree in nursing? Apply to UW Bothell!

Calling all RNs! University of Washington Bothell has spots reserved for Training Fund Members in their Master of Nursing Program, starting Fall 2021.

This program is one of the top graduate nursing programs in the country. The Master of Nursing program prepares RNs for advanced nursing roles in a variety of settings such as …

  • Nursing leadership.
  • Nursing education.
  • Public Health
  • And more!

Many graduates obtain jobs as nurse leaders, school of nursing faculty, clinical education specialists, managers, administrators, directors, change agents, and care providers promoting and implementing programs designed to improve patient outcomes. Accepted students have options to specialize in nursing education, administrative leadership, population health or a general specialization.

This is a hybrid program with in-person and online classes. Classes meet every other Friday, five times a quarter.

Training Fund Members can apply for Tuition Assistance. UW Bothell has a variety of funding options such as the Nurse Faculty Loan program, which cancels 85 percent of a loan over four years post-graduation. There are also scholarships available!

Learn more about the program and how to apply here. Apply for Tuition Assistance today to be connected with your Regional Education Navigator.

Hey Pro/Tech workers – Take full advantage of conference benefits!

Bored? Want to bring something new to your job? Attend a conference with the Training Fund’s help!

The Training Fund provides Professional and Technical workers up to $1,500 per year (as reimbursements) to attend local and national conferences.* Professional and Technical workers also have professional development money available to them.

Use your benefits this year!

Many members use both of their benefits to attend conferences and lower their personal cost. Here’s how it works…

  • Pro/Tech Conference funding can cover the cost of travel (hotel, transportation expenses, etc.) and registration fees.
  • Pro/Tech Professional Development benefits can cover the cost of attending a conference, like registration fees.
  • Both benefits require members to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

The deadline to apply for a ProTech Conference Award is Wednesday, September 1.** Apply today!

*Applications must be submitted before the conference.

**For conferences between September 1, 2021 and March 31, 2022.