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Business advising equips autism practice for rapid growth

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

TUKWILA, Wash. – Takanori Koyama’s clinical practice for children with autism spectrum disorder was growing so quickly that in two years his one-person staff burgeoned to 24 and he needed more space. » More …

HRS offers assistance to employees

Human Resource Services (HRS) and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) are providing assistance to employees whose positions are being cut or reduced due to upcoming budget reductions.

 

Several general information sessions will be offered for faculty and staff beginning May 4-27 with representatives from HRS benefits, EAP and, for the faculty sessions, the vice provost of faculty affairs. For a schedule of sessions, including those offered via Washington Educational Conferencing Network (WECN), click here.

 

The main HRS website also offers a variety of resources and information regarding:

 

continuing benefits coverage

retirement plan options

job resources

community resources

employee policies … » More …

TIAA-CREF offers info on options, individual counseling

WSU employees, in particular those a year or less from retirement, are invited to a discussion of the TIAA-CREF retirement income options 2:30-4 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, in Smith CUE 202.

 

Topics will include an overview of retirement income and expenses, threats to retirement cash flow, and TIAA-CREF income options.

 

Also, information will be provided regarding WSU’s voluntary early retirement incentive (VERI).

 

Counseling too

Individual one-hour counseling sessions by TIAA-CREF also will be offered 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, April 14, 15 and 17, in French Ad 139 (Human Resource Services). Sessions are confidential and openings are limited.

 

To schedule for an April … » More …

Open house for prospective grad students

PULLMAN, Wash.– Washington State University College of Education will hold a Nov. 30 open house for undergraduates interested in graduate programs in such fields as teaching, counseling, school administration and sports management. Students from any major or campus are invited to the event, which will be held from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on the third floor of Cleveland Hall.  Current graduate students will be on hand from 9-10:30 a.m. to answer questions about their experiences at the College of Education. They include representatives of the Educational Graduate Organization, and Future Teachers and Leaders of Color. Faculty will also be available for questions during a … » More …

TIAA-CREF counseling schedule

Employees may take the opportunity to receive personalized retirement counseling from a TIAA-CREF consultant by scheduling a session toll-free at 877-209-3142 or at www.tiaa-cref.org/moc.Remaining 2006 dates for Pullman include: Sept. 12-14; Oct. 10-12; Nov. 7-9; and Dec. 5-7. This calendar also will be attached to the TIAA-CREF giveaway ticket stubs at the all-campus picnic Aug. 18.

School counseling program retains full accreditation

PULLMAN — The Washington State Board of Education approved full accreditation for the preparation program for school counselors at Washington State University’s College of Education at its June 16 meeting. The WSU program was approved for the maximum five years, said assistant professor Tina Anctil, who participated in the accreditation presentation.All 18 preparation programs for Washington state school counselors were required to seek accreditation and to make program changes to meet state educational mandates to be accredited.