Welcome to our website! Washington Traffic Safety Education Association (WTSEA) is the professional organization formed to provide the most current legislative information, new changes to DOL (Department of Licensing) and OSPI (Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction) procedures and policies and best practices in Drivers Education for all ages.
Our goal is improving student safety as well as promoting professional development.
Coming Board Meetings
Meetings are now held using Zoom so that board members do not have to travel across the state. As always members are invited to attend, If you would like more information or you would like to attend a meeting please contact Skeet Gaul at firstname.lastname@example.org !
Regular board meetings will be held 5 times a year:
Last Saturday of Feb (Feb 26, 22)
Last Saturday of April (April 30, 22) and
the Second Saturday of Aug
(Aug 13, 22)
Third Saturday of Sept (Sept 17, 22)
First Saturday of Dec (Dec 3, 22)
Board Minutes can be found
Welcome/About Us/Board Members/Board Meeting Minutes
Older minutes have been archived and are available upon request
Check out '100 Deadliest Days' 2021: What to Make of Statewide Crash Data. a study from Davis Law Group
"CONTINUING EDUCATION (CE) REQUIREMENTS."
Click here to review a document that attempts to clarify the often confusing differences for CE requirements for public school teachers (certificated and conditional teachers) and for commercial driver training school teachers."
Every year, two annual awards are given but this year we had Three! Below are the the outstanding candidates for our 2021 Fall Conference.
The Distinguished Service Award
is Granted to someone who has demonstrated outstanding service in TSE, went to Ty Cardova and
Ty Cordova is a Corporate Responsibility Analyst handling Community and Philanthropic Relations for State Farm in a 6-state area which includes Washington. Ty moved from Los Angeles to Lakewood, WA, in December 2000 and has been involved in the community since. He has served on the Police Advisory Board and the Public Safety Committee for the City of Lakewood. He was appointed by Governor Gregoire to the WA State Commission on Hispanic Affairs from 2006 to 2012, and was also president of the Pierce County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for two terms. Ty participated in the WTSC Young Adult Driver Task Force as a representative of State Farm.
When not at work, Ty likes spending time with his three dogs, enjoys camping, hiking and the outdoors. He has a passion for mentoring youths and giving back to the community.
David Scattergood is an Advisor for the Foundation for a Drug-Free World, a non-profit corporation that empowers youth and adults with factual information about drugs so they can make informed decisions and live drug-free lives.
He works with law enforcement officials, schools and community groups in Washington State, providing them with free educational materials.
Dave conducts open houses, school assemblies and other forums as well as meeting one-on-one with individuals interested in the Drug-Free World program.
The Cliff Boyce Award,
granted to an exemplary TSE teacher currently teaching in the classroom, was presented to Rodger Anderson.
Rodger Anderson was awarded the 2021 WTSEA TSE Teacher of the Year Award by WTSEA Board Member at Large, Mike Shephard, during a recent teacher workshop at Lake Stevens H.S.
Rodger has been teaching Traffic Safety Education since receiving his training through CWU in 1989. All of these years have been at Lake Stevens High School doing both classroom and BTW instruction. He is also a DOL master examiner and the TSE coordinator for the Lake Stevens School District.
DRIVING PROFESSIONALS GROUP One of our new sponsors has two new courses you may find helpful! One is about how to avoid burnout and the other is about disabilities.
Here is the LINK
This information can also be found on our resource page at this LINK
TSE Program Needs:
programs to share/acquire TSE
Check out our Sponsors
by clicking on their logos!