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 email@example.com !
Regular board meetings will be held 5 times a year:
Last Saturday of Feb (Feb 27, 21)
Last Saturday of April (April 24, 21) and
the Second Saturday of Aug
(Aug 14, 21)
Third Saturday of Sept (Sept 18, 21)
First Saturday of Dec (Dec 4,21
Board Minutes can be found
Welcome/About Us/Board Members/Board Meeting Minutes
Older minutes have been archived and are available upon request
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Every year, two annual awards are given. Below are the two outstanding candidates for our 2020 Fall Conference.
The Distinguished Service Award, granted to someone who has demonstrated outstanding service in TSE, went to Manny Gonzales. Manny is the "Target Zero" Oversight Manager at the Washington Traffic Safety Commission.
This year's recipient focused on working to improve youth driver education by developing programs to increase parent knowledge and participation.
Due to the virus Manny was presented with his award at a local cafe in Dupont by Gerry Apple.
Left to right: Gerry Apple and Manny Gonzales
The Cliff Boyce Award, granted to an exemplary TSE teacher currently teaching in the classroom, was presented to Mike Heinlen.
Mike has taught Traffic Safety for more than 20 years. He and his wife, Sharon, have two boys in their twenties. He has served for 3 years as an ESD 121 Representative on the WTSEA Board.
Due to the virus Mike was given his award at a local popular cafe. In attendance to present his award were Gerry Apple, David Slipp and Skeet and Teri Gaul
Left to right: Mike Heinlen and Teri Gaul
TSE Program Needs:
programs to share/acquire TSE
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