WASA provides ongoing, in-depth professional learning opportunities for every member.
Members benefit from a supportive community of professional leaders working to provide and sustain a positive impact on legislative and community leaders.
WASA believes the commitment of resources to the education and welfare of children is an investment in quality of our future.
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May 5–7 | Lake Chelan
Dive into the theme of AI-Powered Leadership: Navigating the Future of Education. Explore the pivotal role of superintendents, as executive sponsors, in shaping education's future through Artificial Intelligence.
May 4 | Lake Chelan
The 2024 Women in Leadership Annual Conference: The Tapestry of Leadership: Weaving Inclusivity, Empowerment, and Connection will take place at Campbell’s Resort in beautiful Lake Chelan! Featuring Libra Forde and Kate Eberle Walker.
March 6 and 27 | 12–1 p.m.
This virtual series promises to equip you with the skills and insights to leverage AI's power, making it an indispensable ally in leading your school system towards a more innovative and effective future.
March 18–19 | Wenatchee
Join us for WASA’s Spring Conference for Small School Leaders: Leadership in a Time of Transformation. This year’s conference will feature school communications specialist and AI expert, Rebecca Bultsma.
March 26 | 12–1 p.m.
uilding on our December 2023 Listening and Leadership Lunch & Learn, join two of WASA’s trusted communications experts for a discussion of how and when to engage in a listening campaign with your key audiences.
March 13 | 12–1 p.m.
Belief, optimism, empathy, growth, and humor are just a few of the lessons we can take from the show and character Ted Lasso. This session will feature lessons from Lasso that will relate to your work as a leader. And, we'll have fun talking about it
June 23–25, 2024 | Spokane
The AWSP/WASA Summer Conference is a time to celebrate the accomplishments of the 2023-2024 school year and gain insights and ideas for creating a hope-filled year ahead! Register today.
Join the Second National Cohort for three years of learning. Engage in a powerful national professional learning project designed specifically for district leadership teams and their unique challenges.
Throughout the 2024 Legislative Session, Assistant Executive Director Dan Steele will be posting short, informative podcast episodes on a regular basis.
This podcast focuses on key legislative issues to keep WASA members informed of hot topics and emerging conversations in Olympia.
Listen to the most recent podcasts directly below.
Also listen to Previous episodes
Budget are out and being adopted. As we pass the opposite house fiscal committee cutoff and approach the opposite house floor cutoff action continues to be fast and furious--with 9 days remaining.
The 2024 Session has hit the homestretch! Budgets have been released--which fail to adequately provide for K-12. We have 2 weeks to positively impact!
House of origin cutoff has arrived and action moves to the opposite house. Key K-12 bills are on the move and Budgets are next on the agenda!
Major cutoff dates have passed, with key K-12 priorities advancing. Next up: budgets!
Cutoff deadlines are arriving and key education bills are on the move, including bills to detract from troublesome proposed paraeducator compensation increases.
Washington Association of School Administrators
WASA is committed to the development of quality education through professional leadership.
Members benefit from a supportive community of professional leaders working to provide and sustain a positive impact on legislative and community leaders to meet the demands of school administrators in Washington State.
WASA offers four flexible Membership options.
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WASA thanks our Corporate Partners. Their support of our organization enables us to provide valuable professional development opportunities. Many of our corporate partners engage in local community and school activities and programs. Their commitment to youth is appreciated.