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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January 12 | Virtual
Women In Leadership brings educators, researchers, and authors Jenni Donahoo and Megan Tschannen-Moran together for an engaging virtual workshop 8:30–11:30 a.m.!
December 6 | Virtual
Join us to focus on tools that will enable you to build strong local relationships through a variety of listening activities. Featuring J. Marie Riche and Jocelyn McCabe.
December 7 | Virtual
In honor of Inclusive Schools Week, WASA is partnering with the Mercer Island School District to present a showing of the film This is Not About Me followed by a forum with the film’s star Jordyn Zimmerman and Grant Blasko.
December 12 | Virtual
Join WASA's Women in Leadership team on December 12, 12–1 p.m. for a complimentary lunch and learn! Featuring guest speaker Kamrica Ary-Turner.
December 13 | Virtual
The School Funding Coalition (SFC) is comprised of eight education management associations joined together with a singular goal: advocating for updated, realistic staffing ratios in the Prototypical School Funding Model.
January 28 & 29 | Virtual and SPSCC
The WASA • WSSDA • WASBO Legislative Conference is your opportunity to hear updates on our shared legislative priorities, the current education budget and policy landscape, and how to effectively advocate for our collective needs.
Submit a proposal by Dec 18!
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! The submission deadline is Monday, December 18, 2023.
December 5 | Virtual
Come join us for WASA’s Winter Virtual Conference entitled Unleashing Potential in Ourselves and Others featuring Connie Hamilton, Julie Jungalwala, and Jeff Snell.
Throughout the 2023 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
The final week of the 2023 session has arrived. Much work remains to be done, including final action on the 3 two-year budgets, special education, and pupil transportation.
The Legislature is moving to its final phase, with Sine Die less than two weeks away. Budget negotiations are ongoing and we see positive signals about K–12.
All six legislative budget proposals have been introduced and are on the move. We are in the closing days of session but continue to provide advocacy messages for you to use.
All four Budgets are on the table as negotiations get set to begin. We've officially entered the homestretch!
Budget Week is here! The Revenue Forecast was updated today, and we have scheduled budget releases. Priority bills also continue to move.
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.
Learn more or become a member.
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.