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.
BTS Spark’s professional coaches will provide one-to-one personalized leadership coaching for educational administrators. This partnership seeks to grow and develop the leadership skills of school and district leaders across Washington State.
July 23–24 | Tacoma, WA
NEW INCOMING SUPERINTENDENTS, This one is for you! Personally connect with other superintendents across the state and meet with WASA staff for the upcoming school year.
May 31 | Virtual
Join Alyssa Gallagher, Head of BTS Spark, to learn more about the WASA and BTS Spark partnership and how you can access executive coaching for you and your team at not-for-profit pricing.
May 4, May 18, & June 1 | Virtual
Join us for an amazing book study featuring the book The Lighthouse Effect by Steve Pemberton. Steve will be the opening speaker at this year’s WASA/AWSP Summer Conference in Spokane in June!
Jun 25–27 | Spokane
Shine a light on the accomplishments of the 2022–23 school year. Sessions will focus on innovation, inclusion belonging, effective teams, social emotional learning, culture, systems, operations, and academic success.
August 2 | Kennewick, WA
The Special Education Preconference is designed for ALL Special Education administrators and coordinators in Washington State—to provide information needed to be successful in the ever changing.
August 3–4 | Kennewick, WA
OPSI in partnership with WASA and support from our ESD’s is proud to offer 2023 MTSS Fest. This year’s theme is Advancing Your Leadership to Support Student Learning and Belonging.
Next Level Leaders is Washington State’s Premier Leadership Development Academy dedicated to preparing leaders to conquer complex challenges through the development of a two-year learning community.
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.