WASA/AWSP Summer Conference
You Belong Here!

June 26–28, 2022 | Spokane

WASA and AWSP are excited to host the 2022 WASA/AWSP Summer Conference held in-person in Spokane this June 2628! Join us for an opportunity to network and learn with fellow school leaders.

This is a year of celebration — not only because it's the 40th Anniversary of the AWSP/WASA Summer Conference — but also because school leaders like you have overcome unimaginable obstacles during the past three school years.

This year's theme is "You Belong Here." Sessions will focus on belonging, inclusion, collaboration, climate & culture, systems, and student learning.

Start planning your travel and conference experience today! View the daily agenda for Summer Conference.

Pre-Registration is Now Closed, But...
You can still register on-site in Spokane. Download the registration form below and bring it with you to the conference. 

Please note that pre-conference sessions are now full. 

Cancellation/Refund Policy
All cancellations must be received in writing. There is a $100 fee ($40 for intern/student members) for conference cancellations made after 4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1. (An additional $80 will be charged for cancellation of each pre-conference.) All cancellations made after 4 p.m. on Friday, June 17 will be charged the full amount. If you register for the conference or a preconference and do not attend, you will not receive a refund.

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Ben Nemtin
Author, Keynote, Creator
Sunday evening

"Make the impossible possible." Ben Nemtin is the #1 New York Times best-selling author of What Do You Want To Do Before You Die? and a star of the MTV show The Buried Life. He is recognized as one of the World’s Best Motivational Speakers as well as World’s Top Organizational Culture Thought Leaders by Global Gurus (2020). As the co-founder of The Buried Life movement, Ben’s message of radical possibility has been featured in major media. Learn more.

Shelley Moore
Inclusion Consultant
Monday morning
Based in Vancouver, BC, Shelley Moore is a highly sought after teacher, researcher, consultant, and storyteller who has worked with school districts and community organizations throughout both Canada and the US. Her research and work has been featured at national and international conferences and is constructed based on theory and effective practices of inclusion, special education, curriculum, and teacher professional development. Learn more.


Dr. Richard Antoine White
Inspirational Speaker, Professor, and Principal Tubist
Tuesday Closing
With over two decades of performing on the world’s classical music stages, tubist Dr. Richard Antoine White has matured into a musician known for his clear sound and stylistic flexibility. Author of the memoir I'm Possible: A Story of Survival, a Tuba, and the Small Miracle of a Big Dream, he began his tuba studies with Ed Goldstein at age twelve at The Baltimore School for the Performing Arts, where he graduated with honors. Dr. White is passionate about motivational speaking. Learn more.



We're holding the conference in the new section of the Spokane Convention Center

As of March 12, 2022, masks, proof of vaccination status, and proof of negative test will NOT be required. 

We will continue to follow the Washington state mandates, which are subject to change.
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