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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Oct 2 & 3 | Des Moines, WA
WASA Fall Conference will take place at Four Points Sheraton in Des Moines, WA. This year's theme is 'student voice as a lever for excellence and continuous improvement.' Register now!
August 18 | 12–1 p.m. via Zoom
This complimentary Lunch and Learn will help you navigate the first 24–72 hours of a critical incident that sets the tone for how your schools will get through the crisis.
August 11 | 12–1 p.m. via Zoom
This complimentary Lunch and Learn will demonstrate the simplicity of picture books to engage learning. Register now!
WASA Inclusionary Practices Project is a program led by Dr. Katie Novak and Helene Paroff, meant to increase support and UDL and special education resources for staff and schools.
Monthly, September–June| Zoom
This academy is designed for those experienced district leaders, building leaders, and teacher leaders who aspire to the role of superintendent. Register now!
Oct 6–June 6 | Zoom
With support from OSPI, the WASA Special Education Director Academy has been developed to support those who have administrative responsibilities of Special Education. Facilitated by Jennifer Traufler.
There's still time to register! Instructional leaders, this is for you.
September–May via Zoom
This academy will provide guidance & encouragement for educators considering or pursuing their first role at the central office.
Throughout the 2022 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 2022 Legislature has adjourned. This podcast provides a brief review of the final budgets and some of the key bills.
The last week of session has arrived. We await final budget negotiations and continue to fight for bills remaining on the table.
The Legislature has hit the homestretch as budgets move to negotiations and bills make a final run at passage.
Budget Week on Olympia. As the Legislature starts to wind down, budget introduction, debate and negotiations heat up. There's good news--and not so good news for
House of origin cut-off arrived this week--and K-12 priority bills continue to move. Revenue Forecast to be released this week, starting the Budget process.
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.