Personally connect with incoming superintendents across the state, meet WASA staff, and learn from experienced superintendents.

July 24 and 25, 2022 

New and incoming superintendents for the 2022–23 school year. 


Four Points by Sheraton Seattle Airport South Hotel — Absher
Four Points Sheraton
22406 Pacific Highway South
Des Moines, WA 98198


The Incoming Superintendents Conference will be held on July 24, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. and will continue through July 25, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. at the Four Points Sheraton in Des Moines, WA. The conference will prepare and introduce new and incoming superintendents with resources for the upcoming school year. 


July 24

 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.  Opening Sessions
 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.  Reception
 6:00 p.m.  Dinner
 6:45 – 9:00 p.m.  Keynote Address  

July 25
 8:30 –11:45 a.m.   Sessions 
 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.   Lunch 
 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Sessions 

Conference Registration

Clock Hours
11.5 hours will be available to attendees. The clock-hours from will be distributed on July 25, 2022. 

Registration Rate: $325


A $50 administrative fee applies to all cancellations submitted by July 8, 2022.
No refunds after July 8.
No Show = No Refund.

If you need assistance with your login/access, contact Lisa Gehman at 360.943.5717 or by email at lgehman@wasa-oly.org.  


Please bring a laptop or other device with wi-fi capability for use during the conference activities. 

COVID Protocols

The health and safety of everyone at our conference is of paramount importance to us. COVID protocol is changing quickly. WASA and Four Points Sheraton will follow appropriate standards on July 24, 2022. Below are our current guidelines. Updates will be shared with participants prior to the first day of the institute. 

Health Attestation
We will ask everyone to complete a brief health attestation daily before entering the meeting space.

Masking or not is an individual choice if vaccinated. We encourage masking if unvaccinated. 

Proximity to Others
We will be gathered in one ballroom with seven–eight people seated per round table. 


Contact Lisa Gehman at lgehman@wasa-oly.org with conference registration questions. 
Contact Mike Nelson at mnelson@wasa-oly.org with questions about the conference. 

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