2021–22 WASA Goals and Action Steps

GOAL I—LEADERSHIP
Cultivate transformative, equity-driven administrators 
to lead public education in their communities.

Action A: Recruit, support, and retain effective leaders in all district level positions who reflect the diversity of our student populations, including ethnicity and gender. 
Action B:
 Design and deliver professional learning in a format that best supports individual leadership and systems-level improvement to ensure equity and excellence for each student.
Action C: Advance leadership efficacy among WASA members in order to share knowledge, learnings, and expertise.\

GOAL II—TRUST 
Develop and sustain trust to promote equity, accessibility, and excellence in public education.

Action A: Build strong relationships with and among WASA members and other stakeholders to develop and sustain a shared voice in support of our public schools and the students in them.
Action B: Provide support for WASA members, state agencies, educational organizations, and other stakeholders to ensure the provision of necessary learning supports, opportunities, and programming for each student.
Action C: From a position of equity, communicate through words, actions, and deliverables to build a unified voice among members, partner organizations, and the general public regarding the value of a world-class public education system that is just, equitable, and accessible to all.

GOAL III—ADVOCACY 
Champion the fundamental role of public education
 in an inclusive democracy.

Action A: Provide leadership and support for ongoing relationships and engagement with legislators and other policymakers to influence legislation and education policy that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion, to ensure opportunities for each student.
Action B:  In a unified, compelling voice, advance budget and policy positions that support the provision of consistent, equitable, and ample resources to all school districts that will ensure equitable learning opportunities and fair treatment for each student.
Action C: Actively influence federal policy to positively impact each student.