Family Engagement

Well-informed, engaged parents make a difference for student success in school and beyond. At its heart, PTA is about connections and working together to support the health, well-being, and educational needs of all students.

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Membership Discounts

WSPTA teams up with businesses and associations that align with WSPTA’s mission and vision to serve the whole child by offering members special discounts. All Washington State PTA members can save money through these discounts.

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WSPTA is the oldest and the largest nonprofit grassroots children’s advocacy association in Washington state. Together we can strengthen our voice to improve the quality of our children’s health, welfare, safety, and education.

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Upcoming Events

Nov 30

Annual Corporation Renewal

If your PTA incorporated this month, the annual corporation renewal is due; regardless of the income your PTA earns. This is separate from the Charitable Organization registration/renewal. When you are about to file, click File Online for Nonprofits. You can check the status of your renewal on the Secretary…

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Dec 2

PTA & The Law

This is the most important and useful class of them all, as it will prepare you and your fellow officers to run your PTA with an eye toward the important legal and fiscal requirements in running a nonprofit. PTA and the Law deals with state and federal rules and…

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Dec 6

Focus on Advocacy – Q&A “Office Hours”

We’re headed to Olympia in January for another in-person Focus on Advocacy Day! We know there are many questions about the day and how to best hold effective meetings with legislators. This is an open opportunity to have your questions answered by experienced WSPTA Advocates. There is no formal…

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Latest News

Share the Public Policy Priorities of National PTA and WSPTA 

By: Susan Baird-Joshi, WSPTA Federal Legislative Chair,   What does PTA have to do with federal legislation? It turns out, quite a bit.  2024 is the second of the two-year legislative cycle for Congress. 2024 is also a big election year. It’s important that we engage…

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November Checklist for Councils Supporting Local PTAs

Ongoing Tasks Review the 2023-24 Standards of Affiliation (SOA) Checklist. Host a training or roundtable at council membership meetings addressing timely SOA requirements. Offer support to local PTAs who may be struggling with any of the SOA requirements. At each council membership meeting, share the SOA items that your…

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November Checklist for Running Your PTA

Ongoing Tasks Attend any board and membership meetings Read meeting minutes and offer corrections Prepare reports for board and membership meetings Get educated: take advantage of in-person and online training opportunities Be familiar with your responsibilities and fulfill them Review and ask questions about the monthly financial report Actively…

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