Spotlight Your PTA

"Bobcat Cave is an alternative recess program that allows students to participate in a quieter environment during their lunch recess. Some students find themselves alone or overstimulated in the average recess setting. At Bobcat Cave, our volunteers build Legos, play board games and do crafts with students. Some students come to Bobcat Cave because it is fun and something different." - Christine Elledge, Brier PTA #7.2.15


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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Membership Benefits

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 benefits and discounts.

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Leader Resources

WSPTA's annual convention is a perfect time to attend in-person training and provides valuable networking opportunities. In addition to training at various locations, WSPTA provides handbooks and other resources to help PTA leaders in their roles.

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Upcoming Events

Mar 30

Reminder: Membership Dues ACH Transfer

If your PTA opted in to participate in the direct debit authorization program, membership dues via ACH transfer will be automatically withdrawn from your PTA’s account today – the last business day of each month. Be sure to note in your PTA’s checking account register.   If your PTA has opted in…

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Mar 31

Reminder: 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.

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Apr 13

Reminder: Monthly Membership Invoicing

Please take time before invoices are generated to check your PTA’s membership roster for duplicates and erroneous entries. Once a member has been included on an invoice, staff is unable to delete them from the database. As a result, your PTA will owe payment for that person, regardless whether that person…

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Latest News

Legislative Session – Week 9 Recap

After a very busy 60 days, the Washington State Legislature adjourned Sine Die moments after 10 PM March 8. This was only the second time in the past 10 years that the Legislature has adjourned on time. The 2017 session went into multiple overtimes, clocking in at an unprecedented 193…

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WSPTA Bill Status Report – End of Week 9

Keep up with the bills and committee hearings related to WSPTA member-generated Legislative Priorities and long-term positions – see the attached report for our Bill Tracker for the End of Week 9.

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Newly signed HB 1508 creates a Breakfast after the Bell program for high poverty schools.

HB1508, Breakfast after the Bell, was signed by Governor Jay Inslee on March 7 at 1:30 pm in the Governor’s conference room. In attendance were bill sponsors, advocates and students. The bill was one of WSPTA’s top 5 list for 2017 and 2018 legislative priorities. Governor Jay Inslee took time…

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