February 26, 2018

Legislative Session – Week 7 Recap

The week of February 19 was one of the busiest of this 60-day session, with the House and Senate releasing their supplemental spending plans for the operating, capital and transportation budgets. Keeping the pedal to the metal, the Senate Ways & Means voted the operating and capital budgets out of committee, while the Appropriations Committee…
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Category: Advocacy , Legislative

February 13, 2018

PTA Advocates Made a Difference During Advocacy Week 2018

Advocacy Week kicked of on Monday, January 29, with the annual WSPTA Focus Day, a day for members to come to Olympia. More than 50 advocates, from Arlington to Vancouver, met with legislators, delivered postcards from members not in attendance, and distributed the 2018 WSPTA Legislative Priorities. WSPTA President Michelle Nims, Legislative Director Nancy Chamberlain,…
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Category: Advocacy , Legislative

February 2, 2018

Scholarship Information for Graduating Seniors

There are many scholarship opportunities available for graduating seniors in addition to the WSPTA scholarship. Information about the WSPTA application can be found by clicking here including the link to the online application form. OSPI has released information on a number of options and we have provided their websites listed below. Make sure you review…
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Category: Education