March 26, 2024

Announcing the 2023-24 Student Programs Winners

We are very excited to announce the winners of both the 2023-2024 WSPTA Scholarship and the 2023-2024 WSPTA Essay Contest. Essay Contest Winners: Special Author – Elementary Division: Verity Truitt – Puesta del Sol Elementary Kindergarten Division: Charlotte Aftab – “My Role Model in the entire World!” – Redmond Elementary First-Second Grade Division: Prisha Prasad – “I love…
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Category: Awards , Programs

February 26, 2024

WSPTA’s Leadership Service Award is a tool for leadership development

Washington State PTA is a volunteer organization. The differences we make in the lives of children are because of volunteers committed to being a voice for every child. In gratitude for the many hours of service and training put in by volunteers, the WSPTA Board of Directors created a leadership program to recognize and acknowledge…
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Category: Awards , Leadership , Programs

July 28, 2023

Student Programs Submission Dates

The WSPTA student programs submission dates for 2023-2024 have been announced. The submission information for each student program is below. Reflections Due Date – Jan 18 All entries to the state Reflections contest must be submitted via the online application (located here: by this date. These may only be submitted by council Reflections chairs…
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Category: Events , Programs , Reflections

June 5, 2023

June 2023 Programs Plug

Laura Peterson Hello fellow WSPTA volunteers,  I wanted to say thank you for all your help promoting and participating in our programs. The programs committee has dwindled down quite a bit so please consider signing up to help your new programs director, Betty, continue our work. Thank you to all my volunteers that did stick…
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Category: Leadership , Programs

February 16, 2022

Nominate Someone Today for WSPTA State-Level Award

Do you know of someone or a group of people who are working hard to ensure that all students have positive educational outcomes? Do you know of a person, group, or organization who is working hard to advocate for policies that ensure health and well-being for students? Do you know a student who is working…
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Category: Programs

August 5, 2020

Utilizing WSPTA Programs Virtually

Student Programs WSPTA has many great programs to offer students. These are all programs that students can actively work on both at school and at home. Reflections The Reflections program is a National PTA art contest that students in grades K-12 can participate in along with other students from their community, from the state, and…
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Category: Awards , Programs , Reflections

April 17, 2019

2018-19 WSPTA Men’s Essay Winners Announced

by, Laura Peterson, committee chair For the fifteenth year, Washington State PTA conducted a statewide essay contest so that young people could describe, from their unique perspectives, how males in their lives make a positive difference. Essays were scored based upon the Common Core Standards for Writing and by content of the essay. In the Special…
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Category: Programs