WSPTA Legislative Platform

February 19, 2020

WSPTA Board Position Statement – Sexual Health Education

The WSPTA board of directors adopted a legislative position at their winter board meeting concerning equitable access to consistent and comprehensive sexual health education across our state. Current legislation on this topic is pending in Olympia and the parent voice will be important as local implementation phases in. Local PTAs and councils are encouraged to…
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Category: Advocacy , Legislative

January 8, 2020

Legislative Session Preview Webinar Get the 2020 legislative session in focus with a webinar hosted by Washington State PTA’s legislative consultant Marie Sullivan on Wednesday, January 8th from 7 PM to 8 PM. This pre-session webinar will take a brief look back at successes in 2019 and then look forward at WSPTA’s legislative priorities for 2020, opportunities for…
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December 14, 2018

Washington State PTA Statement on Governor Jay Inslee’s 2019-21 Budget Proposals

Photo credit (Ted S. Warren / The Associated Press) “Washington State PTA (WSPTA) is very pleased with the direction of the Governor’s proposed two-year budget,” said Michelle Nims, president.  “At the top of our priorities is increasing the staffing for student well-being, including additional nurses, social workers, behavioral health specialists, psychologists, and counselors.  This budget starts with…
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Category: Legislative