- Deb Merle
Director of Government Relations
- Ariel Kennedy
Effective Advocacy: A Guide for School Directors
Advocacy is one of the primary responsibilities of a school director. Being involved in the legislative process does not have to be intimidating and, in fact, it is surprisingly simple to make your voice heard by your legislators when you make advocacy a year-round part of your school board service.
WSSDA has compiled this manual to provide a friendly, easy-to-understand guide to the fundamentals of advocacy in the community and with state and federal legislators/policymakers. Included are tips on organizing advocacy programs and working with the news media.