Boards of Distinction Application Deadline Extended to Thursday, September 15

The number of applications for the Boards of Distinction program has been increasing in recent years. To facilitate additional applications, the deadline has been extended to midnight on September 15. About the Boards of Distinction Program WSSDA’s Boards of Distinction program is about helping…

Final Version of 2022 General Assembly Handbook is Here

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The final version of the 2022 WSSDA General Assembly handbook is now available! You’ll see the word “Final” in the lower left corner of the cover. There are no substantive changes from the initial version. The virtual doors of General Assembly will open at 8:30 a.m. on Sept….

Filing Window Open for WSSDA Elections

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Visit wssda.org/Elections to see what positions are open for your WSSDA Director Area and to access the filing form. If school directors would like to run for a position, the filing window closes at 5 p.m. on September 16.

WSSDA Elections Process Kicks off September 1, 2022

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School directors can visit wssda.org/Elections to see what positions are open for their WSSDA Director Area and to access the candidate filing form. For school directors who wish to run for a position, the filing window opens at 8 a.m. on September 1 and closes at 5…

Get Your Hands on Direct

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The summer edition of WSSDA Direct is now available to read online. Featuring the beautiful artwork “Botanical Refuge” by Isabelle Ehlis of Davis High School as its cover, this issue explores the idea of belonging, highlights upcoming WSSDA events, and spotlights exceptional educators. Feature…

State Laws and WSSDA Positions—Comparing How they Come to Be

Who remembers the catchy song ‘I’m Just a Bill’ from the beloved Schoolhouse Rock?  Describing how a bill comes to be, this song outlines the process in which a bill is signed into law. WSSDA proposals follow a similar process on their way to…

Through August 19, Amendment Window Open for WSSDA Position Proposals at General Assembly

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From now through 5 p.m. this Friday, August 19, school boards can submit amendments to the proposals up for a vote at the WSSDA General Assembly. The proposals are listed in the assembly handbook.   School directors were emailed a link to an amendments…

The Handbook for WSSDA’s 2022 General Assembly is Online

The handbook for WSSDA’s 2022 General Assembly is now available! The handbook shows everything that is currently slated to be up for a vote at the virtual assembly on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. After Aug 19, there will be a second, final version of the…

Save the date – General Assembly: September 30 – Oct 1

As the school year ends and you transition to summer schedules, please remember to save the date for General Assembly. As one of WSSDA’s biggest and most important events for school boards, participation at General Assembly is your opportunity to provide direct input to…

Registration open for the WSSDA Annual Conference!

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School directors, superintendents, and other educators are invited to register for one of the most significant events in the state focused on public education. WSSDA’s 2022 Annual Conference will be at the Spokane Convention Center from November 17-19, featuring specialized training sessions, accomplished keynote…