Register To Vote

The deadline to register to vote for the April ballot has passed. To register to vote for future elections, go to
http://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/register.aspx

 

Look here for Updates on Education Legislation:
http://wsptagrassroots.blogspot.com/

 

Who is my legislator?

http://app.leg.wa.gov/districtfinder/

45th Legislative District

- State Sen. Andy Hill

P.O. Box 40445, Olympia, WA 98504-0445

- Rep. Roger Goodman

P.O. Box 3091, Kirkland, WA 98083

- Rep. Larry Springer

P.O. Box 40600 Olympia, WA 98504-0600

- Governor Jay Inslee

P.O. Box 40002 Olympia, WA 98504-0002

 

2015-16 Legislative Handout
http://www.wastatepta.org/advocacy/2015_Legislative_Handout_1_2016.pdf

 

Check out the WSPTA's Legislative Advocacy Page
http://www.wastatepta.org/advocacy/index.html

 

Sign up to receive WSPTA News Letters and stay informed on Legislative Issues!

http://wsptagrassroots.blogspot.com/2015/03/mccleary-funding-better-but-still-falls.html

On the right look for 'Follow by Email'. On each email there is a check box at the bottom to unsubscribe at any time. These newsletters summarize the legislative update in a very easy to read format.

Here is how to get information on a specific bill that you may be interested in:

Follow the #waleg hashtag on Twitter (absolutely easiest/fastest way to stay current) 2.Subscribe to legislators email newsletters. They send them out regularly during session (you can go to our advocacy page on the Council website and on right hand column is the website for each legislator) 

Watch daily/weekly news updates on TVW.org  http://www.tvw.org/

 

Legislative Priorities

WSPTA’s priorities for the 2015-2016 legislative sessions: 

1. Funding McCleary 

2. Create Positive School Climates Through Social Emotional Learning 

3. Increasing Capital Funding  

4. Increased Access to Higher Education 

5. Breakfast After the Bell 

 

Supporting Issues (listed alphabetically): 

Access, Equity & Opportunity for Students with Disabilities and Special Needs 

Access to Health and Dental Care 

Career Development and Training for Paraeducators 

Closing Opportunity Gaps 

E-911 Training for Youth 

Equal Access for ELL Students 

Family and Community Engagement 

Improving Education Outcomes for Foster Children 

Inclusive Special Education 

Investing in Teacher Professional Learning (CTWG Implementation) 

Paid Sick and Family Leave 

Playground Safety 

Regulating Child Restraint and Isolation in Schools