April 2024 Advocacy Updates


Washington State PTA 111th Convention and Annual Meeting

May 17-19, 2024
Lynnwood Event Center

Registration will close at 12:00 pm on Monday, May 6th

2024 Rates:

Regular Registration $175.00
Student Registration $50.00
1-Day Registration $100.00

Trainings and networking opportunities will be offered over all 3 days, with the Annual Meeting voting sessions happening on Saturday and Sunday.

Attend the exhibit fair on Saturday to learn about programs and services that can help our PTA.

More information and a link to register can be found at: https://wastatepta.org/events-programs/convention/registration/ 




Important links from the 2024 Legislative Session Preview:

1. 2023 Legislative Session Scorecard: https://www.wastatepta.org/wpcontent/uploads/2023/05/WSPTA-2023-Legislative-Session-Scorecard-1-1.pdf 


2. Legislative reports and scorecards and other helpful resources, like guidelines for campaigns & elections and work stoppages, acronyms in education, the Citizens Guide to K-12 Finance and much more can be found at https://www.wastatepta.org/focus-areas/advocacy/advocacy-legislative-resources/


3. Governor Inslee’s proposed 2024 supplemental budgets can be accessed from https://ofm.wa.gov/budget/state-budgets/gov-inslees-proposed-2024-supplemental-budget


4. The legislature's calendar for 2024: https://leg.wa.gov/legislature/Pages/cutoff.aspx




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