Washington State PTA - Advocacy in Action

Washington State PTA participates in advocacy year-round about issues impacting children, families, and schools. Washington State PTA also participates in a number of coalitions, workgroups, and committees that align with our mission. This important work ensures that parents have a seat at the table and that their voices are reflected when important decisions are being made.

In addition, Washington State PTA communicates to policymakers by signing on to letters with other education, civic, civil rights, and advocacy organizations to amplify our collective messages to the state and federal legislature.

View Letters to Policymakers online: WA State PTA Advocacy in Action

Washington State PTA - Legislative Platform

The Washington State PTA 2023-2024 WSPTA Legislative Platform is a two-year platform to mirror the Washington state legislative cycle. In the even-numbered years, the new platform is voted on by members at the legislative assembly in the fall. The top five issues become our short-term platform and consist of our priority issues when advocating throughout the year. Other issues are placed on an “also supported” list.

Top 5 Legislative Priorities:

Read more, including information on the top 5 priorities, on the WA State PTA's website.

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US Representative Derek Kilmer - 

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WA State Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal - 

Kitsap County Commissioner Charlotte Garrido (District 2) -

PTA Advocacy/Legislative Contacts

WA State PTA Advocacy Director Lizzy Sebring -

Region 1 Advocacy Chair - vacant - 

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