2021-22 Women in Leadership

WASA is strengthening support for our Women in Leadership. This year we will be offering two conferences (one in-person and one virtual) as well as two complimentary lunch and learn sessions. 

Sessions will be facilitated by Michelle Whitney, Superintendent, Pasco School District; President-elect, WASA

View each learning opportunity below.



November 3, 2021 | 12-1 p.m.

Register now to come together with other women leaders from across the state to join Dr. Susan Enfield in a conversation around how, as leaders, we must model self-care, celebrate and support our staff, strengthen one another and in doing so rehumanize the role of the superintendent. 

This session will be facilitated by Michelle Whitney, Superintendent, Pasco School District; President-elect, WASA.

REGISTRATION
Registration is complimentary and is open to all current and aspiring women leaders. 1.0 Washington State Approved Clock Hours are provided for "live" Zoom participation. 



This session will be recorded. 

ZOOM
Soon after registering (within 24 hours), you will receive a Zoom meeting confirmation (From: Jamie Chylinski no-reply@zoom.us) with your personal link to join the session. Please follow the link in the confirmation to save the meeting to your calendar.

Access is limited to one person/device per email so please do not share your link.

QUESTIONS
Contact Lisa Gehman at lgehman@wasa-oly.org for registration assistance.



Featuring Julie Hinshaw

January 7, 2022 | 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. via Zoom

Register now to come together with other women leaders from across the state for the next session in WASA’s 2021–22 Women in Leadership series, “Emotional Intelligence: The Superpower of Women in Leadership.” 

ABOUT
Research tells us that EQ is the strongest predictor of performance. How is yours? And how can you improve it? Join me to find out how! This interactive session will leave you inspired, equipped, and ready to lead more effectively...all while filling your bucket. We will dive into the major components of emotional intelligence, take a self-assessment, celebrate our strengths, and get real about how to improve. Get ready to hone this superpower to lead with impact and empathy!

OUR SPEAKER

Julie Hinshaw is CharacterStrong’s Director of K–12 Content. She has worked as a district SEL coordinator in Texas and has led professional development centered around SEL at the state and national level. Her teaching experience spans from 3rd grade to 8th grade, during which she was recognized as a Texas district Teacher of the Year. Her passion is rooted in using educational leadership as a vehicle to make the world a better, kinder place!

AUDIENCE
All current and aspiring women leaders. Male leaders, please share with the female leaders in your district!

REGISTRATION
Registration rate of $179 member/$209 non-member per person includes 3.50 Washington State Approved Clock Hours for participation on January 7. Register now to save your place!

CANCELLATIONS
Unable to participate? No need to cancel! This session will be recorded, and paid registrants will receive personal access to the recording as soon as it has been processed. Still wish to cancel? A $50 administrative fee applies to all cancellations. No refunds after December 31. No Show = No Refund.

ZOOM
Soon after registering (within 24 hours), you will receive a Zoom meeting confirmation (From: Jamie Chylinski no-reply@zoom.us) with your personal link to join the session. Please follow the link in the confirmation to save the meeting to your calendar.

Access is limited to one person/device per email so please do not share your link.

QUESTIONS
Contact Lisa Gehman at lgehman@wasa-oly.org for registration assistance.




Featuring Krestin Bahr, Dr. Susan Reyes, Deborah Rumbaugh, and Vicki Bates

February 4, 2022 | 12-1 p.m.

Complimentary Zoom open to all current and aspiring women leaders.

Registration will open in December. Save the date to your calendar now!


Featuring Parvati Shallow, Winner of Survivor!

April 30, 2022 | 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 
Campbell's Resort, Chelan

Save the date now! Registration opens in late February. 
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