2017 Hotline

January

Vacancies on WASA Board
Visible Learning Foundation Day
2017–18 WASA President-Elect Nominees Requested
Local Funding Workgroup Priorities
Washington Education Association Rally in Olympia

February
Graduation Equity With a Specific Focus on 9th Grade Success
The 2017 Legislative Session Guide is Now Available!
This Week In Olympia
Robert J. Handy Most Effective Administrator Awards
WASA Board of Directors' Positions Open

March
2017 Legislative Update: Education Funding Plans on the Move
Robert J. Handy Most Effective Administrator Awards Nomination Deadline—March 21
2017 WASA Women in Leadership Conference
WASA Leaders Workshop
Upcoming Awards & Scholarships

April
School Board Directors Survey
WASA Superintendent Mentor Program
2017–18 WASA President-elect Nominees
Save the Date! Focus on Education—November 2017
WASA/AWSP Summer Conference Preconference Workshops

May
2017–18 WASA President-elect Candidates' Biographies
WSLA Work in Action
Setting Administrator Salaries in Uncertain Times
WASA's John Dekker to Retire
WASA/AWSP Summer Conference Keynote Speakers

2016 Hotline

January

What is the Levy Cliff?
2016 Legislative Session Convenes
WASA Board of Directors' Open Positions
WASA President-Elect Nominations Requested
Focus on Building Administrator Evaluation
24-Credit Graduation Requirements Implementation Workshops

February

Paraeducator Work Group
Kudos to Carla Santorno, National Finalist for Women in School Leadership Award
Robert J. Handy Most Effective Administrator Awards
Legislative Action Center
Equity: From the Boardroom to the Classroom

March

WASA is Seeking Applications for an Assistant Executive Director
WASA/AASA Dues Processing Change
Superintendent Workshop
Legislative Action Center
2016 WASA Honorary Awards
Robert J. Handy Most Effective Administrator Awards Nomination Deadline—March 21

April

2016–17 President-elect Nominees
WASA Superintendent Mentor Program

Dr. Doyle E. Winter Scholarship
Department of Retirement Systems: What's the Best Retirement Month?
Dave Alfred Retires

May
WASA Joins Charter School Legal Challenge
Andy Wolf Selected as New Assistant Executive Director
Become a WASA Retired/Life Member
AASA Guidance on the Transportation of Homeless Students
Welcome New WASA Staff Member


June
Lead Testing
State's McCleary Progress Report
WASA President-elect Campaign
2017 Superintendent of the Year (SOY) Nominations and Applications
AASA Women in School Leadership Awards
WASA/OSPI Special Education Workshop

August
Washington's 2017 Superintendent of the Year (SOY) Recruitment
Please Vote For WASA President-elect
Reminder About AASA Dues
WASA Fall Conference
Showcase Your Schools at "Focus on Education" Events

September
Steve Webb Elected WASA President-elect
Important WIAA Survey
Focus on Education
TPEP News to Know
A Message from Andy Wolf, WASA Assistant Executive Director

October
2017 Legislative Platform Adopted
In Memory of Dr. Howard Coble
McCleary Update
Important: Summer Conference Housing Changes
Slice of Washington: West Valley School District Earns National Recognition for Early Learning Programs

November

Focus on Education—November Kickoff
WASA Superintendents Component Meeting
WASA Professional Assistance Program
AASA Corner
Who’s Telling Your Story: Quilcene School Wins Award as a School of Opportunity

December
ESSA Draft Consolidated Plan Outreach
The Beresford Company's Merle Kirkley Retires
Recruitment for WASA Board of Directors' Positions
Nominations Requested for 2017–18 WASA President-Elect
Who's Telling Your Story? Changing the Norm: Busing District Leaders into the Community