2019–20 Goals and Action Steps

Cultivate transformative, equity-driven leaders to ensure each student in every school and community is college, career, and life-ready.

Action A: Recruit, support, and retain effective leaders in all district level positions who represent the student demographics of Washington State.
Action B: Provide professional learning designed to support individual and systems-level improvement. 
Action C: Promote engaged leadership with WASA members in order to share knowledge, learnings, and expertise.

Develop and sustain trust to further the cause of equity and excellence in public education.

Action A: Build strong relationships with and among WASA members and other stakeholders to develop and sustain a shared voice in support of our public schools.
Action B: Mobilize and provide support for WASA members, state agencies, educational organizations, and other stakeholders to provide equitable educational access for each child that eliminates opportunity and achievement gaps.
Action C: Communicate with a unified message among WASA members, partner organizations, and the general public regarding the value of an equitable, world-class public education.

Champion the fundamental role of public education in an inclusive democracy.

Action A: Cultivate ongoing relationships with legislators and other policymakers to influence legislation and education policy for equity of access and opportunity for each child. 
Action B:  In a unified, compelling voice, hold the Legislature accountable for providing consistent and equitable resources to school districts that will positively impact opportunities and learning of all K–12 children.
Action D: Actively influence federal policy to positively impact each student.