2020–21 WASA Goals and Action Steps

GOAL I—LEADERSHIP

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: Design and deliver professional learning in a format that best supports individual and systems-level
         improvement and furthers equity and excellence for our students.
         Action C: Promote engaged leadership with and among WASA members in order to share knowledge, learnings, and
          expertise.

GOAL II—TRUST 

Develop and sustain trust to promote equity, accessibility, 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 access to Continuous Learning opportunities and programming 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 a world-class public education that is equitable and accessible to all.

GOAL III—ADVOCACY 

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

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