Family Engagement

Well-informed, engaged parents make a difference for student success in school and beyond. At its heart, PTA is about connections and working together to support the health, well-being, and educational needs of all students.

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Membership Discounts

WSPTA teams up with businesses and associations that align with WSPTA’s mission and vision to serve the whole child by offering members special discounts. All Washington State PTA members can save money through these discounts.

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WSPTA is the oldest and the largest nonprofit grassroots children’s advocacy association in Washington state. Together we can strengthen our voice to improve the quality of our children’s health, welfare, safety, and education.

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Upcoming Events

Apr 13

PTA & the Law – Last Chance this Year!

This is the most important and useful class of them all, as it will prepare you and your fellow officers to run your PTA with an eye toward the important legal and fiscal requirements in running a nonprofit. PTA and the Law deals with state and federal rules and regulations…

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Apr 14

WSPTA Founder’s Day

Washington State PTA was founded in April 1905 by Abby Williams Hill of Tacoma, an artist who saw the need for an organization to support Washington’s children. Thanks to Abby’s leadership and vision—and that of thousands of parents and teachers who have carried her vision forward—Washington State PTA has been…

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Apr 16

Special Education PTA Leader Connections

(rescheduled from 3/28) Invitations with the registration link are being emailed to all Special Education PTSA Presidents throughout the state. If you are a Special Education PTSA President, please check your email inbox for information. If you have questions or are a Special Education leader that is not…

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May Checklist for Running Your PTA

Ongoing Tasks  Attend any board and membership meetings. Read meeting minutes and offer corrections. Prepare reports for board and membership meetings. Get educated: take advantage of in-person and online training opportunities. Be familiar with your responsibilities and fulfill them. Review and ask questions about the monthly financial…

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May Checklist for Councils Supporting Local PTAs

Ongoing Tasks Offer support to local PTAs who may be struggling with any of the SOA requirements. Encourage local PTAs in their membership campaigns. Work with your region director to support any local PTAs with fewer than 25 members. Work with your region director to support any…

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A Better Payment Processing Option for Your PTA

Guest post by our sponsor, Cheddar Up A very buzzy topic among parent groups is: “Can PTAs use Venmo?” The answer is layered: Yes, you could. It is available to you. But should you use it? Here, we’ll look at a few reasons to pinpoint why Venmo may not work…

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