Focus Areas

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)


Washington State PTA values diversity within and among the communities across our state.  When we are focused on relationships and community building with an eye toward inclusion, we are better able to serve our families.


WSPTA offers training on DEI, FACE, and many more topics throughout the year.  Be sure to check the Events Calendar to see upcoming opportunities for training.

WSPTA has a number of resolutions and advocacy resources related to DEI work.

WSPTA Resolutions:

  • 2.19 LGBTQ+ Inclusion
  • 2.25 Restorative Justice and Improving Student Outcomes
  • 2.26 Dismantling Institutional and Systemic Racism
  • 2.27 Improving Outcomes for Children and Youth in Highly Mobile Populations
  • 4.16 Equitable and Impactful Family Engagement in Education

National PTA DEI resources:

DEI within Washington State PTA

Washington State PTA has made steady progress toward our goal of building a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable association. We have made significant headway through information gathering, changing our organizational structure, increasing accessibility, and broadening our local PTA support. To learn more about our efforts, please visit our DEI within WSPTA webpage.