Focus Day

January 22, 2024

Advocates Assemble! WSPTA at Focus on Advocacy Day 2024

It’s hard to believe it’s already been a week since hundreds of PTA advocates assembled in Olympia for the 2024 edition of Focus on Advocacy Day. We wanted to share some photos from the day, including the terrific image below of parents, students, educators, and advocates from across Washington standing on the Capitol steps. WSPTA…
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Category: Advocacy , Events , Legislative

January 16, 2024

WSPTA Testifies: Students and Leaders Convene in Olympia for Focus on Advocacy Day

Advocacy in Action! Washington State PTA was rocking Olympia on January 15, testifying both in person and remotely before three different committees and talking with their legislators. Here’s a look at the day’s testifiers. While he was in town for Focus on Advocacy Day, Paultoro Tanaka, a student at Robert Eagle Staff Middle School, testified…
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Category: Advocacy , Education , Legislative

October 26, 2023

Focus on Advocacy Day

Focus on Advocacy Day will take place on Monday, January 15, 2024 at the Capitol Building in Olympia. Stay tuned for details and registration. Don’t miss out on this in person opportunity to connect with WSPTA advocates. Who can come to Focus Day? PTA members and students are welcome!
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January 15, 2019

Advocacy in Olympia – Show Up to Speak Up on Focus Day February 11, 2019

WEAR BLUE to show PTA unity! Thank you for stepping up to advocate for kids, in person, to legislators! Below are some links to assist you with planning, tips for parking, navigating the Capitol and meeting with legislators. The Focus Day program will begin at 9am in the social hall of the United Churches of…
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Category: Advocacy , Events , Legislative

January 1, 2019

Show Up to Speak Up – Focus Day is February 11, 2019

by Nancy Chamberlain, WSPTA Advocacy Director PTA members adopted a new set of legislative priorities focusing on all aspects of the health, safety, well-being and education of children – and 1.1 million students need YOU to be their voice on Focus Day, February 11, 2019. What ARE our Priorities? How do you learn enough about…
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Category: Advocacy , Legislative