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Would you like to be a part of WSPTA's premier annual event? You can participate in a multitude of professional development trainings, hear inspirational speakers, and become motivated by stories of others.
This not an event just for PTA officers. This is an event for ALL members. Won't you join us? Your $70 gives you access to over 70 training classes on a variety of topics from leadership skills to supporting student self-advocacy. In addition, two nationally acclaimed guest speakers, and our very own Washington State Teacher of the Year will be speaking. Our website is the go-to place for information on the convention. Register today.




  • 2021 Focus on Advocacy - February 1 Report blog post.
  • In the past week, WSPTA has testified on a number of issues including broadband, transportation funding, school resource officers, LAP funding, youth reporting system, and gun violence. Information and links to the testimony are located on our blog.
  • The issue handouts can be found on the Advocacy webpage. These are great to use when speaking with your legislators, school board members, etc.
  • Short education videos on the issues are also being created and can be found in the Advocacy 2021 Session YouTube playlist and under the specific issue dropdowns on the Advocacy page.
  • Check out the Focus on Advocacy webpage for special resources available for your advocacy efforts, including a new infographic (see above) encapsulating the WSPTA legislative priorities into one terrific visual.


Our mission is to support the education, health, and welfare of each and every child at Somerset Elementary School. As part of the Washington State PTA, we are a nonprofit membership association bringing together the home, school, and community on behalf of our children.