Legislative Summit 2013

Legislative summit & Advocacy Training, Jan 26 2013

Thank you for making our Legislative Summit & Advocacy Training a huge success!

If you were unable to attend but want to learn more, please email us and we'll set up a time for a conversation.


Thank you to our presenters for making the day a dynamic and interactive experience!

Keynote: Rep. Ross Hunter, Chair of the House Ways & Means (budget) committee discussed school funding and the McCleary decision. You can contact Rep. Hunter  and stay up to date on the state budget at rosshunter.info

Academic Acceleration: the Federal Way model with Federal Way School Board President Tony Moore

Charter schools and next steps, with Brianna Dusseault, former charter school teacher and principal and future charter school incubator, and Tony Byrd, Assistant Superintendent of Student Learning in the Edmonds School District.

Early Learning: high quality pre-K and Kindergarten with Molly Boyajian from Thrive by Five Washington.

Common Core Standards: consistent, excellent academic standards for all students with Chris Barron from the Partnership for Learning.

Accountability & the state’s role in improving struggling schools with Andrew Kelly and Travis Campbell from the state Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), K-12 Student & School Success.

Advocacy Trainings

Thank you to Tacoma Director Monique LeTourneau, lobbyist Vicki Christophersen and Government Affairs Director Dave Powell for leading our hands-on Olympia 101 and 201 advocacy training.

We are here to help you become a better education advocate, and will continue to provide opportunities like this to learn the tips and tricks of effective education advocacy. 

If you're ready for the next step, please email us to set up a conversation or sign up for our Stand Up for Kids Lobby Day on April 2.

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