Archive for January 2017

CURRENTS January 2017

Parent Education on Anxiety

Anxiety – Yours, Mine and Ours: Finding a Way Out of the Cycle to Support Your Teen’s Success Laura Kastner, Ph.D. How do parents help rather than hinder their teen’s stress management? Are you worried about your teen’s grades, friendships, or risk-taking but need help finding skillful ways to address your concerns? Do you struggle

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February 2017 Council Meeting

All are welcome to our February 2nd LWTPSA Council Membership Meeting, 9:30-11:00 a.m. in the LWRC Board Room. View the agenda here. Help support LWPTSA Council’s “Soup-er” Bowl food drive to benefit Hopelink’s Pantry Pack program. Ask your board to donate food, and bring your items to our February Membership meeting, or drop them by the collection

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Nominating Committee Training

Monday, Jan. 30, 10:00-11:30 a.m. LWRC Sammamish Room Want to start out your officer election process smoothly? Send your Nom Comm to training! And Presidents, you are highly encouraged to attend as well. You can’t be on the Nom Comm, but understanding the process is crucial. In the meantime, if you have questions about electing

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How to Talk to Our Legislators

Please remember that while we are in Olympia as parents, we are also there as the face of a State and National organization with a long and storied history. We will be representing an organization that has committed to acting with Integrity, Respect, Collaboration, and Accountability. When we meet with our legislators, it may be frustrating when

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Come to Focus Day on January 16!

Focus Day…. Sold out? Yes, if you go to register for Focus Day on the WA State PTA website it says “SOLD OUT!” That’s great news. YOU CAN STILL ATTEND WITHOUT REGISTERING! Even if you haven’t registered, you can attend the main events:  the rally at 10:30am and the briefing in the Capitol Rotunda at noon. However,

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January 2017 Membership Meeting Slides

Did you miss the January 5 Council Membership Meeting? Here is a PDF of the slides that accompanied the meeting. (