October 2016 – Brown Bag Lunch

Topic: “School Start Times, 7-Period Days & Other Expanded Schedule Options: Update on the College and Career Readiness Task Force” Thursday, Oct. 20th 12:00-1:00pm LWRC (Sammamish Room) Matt Monobianco, LWSD Associate Superintendent and chair of the College & Career Readiness Task Force, will present an update of the committee’s work to date and answer questions.
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September 2016 – Council meeting

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes September 22, 2016 Sammamish Room, Lake Washington Resource Center Call to Order: Liz Hedreen, President, called the meeting to order at 9:34 am. A quorum was present; sign in sheets are attached. Consent Agenda: Minutes of the August 18, 2016 LWPTSA Council Board of Directors August Treasurer Report Consolidated VP/Chair
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The Expanded Learning Opportunities Council (ELOC) would like your input on expanded learning opportunities in the state. Data from this survey will be used for council recommendations to the Governor, the Legislature, and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI). Survey: English | Spanish

Sounders Family Fun Day! – 2016

Please plan to join family and friends for our Lake Washington PTSA Council Sounders Family Fun Day! Watch the Seattle Sounders take on Real Salt Lake on Sunday, October 23, 1:00 p.m. at Century Link Field. Tickets are $22 each ($30 value). A portion of each ticket purchase will go to fund important Council programs. Buy
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Parent Education Grants

The Lake Washington PTSA Council awards grants to local PTAs to provide training and education programs for parents and the community at their school, up to $500 for each event. Last year, these grants helped sponsor speakers on internet safety, teen stress and other timely. Want to apply for a grant? Click here for the
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September 2016 Council Meeting – PPT

Did you miss the September 8th Council Membership Meeting? Here is the powerpoint that accompanied the meeting. Draft minutes to be posted soon. Next meeting will be an evening meeting, Thursday, October 6th, 7-8:30pm, LWRC Board Room. 2016_09_lwptsa-gmm-meeting-pp-1

Washington State Standard of Affiliation

Dear Washington State PTA Leaders, Our Standards of Affiliation (SOA) contract and process has been updated for the 2016-17 PTA year.   The SOA requirements are in sync with our WSPTA Uniform Bylaws adopted in April 2015.  The SOA ensures that local PTAs and councils align with Washington State PTA’s ethics, policies, and principles; maintain good business practices;
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PTA and the law – registration open

Registration now open for the Wednesday Sept 14th PTA & the Law class, 9:30am-12:30pm.  Every PTSA must get at least one officer trained in PTA& the Law, but we encourage everyone on your board to attend! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/region-2-pta-the-law-tickets-27205816329 Registration for the Saturday Sept. 24th PTA & the Law class is also open now. You can register for
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