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Upcoming Events

Mar
5
Tue
2024
National PTA 2024 Legislative Conference
Mar 5 – Mar 7 all-day
Join PTA members and other passionate advocates for National PTA’s 2024 Legislative Conference (LegCon) in our nation’s capital March 5-7 to …
  • Network with fellow PTA advocates
  • Get an update on issues impacting children, families and schools
  • Hear from members of the Administration and congressional champions
  • Learn how to make an impact on policy decisions
  • Speak with your members of Congress about issues important to students, families and schools at Hill Day
LWPTSA Council Sustainability Committee Meeting @ LWSD Resource Center — Hughes Room
Mar 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
LWPTSA Council Sustainability Committee Meeting @ LWSD Resource Center — Hughes Room
Our March Sustainability Committee meeting is coming up, and you donut want to miss it! This time we’ll be gathering in person, and *coffee* *coffee* rumor has it that meeting attendees might be met with more than just food for thought.

 

Join us at 11 am on Tuesday, March 5, in the Hughes Room at the LWSD Resource Center, as we discuss “SchoolPool: Walk, Roll, and Ride to School,” with some local government representatives present for discussion and Q&A.

 

Local PTA sustainability chairs and others interested in sustainability are invited to the discussion. Share what’s happening at your school, or just come to listen and learn. We hope to see you there.
Effective Budgets & Financial Strategies (Training) @ Virtual
Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Building a goal-based budget is key to the success of PTAs. Learn how to assess your PTA’s financial management practices and how to develop and amend budgets. Topics discussed in this class are not covered in the class “Managing Your Nonprofit PTA: The Financial Responsibilities of Board Members.” This WSPTA-approved training will be led by LWPTSA Council.

REGISTER HERE

Mar
6
Wed
2024
LWPTSA Council DEI Committee Meeting @ Virtual on Zoom
Mar 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
LWPTSA Council DEI Committee Meeting @ Virtual on Zoom

Council’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee meets one Wednesday each month of the school year (with the exception of September and June) at 6 pm.

During the 2023-2024 school year, meetings will be held online via Zoom  The Zoom link will be published in Council’s newsletter the week of the meeting, as well as sent directly to committee participants.

PTA and the Law (WSPTA Training) @ Virtual
Mar 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
PTA and the Law (WSPTA Training) @ Virtual

This is the most important and useful class of them all, as it will prepare you and your fellow officers to run your PTA with an eye toward the important legal and fiscal requirements in running a nonprofit. PTA and the Law deals with state and federal rules and regulations relevant to running a charitable, tax-exempt, nonprofit corporation in the state of Washington, and will explain how these rules impact your PTA. PTA and the Law is a required class for at least one elected officer per PTA each year.

Register for this free, virtual training here


About Us

The Lake Washington PTSA Council (LWPTSA Council) serves 44 local PTAs and PTSAs within the Lake Washington School District, in the cities of Kirkland, Redmond and Sammamish. Lake Washington PTSA Council is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to child advocacy in the state of Washington. Our mission is to serve as a relevant resource to the local PTAs, families and community members within the Lake Washington School District through training, support and guidance, and to advocate for the health, well-being and education of every child. Learn more about us, including our goals and objectives.

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LWPTSA Council is a member organization of Washington State PTA and the National PTA.

Washington State PTA: Every child. One voice. National PTA: Every child. One voice.