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Upcoming Events

Apr
22
Mon
2024
Advocacy Roundtable @ Virtual on Zoom
Apr 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
All local PTA leaders, advocacy representatives and interested parents in our school communities are invited to participate in LWPTSA Council’s advocacy roundtable virtually on Zoom. We will discuss and brainstorm ways we can use our individual and collective voices to address critical issues and influence positive changes together. Potential topics include:
  • Pedestrian/student safety on walking/bicycle routes on & around school campuses
  • Lunch debt
  • Upcoming levy
  • And more
May
1
Wed
2024
Courageous Conversation (Part 2 of 2) @ Virtual on Zoom
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Courageous Conversation (Part 2 of 2) @ Virtual on Zoom

All PTA and DEI leaders are invited to join us virtually on Zoom in April and May for a two-part discussion and learning series: Courageous Conversation®. Both sessions will center on courageous conversations about race and will be facilitated by Na’eemah Webb, LWSD Family Engagement and Community Outreach Coordinator, and Adanna Abakporo, LWSD Equity and Family Engagement Facilitator.

  • Sessions: April 3, 6–7 pm, and May 1, 6–7 pm
  • Zoom links will be shared in our April 1 and April 29 issues of Weekly Waves, as well as here on our website calendar

Please invite your incoming 2024-25 DEI and PTA leaders to join us as well. Questions? Email Council’s DEI co-chairs, Thea Warner and Zahra Eslami, at Diversity@LWPTSA.net.

May
2
Thu
2024
LWPTSA Council Membership Meeting @ Virtual on Zoom
May 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

All local PTA leaders are invited to attend our monthly membership meetings held the first Thursday of the month during the school year. Meetings will mostly be during daytime hours, with occasional evening meeting times, and will be a mix of in-person and virtual Zoom meetings.

In-person membership meetings will be held at the Lake Washington School District Resource Center in Redmond Town Center. The LWSD Resource Center address is: 16250 NE 74th St., Redmond WA 98052. Zoom meeting links for our online meetings will be available in the Weekly Waves newsletter that all local PTA leaders receive.

May
7
Tue
2024
LWPTSA Council Sustainability Committee Meeting @ Virtual on Zoom
May 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
LWPTSA Council Sustainability Committee Meeting @ Virtual on Zoom

Sustainability Committee meetings for 2023-2024 will be held at the LWSD Resource Center (16250 NE 74th St., Redmond WA 98052) and online via Zoom. Schedule/locations are subject to change. Any changes will be communicated via our website, our newsletters and Facebook Group.

May
16
Thu
2024
LWPTSA Lunch & Learn: Navigating Transitions @ Virtual on Zoom
May 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Lunch & Learn series consists of short presentations and discussions on topics of interest to all community members, from noon – 1 pm on select Thursdays online via Zoom. Grab your lunch, log on, and learn with us!

Event links will be shared on our website calendarsocial media and newsletters close to the event dates. Topics and featured speakers are subject to change and will be updated as they are finalized.


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.