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Upcoming Events

Managing Your Nonprofit PTA (Training) @ Virtual
Mar 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
The financial management of the PTA is the responsibility of the entire board of directors. Learn the basic financial skills to manage and track PTA funds, online accounts, legal obligations to maintain your tax-exempt status and other considerations. Recommended for all elected officers and board members. This WSPTA-approved training session will be led by LWPTSA Council.


Special Education Chair Training @ LWSD Resource Center
Mar 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm


Are you the Special Education Chair for your school’s PTA? Would you like to take on this role? We would love to connect with you and support the work you are doing! If you have not already done so, please have your PTA president email the LWPTSA Council secretary at secretary@lwptsa.net and SEG chairs Kaity Mason & Huma Zarif at specialeducation@lwptsa.net to let us know you have been appointed to this role.

We will host a training with LWPTSA President Yumna Green on Tuesday, March 28, from 6:30 to 8 pm at the LWSD Resource Center for all chairs and anyone interested in this role! Please RSVP to specialeducation@lwptsa.net as soon as possible. We will learn about the PTA ins and outs from Yumna and share ideas for success. We are looking forward to this time together!

Membership Roundtable @ Online via Zoom
Mar 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Calling all PTA leaders: Join us for an online roundtable discussion on all topics related to membership. Find the Zoom link in the March 27 issue of Weekly Waves.

LWPTSA Sustainability Committee Meeting @ LWSD Resource Center
Apr 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

The LWPTSA Sustainability Committee meets monthly and focuses on raising awareness around sustainable initiatives district-wide, sharing resources, and connecting with one another. Community members are always welcome.

The Sustainability Committee is made up of local chairs at schools across the district. The committee has worked on a range of issues, including food recovery, waste reduction, composting, green cleaning, no-idle zones, herbicide-free schools, and engaging and supporting students in their efforts to combat climate change and create a livable planet.

LWPTSA DEI Meeting @ Online via Zoom
Apr 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

April 5 DEI Meeting Guest Speakers:

  • LWSD Equity and Family Engagement’s Na’eemah Webb and Adanna Abakporo will share information and resources to start and facilitate a community book study.
  • Victoria Goetze-Nelson, LWSD LINKS Program Coordinator, will share about the LINKS and Elementary Lunch Buddy program volunteer diversity needs.

We will share the Zoom meeting link in the April 3 Weekly Waves newsletter.

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.

Washington State PTA Award Winner: PLATINUM Standards of Excellence 2021-2022

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.