Lake Washington PTSA Council’s calendar is below. Here are additional links to find district, state and national events of interest:
- Lake Washington School District Calendar
- Washington State PTA Calendar
- National PTA Events and Calendar
- National PTA’s 2023-2024 Multicultural Calendar | Calendario Multicultural
LWPTSA Council’s E-Prep Committee meetings during 2023-24 will be held online via Zoom, except for the October meeting, which will be held in person at the LWSD Resource Center (16250 NE 74th St., Redmond WA 98052). E-Prep Committee meetings are from 10 am to noon. An email with a meeting reminder and Zoom link will be sent to e-prep chairs prior to each meeting. Links for online meetings will also be shared in our newsletters and on our calendar at the beginning of the week of each meeting.
WSPTA is hosting two virtual Q&A sessions where you can find out more about how Focus on Advocacy Day works and what you can expect from this year’s in-person Focus on Advocacy Day in Olympia (Jan. 15, 2024). This is an open opportunity to have your questions answered by experienced WSPTA advocates. There is no formal program, please just come by and get answers to your questions.
Planning to be Future-Ready: High School Course-Planning Pathways
Nyla Fritz, LWSD Director, Secondary Teaching & Learning
Kate Atvars, LWSD College & Career Readiness Specialist
Topic: Join us to hear from two of our district leaders, who will discuss the various high school course-planning pathways available to LWSD students.
Check back on Dec. 14 for the Zoom link.
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 calendar, social media and newsletters close to the event dates. Topics and featured speakers are subject to change and will be updated as they are finalized.
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.
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.
WSPTA members and students are invited to put on their “PTA Blue” and join us IN PERSON in Olympia to advocate for children and schools with elected officials.
Gather in the Columbia Room to network and hear speakers. We will also be offering docent-led tours of the Capitol grounds. The event is from 9:00 am – 2:30 pm. The agenda with speakers listed will be added when available.
We are encouraging members to schedule meetings with their legislators this day (even if you need to schedule remote meetings). It is important to reach out to legislators as soon as possible, so here is a resource to help you with scheduling your meetings.
More details and information can be found on the Focus on Advocacy webpage
Special Education Group (SEG) meetings in 2023-2024 will be held in person at the LWSD Resource Center (16250 NE 74th St., Redmond WA 98052). An unstructured networking time will be held from 6:30 to 7 pm, offering an opportunity for members to connect with one another. The formal portion of the meeting will begin at 7 pm.
* If you require an interpreter or student care during our meetings, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org at least 3 business days prior to the meeting you plan to attend so that we can make arrangements for you.
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 calendar, social media and newsletters close to the event dates. Topics and featured speakers are subject to change and will be updated as they are finalized.
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.