Write a letter to YOUR Advocacy/Legislative Reps and tell them what your top 5 areas of passion in regards to your child's education.  Better yet, write your WA State Representatives and Senators.  Contact information below!

Advocacy Representatives

Apollo Elementary: Marta Burnet (advocacy@apollopta.org)

Washington State Representatives

WA State Representatives
Education Representatives and Committee
(click HERE for the Education homepage on the Washington State Government Website)
Find your legislator!

Washington State Senators

Patty Murray - Website - Contact
Maria Cantwell - Website - Contact

Advocacy/Legislation links:

Issaquah School District (2016 Bond Information)
Washington State PTA (Advocacy homepage)
WAPTA Legislative Priorities and Platform
Focus Day 2016
WAPTA Legislative News
National PTA (Advocacy homepage)
National Advocacy Toolkit


Legislative Assembly Update

"The Washington State Parent Teacher Association held its 37th Annual Legislative Assembly in Olympia. There, delegates met to add supported legislative issues to the 2015-16 legislative session in support of the organizational vision of "Making every child's potential a reality." The 2015-16 legislative platform continues to support the delivery of the association's vision and mission.

In all, two new supported issues were voted in favor of; in addition to the five short-term legislative issues. As a whole child advocacy association, the priority issues represent education, health, well-being, and safety for all children in Washington State.

WSPTA Newly Supported Priorities 

1. Improving Educational Outcomes for Foster Children

2. Career Development and Training for Educators

WSPTA Top Five Priorities

1. Funding McCleary

2. Create Positive School Climates through Social Emotional Learning

3. Increasing Capital Funding

4. Increased Access to Higher Education

5. Breakfast after the Bell


your Representative today and urge them to VOTE YES on H.B. 2797.