Careers and Contracts with WSSDA
WSSDA helps school board members prepare children to be responsible citizens and lead productive, satisfied lives. WSSDA is a trusted advocate for public education and student achievement and a leader in promoting effective board governance through professional development, policy development and legal guidance. WSSDA is also the only organization that directly advocates on behalf of the state's 1,477 school board members and 295 public school districts.
Established in 1922, WSSDA later became a state agency. Its members, school directors, govern school districts serving more than one million students. School directors also authorize over $15 billion in annual budgets for school districts that employ over 120,000 people. The WSSDA office is located in Olympia, Washington and staffed by 16 people.