Once a year, school board members have the opportunity to submit proposals to amend existing positions and create new ones. The 2021 window for submitting proposals opens March 15 and closes May 14.
March 15 – May 14
Window open for submitting permanent and legislative position proposals (closes at 5:00pm)
May – June
WSSDA committees review and refine positions for consideration by the General Assembly
Internal production of handbook
Release handbook and help boards get ready for the assembly
August – September
General Assembly orientation webinars offered
WSSDA’s Strategic Advocacy and Communications teams, Board of Directors, and Legislative Committee work on drafting priorities for the 2022 legislative session
School directors interested in teaming up with other boards/districts to work on a proposal together, can ask WSSDA staff to find a match. Working together can ease the creative process and help avoid multiple boards submitting multiple proposals on the same topic.