Students at Annual Conference

WSSDA 2020 Annual Conference


We recommend that students attend sessions identified for new board directors in order to learn about school governance practices and the role of school boards. Other opportunities for students include, but are not limited to:

  • Keynote speaker breakout sessions with student leaders.
  • A breakfast to allow students to meet and coordinate their schedules.
  • A reception allowing students to socialize and reconnect with new acquaintances  

Student Performers Needed

Year-round, WSSDA is on the look out for students who could perform at the conference. If you have any suggestions, please let us know!

Student performances help us celebrate the value of the arts in our schools as well as the skills and potential of young people. Performances last 8-10 minutes and are during general sessions in front of all attendees.

As Co-Presenters or Panelists

Student voice is increasingly recognized as an important part of school governance, and sessions that include students as participants are among the highest rated. WSSDA encourages presenters to incorporate student voice—or better yet, the students themselves—in their breakout sessions. And if students would like to lead a presentation, the Annual Conference Planning Committee would be happy to receive a presentation proposal!