Health and Safety Protocols at the WSSDA Annual Conference

WSSDA is looking forward to gathering virtually and in-person for Annual Conference this year. To ensure the safety and comfort of all in-person attendees, WSSDA is implementing a number of health and safety protocols to comply with current best practices for large events, and…

WSSDA’s Annual Conference goes Hybrid

This year’s conference will be offered as a hybrid – both in-person at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue and virtually from the comfort of your home, workplace or anywhere.  In-person attendance is limited to 800 to ensure the safety and comfort of our guests. Currently,…

May 28 Deadline for Annual Conferences Call for Presenters

School directors and educational partners are reminded to submit a breakout session proposal for the 2021 WSSDA Annual Conference by 9 p.m. on May 28. The conference will be held November 18-20. WSSDA is currently planning for an in-person event, following all health and safety measures,…

The Year of Virtual Events

2020 was a year of unexpected change and adaptation. For WSSDA, a part of that adaptation was shifting our normally in-person events to virtual formats. But was the outcome better than expected? The First-Ever General Assembly The 2020 WSSDA General Assembly was the first…

Magic is Happening at Annual Conference

Board members have been working their magic for months while navigating through pandemic-related issues. Now it’s time for Annual Conference to bring some magic to you, with Seattle-based magician Nash Fung. About Nash Fung Nash Fung’s magic has been featured on the CW Network,…

Watch some of the most talented students Washington state Has to Offer

The virtual setting isn’t stopping our students from showcasing their talents. This year you can look forward to impressive vocals, moving poetry, and look back at the stunning art of the annual OSPI art show. Get to know our student performers below! Jordan Mattox…

Call for Presenters

WSSDA is now accepting breakout session presentation proposals for the 2020 WSSDA Annual Conference through 5 p.m. on May 29. While proposals are welcomed from educational organizations and others, presentation proposals by school directors are greatly encouraged, and given priority in the selection process….