“a fresh perspective”

These are the words being used by many who are running against incumbents for school boards across the nation. What does a “fresh perspective” mean. Perspective by definition is a particular way of thinking about something, especially one that is influenced by your beliefs or experiences. When the word “fresh” is added: this indicates that […]

Why Boardsmanship Matters

Simply because School Boards directly impact student success. Research from a 15 year study shows that School Boards do impact student achievement. School boards have many responsibilities, including approving budgets, constructing and maintaining facilities, hiring a superintendent, and ensuring the safety and security of students. One of the most important responsibilities is student achievement and […]

“It is time to restore civility to our schools and our communities and find a way to move forward, together.”

As 1 of 1477 members of WSSDA, I fully support this statement. I hope as we all move through these trying times that we can remember to be civil and respectful of each other. The Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA) and the Washington State School Directors’ Association (WSSDA) released the following statement today in […]