JHS PTSA Legislative Advocacy 2020/2021 


Did you know that the Washington State PTA has a Legislative Platform, a lobbyist, and actively works to make changes with our elected officials in Olympia?  There are eight new proposed legislative issues for consideration in 2020/2021: 
  • Safe School Plans and Emergency Preparedness
  • Increase Access to Nursing, Mental Health, and Social Emotional Learning Staff
  • Equitable Identification and Services for Highly Capable Students
  • Prevent and Reduce Gun Violence and Suicide
  • Mitigating the Adverse Impacts of Climate Change
  • Supports and Funding for Students with Disabilities and Their Families
  • Support Students and Preserve Education Funding
  • Increasing Educational Equity by Closing the Digital Divide


 WSPTA Legislative Assembly Voter's Guidehttps://www.wastatepta.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/2020-Legislative-Assembly-Voter-Guide-FINALv9.04.pdf


WSPTA Legislative Assembly Schedulehttps://www.wastatepta.org/events-programs/legislative-assembly/schedule-of-events/



Elected Officials of note: 


Register to Vote

  • Online and mail-in forms due by October 26th
  • Register in person up through election day (November 3rd)


Items of Interest: