Upcoming Key Advocacy Dates:

Oct. 9 Last Day to Register to Vote Online or by Mail
Oct. 20 – 21 WSPTA Legislative Assembly in Tacoma
Oct. 23 Candidate Forum for Bothell City Council
Oct. 30 Last Day to Register to Vote in Person at Auditor’s Office
Nov. 7 General Election Day

 

Make Your Vote Count!

Prepare to vote in the upcoming General Election. Remind your family and friends to register to vote. It only takes a couple minutes of your time. You may register to vote online by visiting www.myvote.wa.gov

The deadline to register to vote in the General Election this November is Monday, October 9th.

 

2017 WSPTA Legislative Assembly

Dates: October 20-21
Location: Hotel Murano in Tacoma, WA

Local unit and council PTA representatives from across the state meet to debate and discuss issues that the PTA hopes to advocate for during the next legislative biennium. The 2017 Top 5 Legislative Priorities are:

  1. Social Emotional Learning
  2. Amply Fund Basic Education
  3. Closing the Opportunity Gap
  4. Standards for Para-educators
  5. Breakfast After the Bell

Legislative Assembly will also offer training opportunities around grassroots advocacy. If you are interested in being a voting delegate for Canyon Creek PTA at the WSPTA Legislative Assembly, please contact Jenn Snyder at legislative@canyoncreekpta.org by October 4th.

Please visit the WSPTA website for more information: https://www.wastatepta.org/event/legislative-assembly-17/

 

Candidate Forum: Bothell City Council

Date: Monday, October 23, 2017
Time: 6:00PM – 8:00PM
Location: City of Bothell - City Hall

The community is invited to the 2017 Bothell City Council Candidates Forum hosted by the Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce. This is a free public non-partisan event. Questions for candidates must be submitted by October 18th. Please visit the Chamber's website for more information and instructions on submitting questions. http://bothellchamberwa.chambermaster.com/events/details/candidates-forum-bothell-city-council-12480

  

Submitted by: Jenn Snyder, PTA Legislative Chair

 

Learn More!

For more information about PTA Advocacy and Legislation in general, local representatives, 2016-2018 platform, and upcoming events for the year, please see our PTA Advocacy & Legislation page.

 

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