Washington Educator Career Fairs 

Washington Educator Career Fair - Spokane

  • March 13, 2019
  • Spokane Convention Center 
  • 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Washington Educator Career Fair - Tacoma

  • March 27, 2019
  • Tacoma Dome Arena
  • 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Please click here for registration and event information

21st Century Bargaining Workshop 

21st Century Bargaining Skills Workshop TUKWILA

  • January 11, 2019
  • 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • DoubleTree Suites by Hilton at Southcenter

21st Century Bargaining Skills Workshop SPOKANE

  • January 25, 2019
  • 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • DoubleTree Suites by Hilton at City Center Spokane

This one-day workshop will focus in detail on bargaining skills including bargaining law, engineering, psychology, 
bargaining math, mediation of disputes, union strategies, crisis bargaining district operations, 
and crisis bargaining communication. 

Please click here to register and for event details

WSPA Annual Conference - Presented by Region 2

We encourage you to attend this valuable and meaningful conference. 
Each day provides relevant and useful sessions, the chance to meet with State partners and vendors, 
and most importantly -- the opportunity to make connections and build relationships with your colleagues. 

  • Pre-conference: Sunday, February 24,2019
  • Conference: February 25-27, 2019
  • Three Rivers Convention Center - Kennewick 

Please click here to register and for conference details 

Employee Misconduct and Investigations Workshop 

  • December 7, 2018
  • 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
  • DoubleTree Suites by Hilton at Southcenter in Tukwila, Washington

This workshop will cover the basics of employee discipline and misconduct investigations. 
This session includes discussion from sample cases, hypothetical and real-life examples, 
along with practical tips and guidance for dealing with a range of discipline and conduct issues. 

Please click here for registration and event information 

Randy Hathaway Fellowship Awards

Randy Hathaway fellowships are open to individuals who are current WSPA members and have belonged to the organization for at least one membership year prior to the 2018-2019 year.
These competitive non-continuing fellowships are available for the purpose of supporting the recipients' educational growth in the area of Human Resources.  

Please click here for the application packet and information

WSPA Membership

Thank you to the members of the Washington School Personnel Association.  With members like you, we are able to provide a sustainable professional community for human resource professionals across the State of Washington. Only through your support can we continue to offer dynamic, relevant, and meaningful professional development as well as advocate for legislative action that supports education and WSPA endorsed initiatives

Please click here to join or renew your membership with WSPA

 

Benefits of Membership

The Washington School Personnel Association is a vibrant community of human resources professionals dedicated to the school community. Your WSPA membership includes free webinars, an electronic copy of the Personnel Operations Guide (POG), discounted registration to all of our conferences, workshop, and events, legislative updates, member requests, discounted tuition through City University, and many other benefits designed to support human resources professionals and their districts.

The WSPA membership year runs from September 1st through August 31st of each year. More information may be found at our member page.

If you are already a member, please click on the following link for member profile, website navigation tips and how-to's:  WSPA Website Member Navigation

 

 

Meet our Board and Region Representatives

Shaun Carey, WSPA President
Tina Konsmo, President-Elect
Kurt Schonberg, Immediate Past President
Chris Callaham, Treasurer
Janet Hodson, Secretary

Region 1 Co-Representatives: Jane Rausch and Kim Harmon
Region 2 Co-Representatives: Toni Neidhold and Doug Christensen
Region 3: Marilyn Boerke
Region 4 Co-Representatives: Stacia Dorman and Dawn Long
Region 5 Co-Representatives: Denise Kennedy and Chelle Lente
Region 6 Co-Representatives: Debbie Kovacs and Jason Thompson

Did you know that each region offers training, support, and great networking opportunities? Visit our Region Information page for schedules (coming soon!), contact information, and ways to get involved and connected! 

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