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AWSP wants YOU to get the most out of your membership. Connect with us this February!

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Help Inform AWSP's Work

Your voice. Your influence. Your career. AWSP wants to hear from you! Connect regionally with other school leaders during our next virtual forum on Feb. 6.

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Registration is Open!

Register now for the 2023 WASA/AWSP Summer Conference, taking place June 25-27 in Spokane.

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Assistant Principal Workshop on March 1-2

Show up. Lead up. Level up. Join us for a two-day Assistant Principal training March 1-2 in Tumwater. Registration is open!

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Winter '23 Magazine

An Inclusion Journey, Father/Son Leadership, Small Schools, Hi-Cap, and more in this issue of Washington Principal.

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Student Programs

Providing opportunities that support and increase the academic and social success of each and every student.

Cispus Learning Center

Supporting K-12 educational programs for Washington state students.


A leadership organization and a result of a partnership between us and the Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA).

Who We Are

Principals are the multiplier of effective instruction. At AWSP, we exist to support principals and the principalship in the education of all students. That makes us the multiplier of the multiplier of effective instruction. Check out About AWSP to learn more about how we make our impact.

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Informed Principal


What’s news? What’s noise? Let us filter that out for you with our bi-monthly Principal Matters e-newsletter. Want to know what’s going on with the Legislature? We’ve got you covered during session with our weekly Legislative Update. And three times a year, grab a comfy seat, kick up your feet, and read our award-winning magazine, Washington Principal.

Videos & Podcasts

Some things are better said than read. Check out our bi-monthly AWSP News videos for updates, inspiration, and the latest news. Watch our Fast Five videos featuring principals from around the state sharing five tips, tools, and takeaways in less than five minutes. Watch one of our feature videos and go more in depth on cool programs, or learn something new for you and your team in our video workshops. Done with screen time? Our podcasts have you covered.

Professional Learning

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Race & Equity Leadership Institute

If you’re not leading for equity, you’re not leading! AWSP and the Technology Access Foundation are partnering to bring you the Race and Equity Leadership Institute as a part of our Building Effective Leadership series. Leading inclusive schools—where all students are afforded opportunities to achieve—requires an understanding of the intersections of race, power, and privilege.

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We get it – getting out of your building is hard. Principals in different districts have vastly different professional learning budgets, support from the district for attending professional learning out of the district or school, and very different geographic access to quality training. Plus that whole pesky pandemic that happened. That's where our learning management system comes in. We bring the content to you and your team with our PathLMS.


Political Action

Are you a PAC-man or PAC-woman? AWSP’s PAC supports pro-education legislative candidates and helps ensure our legislators understand the importance of public education, the principals’ role in it, and create the best policies and procedures for all kids. An investment in the PAC is an investment in your students and your career.

Advocacy And
Action Center

Your one-stop shop for tracking bills, issues, and action items. Look up your legislators, send them an email, tweet to them, or write a letter to the editor -- the action center makes it all easy. Criterion 7 of the AWSP Leadership Framework is about connecting with the community and advocacy is a part of that. Speak up for your students and let your legislators know what works for your students and what doesn't.

Career Center

Our Career Center is the number one spot for principal and assistant principals openings in the state. Whether you have a job, need a job, or are looking to post a job, AWSP's career center can help you out.

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