Communication is not about saying what we think. Communication is about ensuring others hear what we mean.

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Simon Sinek
Notes to Inspire

AWSP does a remarkable job supporting principals through their website, AWSP News, principal videos, podcasts, the Principals Matter newsletter and Washington Principal magazine.

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James Everett, Ed.D.
Superintendent, Meridian School District

I value Washington Principal magazine. Most of the authors are working principals, writing about issues principals face in a helpful, useful, and approachable way.

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John Pehrson
Former Business Rep to the AWSP Board

Informed Principal

Knowledge is power and we want the most powerful principals in the world. We believe every student deserves an informed, connected, and engaged principal — and we’re here to help. AWSP strives to be the principal’s best friend. If it’s a resource or information you need, we want to be the first place you look.

Videos

AWSP TV

AWSP TV

AWSP TV is our talk show for principals. Watch on demand or catch our livestream where you can ask our guests questions via chat.

News

AWSP News

Our bi-monthly e-newsletter with the stories, resources, and updates you need to stay informed.

Fast Five

Fast Five

Five tips, tools, and takeaways from principals across the state, all in five minutes or less. We’ve got some great ideas for principals, by principals.

Feature Videos

Feature Videos

Highlighting unique & effective programs around the state showing great examples of effective leadership. Check out how many different evaluation criteria each program touches.

Fact or Fiction

Fact or Fiction

Fact or Fiction videos answer commonly asked questions or address myths or misconceptions, all in two minutes or less.

Events & Promos

Events & Promos

What will you find here? All sorts of cool and fun stuff, from Richard Sherman, Joel McHale, and Scott Servais to our amazing Principals of the Year. 

Publications

What’s news? What’s noise? We filter all that out and keep you up to date with our publications. Whether you need quick updates via newsletters or want to kick up your feet and dig into something, we’ve got something for you.

 

Washington Principal Magazine

Washington Principal is our award-winning magazine. Now in a beautiful, easy-to-read digital format, Washington Principal features articles written by practicing principals, district communicators, school administrators, education policy experts and influencers, and AWSP staff.

Articles focus on what’s happening now in K-12 education in Washington state, giving you access to stories and resources you can’t find anywhere else.
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Principal Matters

Our bi-monthly e-newsletter with the stories, resources, and updates you need to stay informed.

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Building Leaders

News from the Association of Washington Student Leaders and updates from our Cispus Learning Center.


 
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Leg Update

All the important news with our state and federal legislatures, every Friday during Washington’s legislative session.

Blogs

  • United State Senate Youth Program Winners: An Interview

    Roz Thompson, Governmental Relations & Advocacy Director, AWSP
    Apr 15, 2024
    William Randolph Hearst Foundation sponsors two high school juniors or seniors from each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia to attend the United States Senate Youth Program—an all-expense paid, week-long tour of Washington, DC and to receive a $10,000 scholarship.
  • United States Senate Youth Program Winners 2024

    Roz Thompson, Governmental Relations & Advocacy Director, AWSP
    Apr 12, 2024
    The United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) announces that high school students Ms. Gianna Patrice Frank and Ms. Mahika Kavya Malladi joined Senator Patty Murray and Senator Maria Cantwell in representing Washington during the 62nd annual USSYP Washington Week, this past March. Gianna Frank of Marysville and Mahika Malladi of Redmond were selected from among the state’s top student leaders to be part of the 104 national student delegation. Each delegate will also receive a $10,000 college scholarship for undergraduate study
  • Convince Your Supervisor to Let You Go to Summer Conference

    Mishele Barnett, Communications & Digital Media Coordinator, AWSP
    Apr 12, 2024
    The Summer Conference is a time to celebrate the accomplishments of the 2023-2024 school year and gain insights and ideas for creating a hope-filled year ahead! From collaboration with other school leaders across the state to the rich information shared by industry experts, there are a myriad of reasons why Summer Conference is the must-attend event of the season. Need a little help convincing leadership to allow you to attend? Here are a few reasons to bolster your case!

Podcasts

Sometimes, looking at a screen or reading anything else is the last thing you want to do. Podcasts offer the ability to have a nuanced discussion about any topic a principal would care about. Subscribe today and listen anywhere you go.



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