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Washington Principal is the official print publication of AWSP. This award-winning, quarterly magazine features articles written by practicing principals, district communicators and other school administrators.

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

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Our award-winning Washington Principal magazine is fully digital. That means you can read it anytime, anywhere, on your computer or mobile device. You won't see a print copy in your mailbox, but you won't miss out on any of the great articles, tips, resources, or stories we bring you every issue. The digital Washington Principal is green, timely, shareable, and won't get lost in the mail.

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Volume 3: 2022-23

Washington Principal Magazine Spring 2022-23

In This Issue:

  • Meet Our 2023 Principals and Assistant Principals of the Year!


  • Summer Conference Sneak Peek | Steve Pemberton
  • Thinking about Retirement? | Fred Yancey
  • 6 Tips to Make the Most of Summer Break and Get Kids Reading | Lexia Learning
  • Let's Hear It for the Room: 3 Areas of Collaboration to Celebrate | Nick Davies
  • Honor Roll: Meet the United States Senate Youth Program Winners
  • The Impacts of COVID-19 on School Leadership | Steven Stein


  • You’re Going to Outdoor School! Now What? | Shelley Barker
  • How Does Senate Bill 5175 Help “Grow, Support, And Sustain” School Leaders? | Roz Thompson
  • The More Reflective You Are, the More Effective You Are! | Jack Arend
  • Student Leadership: Arrive Curious. Leave Inspired. | James Layman


  • News Briefs
  • Appy Hour: ChatGPT
  • Staff Spotlight: Cortney Suderman
  • Ask a Principal: Best Leadership Advice
  • Recommended Reading | Scholastic
  • AWSP Pro Learning Overview
  • Best of the AWSP Blog
  • Humor Me!
  • Partners


  • From the Editor's Desk | David Morrill
  • From the AWSP President | Brent Osborn
  • From the AWSP Executive Director | Dr. Scott Seaman

Special thanks to the amazing authors who contributed to this issue and to our business partners and sponsors who help make each issue of our magazine possible!

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