Professional Learning

Know Before You Go


Important Details about Summer Conference 

We are very excited to see you in person at the 42nd Annual AWSP/WASA Summer Conference in Spokane. Over 1,000 school leaders from across the state will come together to celebrate, reconnect, and re-energize with colleagues like YOU. 

Visit the Registration Desk First

Be sure to stop by the registration desk FIRST when you arrive to pick up your name badge, meal tickets, drawing tickets, and any other materials. You'll need to wear your name badge throughout the conference.

Download the Conference App

Our 2024 AWSP/WASA Summer Conference app gives you access to the most up-to-date information and networking tools. Search the App Store or Google Play for “AWSP/WASA Summer Conference 24" or use the links below.  
You will receive an email invitation from (it might look like AWSP/WASA SUMMER CONFERENCE 2024 as the sender name). If you don't have a Guidebook account, your email invitation should contain a temporary password. 

Print-Your-Own Program

Download and print your own program before you arrive. We'll have a limited number of printed programs on site, and each attendee will receive an agenda-at-a-glance.

What to Wear

Dress comfortably and for warm weather! Many attendees wear business casual to the Sunday night banquet, and business casual or jeans on Monday and Tuesday of the conference.

Registered for a Preconference?

If you are registered for a preconference, you will want to pick up your materials at the conference registration desk at the Grand Hotel on the first day of your preconference (either Saturday, June 22, or Sunday, June 23).

Survey and Clock Hours 

Attendees will receive an email with a link to the conference survey and clock hours on the last day of the conference (Tuesday, June 25). A link to the clock hour forms will appear at the end of the survey upon completion. If you registered for a preconference, a hard copy of those clock hours will be provided at the end of the session.

We can’t wait to see you SOON!

Receptions and Events

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Exhibits Grand Opening and Presidents' Reception

Sunday, June 23
4-6 p.m.

First 100 Exhibit Hall visitors get an exclusive gift bag. Reception sponsored by Embrace.

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WSU Reception

Sunday, June 23
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Located in the Riverside Terrace. Come hang out with fellow Cougs!


WASA President-Elect Candidates' Reception

WASA President-Elect Candidates' Reception

Monday, June 24
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Located in Salons IV and V Grand Ballroom. Meet WASA's two president-elect candidates. Sponsored by Beresford Company, McKinstry, and OAC.


Exhibit Hall Prize Drawings and Giveaways

NEW! "First 100" Exhibit Hall Gift Bags and Golden Tickets

The first 100 attendees to enter the exhibit hall will receive a special gift bag. Three of the gift bags will contain golden tickets for special prizes to be claimed at the registration desk, including gifts from our hotel partners. (Exhibit hall opens at 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 23.)


NEW! Exhibit Booth Scavenger Hunt Game

You’ll notice a scavenger hunt game card on your name badge sheet this year. To enter to win some BIG prizes, find one booth with each of eight stamp designs and ask the vendor to stamp the card. Turn your completed card in to the registration desk before the Tuesday brunch at 9:30 a.m. to be entered to win a big prize! (Must be present during the Tuesday brunch at 9:30 a.m. to win.)


Vendor Drawing Giveaway

Several vendors have generously donated prizes for this drawing! Take the small vendor drawing ticket from the bottom of the name badge sheet you received at check-in and drop it in the prize drawing box in the exhibit hall. (Must be present in the exhibit hall on Monday at 2:45 p.m. to win.)


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For More Information 

Dameon Brown | Professional Learning & Mentorship Program Coordinator | (360) 338-3758
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