noun \ˈad-və-kə-sē\: the act or process of supporting a cause or proposal : the act or process of advocating something; Support.
(Vancouver PTA members in Olympia, WSPTA Focus Day, Jan.2015 – with Representative Sharon Wylie, 49th Legislative District.)
Do you find yourself wishing you could make a difference at your school? Maybe making a difference at your school district? Then maybe you should consider joining the Vancouver Council as our Advocacy/Legislative Chair.
For more information please email us at Vancouverpta@gmail.com.
1. Make an appointment with your legislators. Visit app.leg.wa.gov/DistrictFinder/ or call the Legislative Information Center (360) 786-7573 for information.
2. Know Washington State PTA’S legislative priorities.
3. Connect with other parents, teachers, and education advocates. Take time to network with other advocates at Focus Day. Find out what issues you have in common and what issues other families are experiencing.
4. Make sure to leave it in writing. Any information you provide, whether to legislators, other parents, teachers, or education advocates should be in writing. Verify that you have something written to leave behind, even if it is just a letter, postcard, or personal story.
~ WSPTA website
Region 3 Legislative Chair
Washington State PTA
Kia Calderon-Dillon email@example.com
For more information about WSPTA Legislative priorities visit WSPTA Advocacy