AWSP Business Partners

AWSP Business Partners cater to the needs of our members in many ways, from investments to insurance to professional and personal growth. We value the quality services they deliver to our members. 

Exclusive Benefits for Our Partners

The generous support of our partners makes many of our programs and services possible. In return, they receive the following benefits:

  • Preferred exhibit space at AWSP conferences
  • Display ads in Washington Principal magazine
  • Linked name ads one or more AWSP newsletter
  • Editorial placement in Principal Matters e-newsletter
  • Ongoing mentions in social media
  • Opportunity to connect directly with principals serving on AWSP boards and committees.
  • Placement on AWSP website

Meet Our Partners

We encourage you to support our Business Partners and thank them for their investment in Washington state principals.

  Clear Risk Solutions. Clear Risk Solutions is the program administrator and risk management partner for the SIAW and USIP programs. The company helps members save money and focus on the people and communities they are committed to serve.

City University of Seattle. City University is a private, nonprofit university dedicated to serving working professionals. The university offers programs for individuals who want to become a teacher, advance their teaching to a higher level, impact lives as a school counselor, or utilize their leadership talents to help better the lives of students in their school or district.  Whether it's fulfilling requirements to earn principal, program administrator or superintendent certification, earning a Master of Education, post-master's graduate certificate, or a Doctor of Education degree, CityU personally partners with its students to help them achieve their goals.
  FINAO. Here at FINAO ("Failure Is Not An Option"), we believe that life is truly a journey of experiences and learning. We embrace the notion that even when you fall, that as long as you get back up and keep trying, you’re never a failure. We know that when you view life as an opportunity - for learning, for adapting, and for growing - that you will always be successful in whatever matters most to you! Learn more about the FINAO mindset and goal-setting app on our website.
  Horace Mann. Horace Mann is the largest national multi-line insurance company focusing on educators' financial needs. The company provides auto and homeowners insurance, retirement annuities, life insurance and other financial solutions. Founded in 1945 by educators for educators, the company is headquartered in Springfield, Ill. 
  Inspirus."Where banking benefits education." We are a not-for-profit credit union valued most for our contributions to education. By using our financial services, you are furthering our mission to support schools and educational institutions all over the state of Washington. Not only that, you are personally benefiting from more free services, lower loan rates, and better returns on deposits than most big banks. That’s because the more we save, the more our members save.
  Lifetouch. For over 80 years, Lifetouch has been the professional photography choice for schools and families. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, MN., Lifetouch is 100% employee owned. The enterprise is organized around five primary business units operating in local communities across North America. Built on the tradition of “Picture Day,” Lifetouch School Photography captures smiling faces, kindergarten through high school graduation. Product lines include sports, events, seniors and yearbooks.
  PEMCO. PEMCO Insurance, established in 1949, is a Seattle-based provider of auto, home, boat, life and umbrella insurance to Washington state residents. Company founder Robert J. Handy was a Seattle journalism and math teacher who created PEMCO to insure teachers who were members of the School Employees Credit Union of Washington. Today, PEMCO Insurance is sold by community agents throughout the state and through PEMCO offices.

Scholastic. At Scholastic, we believe that the development of robust literacy skills is at the very heart of empowering children to thrive in school and in life. That’s why we create literacy solutions that support the whole child—in the classroom, at home, and in the community. For nearly 100 years, we’ve partnered with districts and schools to inspire lifelong readers and learners. Watch as we continue on our mission to open a world of possible, and bring our message of comprehensive literacy to you — one school at time, and one child at a time.
  Seattle Pacific University. For more than 100 years, SPU has been training educators of competence and character. SPU’s NCATE-accredited School of Education offers 12 graduate degree and professional certification programs, including several delivered at off-campus sites in western Washington. The university offers administrator and superintendent certification, as well as doctoral programs, for those seeking leadership, teaching or research positions in K-12 and/or higher education. All SPU certification programs meet the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) standards.
  VEBA. Founded in 1984, this nonprofit employee benefit trust offers tax-free health reimbursement plans to eligible employers. The trust currently provides benefits to more than 40,000 public employees and retirees in Washington. Participating employers include more than 280 school districts, 30+ community and technical colleges, and 90+ state agencies and higher education institution.  

Western Washington University. Western Washington University’s Educational Administration programs prepare students for careers in school or district leadership. Pursue your passion for making a difference in your community. Western offers three program options designed for working adults to help you achieve success as a people-oriented professional. Options include a M.Ed. in Educational Administration, Residency Principal Certification and Initial Superintendent Certification. Courses available in Bellingham, Bremerton, Burien, Everett, Seattle and Tacoma.


For more information

Kim Marquette | Assistant to the Executive Director and Meeting & Event Planner | 800.562.6100