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 on screen or paper, we’ve got something for you.

 

Washington Principal Magazine

Washington Principal is the official print publication of AWSP. We print three issues every year of our award-winning magazine, featuring 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 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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In The Loop

News from the Association of Washington Student Leaders and updates from Cispus and Chewelah Peak.


 
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Leg Update

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

Blogs

  • AWSP News for September 18, 2019

    David Morrill
    Sep 18, 2019
    In this episode of AWSP News, we discuss our School Leaders Collaborative, AWSP-hosted WELL Summit, Kaiser Permanente, Washington State’s new Teacher of the Year for 2020, APLN, the 2020 legislative session, our Political Action Committee, and our tribute to the Mariners during this year's Summer Conference.
  • One Out of Five: Disability History and Pride Project Video Release 2019 with Dates ​

    Roz Thompson
    Sep 16, 2019
    The Office of the Education Ombuds (OEO) and Rooted in Rights have partnered to create 6 student voice videos highlighting students with disabilities’ experiences in Washington’s public K-12 schools, as part of the One Out of Five: Disability History and Pride Project, an educational resource for teachers and students.
  • ASB Answers: Student Councils for Elementary Schools

    Greg Barker, Student Leadership Director
    Sep 16, 2019
    Q: Are elementaries required to have formal student councils? A: There is no legal requirement to create a formal student body organization for elementary. The WAC states that if you have 7th grade or above, then you must create a student council structure.

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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