This is the space where you can read about events affecting the school social work profession and the practice of school social work in Washington.
January 2020 The WASSW Board has already begun planning our fall conference. The dates are October 16 and 17, 2020. We have worked with WEA to set legislative goals that support school social workers. Our top priority continues to be funding more school social workers.
In response to emails and website postings from WEA, WASSW President Liz Nelson wrote this letter. On December 4, a new email has come out from WEA that includes social workers in their legislative priorities! ". . . I know you and WEA have been hearing from our members in connection with your email advocating for more counselors, nurses and therapists . . . " Read entire letter
2019 Legislative Priorities:
Priority #1 Increasing the number of school social workers in Washington Schools