WSPA Annual Conference

Presented by Region 2

We encourage you to attend this valuable and meaningful conference.
Each day provides relevant and useful sessions, the chance to meet with State partners and vendors,
and most importantly -- the opportunity to make connections and build relationships with your colleagues. 

Conference Information

  • Pre-conference: Sunday, February 24,2019
  • Conference: February 25-27, 2019
Please join us for the pre-conference session: "Grow Your Own" Teacher Academy
  • "Grow Your Own" Teacher Academy 
  • Presenters: Franklin Pierce School District
  • Sunday, February 24, 2018
  • 1:00-3:00
  • $75.00

Conference sessions to include: 

  • Post-Strike Relationship Building
  • Sick Leave
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Alternate Routes to Certification
  • Paraeducator Testing
  • Non-Renewal of Administrators
  • Employees and Social Media
  • How to Communicate Legislative Changes
  • Equity and Recruitment
  • Transgender Employees and the Classroom Experience
  • Fiscal and HR Implications of SEBB
  • Best Practices: RIF and Budget Cuts
  • Onboarding and Paperless Hiring Practices
  • Final agenda coming soon!

Optional Evening Activity: Paint n' Sip Night

  • On Monday evening, attendees will have the opportunity to attend a Paint n' Sip activity
  • $10 registration fee
  • Registration fee includes all supplies, one drink ticket, light appetizers, and evening of fun and creativity. 

One option  to purchase tickets to this event is included in the registration form.

A second option, for those who wish to purchase tickets to this event with personal funds, rather than as part of your district conference registration is available: 

Please click here to register for the Paint n' Sip night separately.

Thank you. 

Conference Registration 

Please click here to REGISTER YOURSELF

Please click here to REGISTER OTHERS

Pre-conference: $75
Member price:  $300

Non-member price: $350

Registration includes breakfast Monday-Wednesday, lunch Monday-Tuesday, dinner Tuesday, and daily refreshments. 
Your registration also includes electronic access to conference materials. 
Please note that conference registration does NOT include hotel accommodations. 

Conference Location 

Our conference will be held at the beautiful Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick

Three Rivers Convention Center 
7016 West Grandridge Blvd
Kennewick, WA 99336

Hotel Accommodations 

SpringHill Suites by Marriott at Kennewick/Tri-Cities

Hilton Garden Inn – Kennewick

Vendor Information 

We invite you to participate as an exhibitor at the WSPA Annual Conference 


Cancellation Policy

Registration fees are fully refundable if request is submitted prior to February 8, 2019.
A 50% refund will be given through February 15, 2019.
No refunds will be given after February 15th, however your registration is transferable.

Please contact [email protected] regarding cancellations or transfers. Thank you.