Brown Bag Lunch Series

WSPA Brown Bag Lunch Series

Join your colleagues from 11:00-12:30 p.m. on select Wednesdays for a facilitated discussion around "Just in Time" topics in the world of HR.  

Participants in each Brown Bag Lunch Series will receive access to a shared Google drive containing a recording of the webinar along with any materials used or referenced.  

$65.00 individually

Social Emotional Support During COVID

Healthy Communication in Addressing the Social Emotional Needs of Staff


New imageSharedWork Program

Learn about Washington State's SharedWork Program, a voluntary business sustainability program that provides flexibility to retain employees at reduced hours. Washington’s SharedWork program helps employers avoid layoffs by paying employees partial unemployment benefits when their work hours are reduced.  
  • August 11, 2020
  • 11:00-12:30 pm
  • Presenters: Cheryl Brown and Rafael Colon, SharedWork Program


Working Conditions in Bargaining, Part 2

Specific examples will be shared along with a facilitated discussion around how to address proposals brought to the bargaining table.
  • August 12, 2020
  • 11:00-12:30 pm
  • Presenter: Warren Hopkins, Executive Director ERNN


Addressing Employee Accommodations during COVID 



Classified Reductions in Force

An overview of the process for Classified reductions; special emphasis will be on details to consider prior to, and during, implementation.
  • August 19, 2020
  • 11:00-12:30 pm
  • Presenter: Alex Fern and Stephanie Faust, Attorneys, Stevens Clay


Best Practices for Student Teachers during Distance Learning

This webinar will discuss strategies for effective supervision and support of student teachers.

  • August 26, 2020
  • 11:00-12:30 pm
  • Presenter: Keith Lambert and Lisa Laurier, Whitworth University





WSPA Membership

Thank you to the members of the Washington School Personnel Association. With members like you, we are able to provide a sustainable professional community for human resource professionals across the State of Washington. Only through your support can we continue to offer dynamic, relevant, and meaningful professional development as well as advocate for legislative action that supports education and WSPA endorsed initiatives.

Click here to join or renew your membership with WSPA


HELP Program Registration

The Human Resources in Education Leadership Program (HELP) is a three-year program designed to meet the professional development needs of individuals engaged in Human Resource Management in public education.  The program includes a one-week summer session, a one-day session in the fall, and a one-day session in the spring. Please click here  to view a brochure highlighting this program.

Click here to register for the HELP Program 2020-2021

Meet our Executive Director, Board and Region Representatives:

Executive Director, Kim Holland

WSPA President, Tony Frascone
President Elect, Toni Neidhold
Immediate Past President, Tina Limmer
Treasurer, Chris Callaham
Secretary, Janet Hodson

HELP Coordinator, Jane Stencel



Region 1 Co-Representatives: Jane Stencel and Keri Hutchins
Region 2 Co-Representatives: Doug Christensen and Sandra Villareal
Region 3: Melissa Kreuder and Jenae Gomes
Region 4 Co-Representatives: Sara Salyer and Analia Galloway
Region 5 Co-Representatives: Jackie Stewart and Vivian Jensen
Region 6 Co-Representatives: Darrell Heisler and Connie Sheridan

Did you know that each region offers training, support, and great networking opportunities? Visit our Region Information page for schedules, contact information, and ways to get involved and connected!