WSPA Annual Conference 2020

  • Tulalip Resort and Casino
  • Pre-Conference March 1, 2020
  • Conference March 2-4, 2020

Region 6 and WSPA invite you to attend this valuable, meaningful, and fun (!) 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.

Please click here for registration and event information

VENDORS- please click here for registration and information regarding exhibiting at this event


NEW: Conflict Mediation Certification

  • July 13-17, 2020
  • Icicle Village Resort Inn, Leavenworth
  • Registration: $895
  • Presented by Dispute Resolution Center of Thurston County

We are so excited to bring this new certification opportunity to our members!

This training is for anyone who wants to help others solve conflicts more peacefully, build relationships with neighbors,  co-workers and friends, strengthen professional skills, and/or become a certified mediator. 

Over the course of 40 hours, you will learn the philosophy, process, and practice of a neutral facilitator. The concepts and skills taught are easily transferable and are designed to improve communication in all settings. The Dispute Resolution Center of Thurston County has personalized the training specifically for WSPA members. 

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 Classified Boot Camp

This workshop provides training and support specific to the needs of classified staff moving into management and supervisory positions.
Topics include understanding of human resources soft skills, hiring responsibilities, and understanding of professional training, discipline and evaluation,
bargaining agreements, and employee rights. Please see the attached schedule for details.

  • HR Legal Boot Camp - CLASSIFIED
  • April 23-24, 2020
  • Northeast ESD 101 - Spokane, Washington 

Please click here for event information and registration 

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

Please click here to join or renew your membership with WSPA

Meet our Board and Region Representatives

Tina Limmer, WSPA President
Tony Frascone , President-Elect
Shaun Carey, Immediate Past President
Chris Callaham, Treasurer
Janet Hodson, Secretary

Region 1 Co-Representatives: Jane Stencel and Kim Harmon
Region 2 Co-Representatives: Toni Neidhold and Doug Christensen
Region 3: Melissa Kreuder and Jenae Gomes
Region 4 Co-Representatives: Stacia Dorman and Sara Salyer
Region 5 Co-Representatives: Jackie Stewart and Vivian Jensen
Region 6 Co-Representatives: Debbie Kovacs and Darrell Heisler

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!