We are the Washington State Charter Schools Association

We are an ADVOCACY organization. We know that one size does not fit all learners, so we partner with schools, parents, and communities to promote policies that support all public school students.

We help GROW the number of high-quality public school options in our state by helping visionary leaders design, launch, and lead innovative and gap-closing schools.

We help SUSTAIN a high-quality charter public school sector by providing key technical assistance and resources to operating schools, including policy and advocacy leadership, governance support, professional learning communities, and more.

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There are a growing number of high-quality charter public school options in communities across Washington.

March 24, 2020

FAQ: Washington Charter Public Schools, COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

We recognize school closures related to COVID-19 are extremely difficult for students, staff, families and the community and that you’ll have questions. Below are answers to some questions you may..

July 12, 2021

Summer Family Resource Page

Summer is in full gear and for many parents, that means even more juggling than usual. We at WA Charters, have put our heads together and crowdsourced some hot tips...

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July 06, 2021

Graduate Spotlight: Kenadie Mullen and Corbin Mullen, Lumen High School, Spokane

Rowan, Kenadie and Corbin Kenadie Mullen and Corbin Mead share two top priorities. The first is their son, Rowan. The second is graduating with a high school diploma. A couple...

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Ashley Clark,
Summit Sierra Class of 2019