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.
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..
June 08, 2021
Senior Spotlight: Esther Mumbi, Summit Atlas, West Seattle
Esther Mumbi (Photo Credit: Rachel Davis) While COVID-19 brought an unexpected change to her senior year, Summit Atlas senior Esther Mumbi took the shift to virtual school in stride. In...Read More
June 02, 2021
Senior Spotlight: Jayla Foster, Summit Atlas, West Seattle
Jayla Foster Jayla Foster had a tough start to high school, attending three different schools and ultimately repeating her sophomore year. When she reached Summit Atlas, a new public charter...Read More