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..

June 29, 2020

Anti-racism resources

(Updated June 29, 2020) In the wake of recent racism-fueled violence - violence that echoes centuries of racist action across the nation and in Washington state - WA Charters is...

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June 26, 2020

State Commission Authorizes Four New Charter Public Schools

For Immediate Release | June 25, 2020 Contact: Nathan Wilson at nathanw@strategies360.com or 316.250.2751 Seattle, WA—Today, the Washington State Charter School Commission voted to approve four new charter public schools: Pinnacles Prep in the Wenatchee Valley, Pullman...

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Ashley Clarke,
Summit Sierra Class of 2018