Weekly news and more from the Washington State Board of Education
August 30 | Issue 3
Community Forum: Yakima
The Board will be in the beautiful city of Yakima for this year's annual meeting (September 10 - 12). On Tuesday, September 10, SBE will host a public forum for the Yakima-area community on new laws about graduation pathway options.

The Board's goal is to get feedback on pathway options to ensure equity and adequacy in our policy-making.

Register for the event here: Yakima Forum . Download the English and Spanish versions of the event flyers and invites in bound PDFs.
Former State Board of Education Member Receives National Distinguished Service Award
The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) announced Tuesday that state education leader, Connie Fletcher, is a recipient of NASBE’s 2019 Distinguished Service Award [link to NASBE release forthcoming]. Fletcher completed her second term on the Washington State Board of Education this year after serving for 10 years. Fletcher also served two terms as western area director on NASBE’s board of directors and chaired the Government Affairs Committee.  

Read more: Connie Fletcher Honored .
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