The National PTA and the Washington State PTA each actively lobby on issues affecting education at the federal and state levels respectively. IMS has students in the 5th and 41st Legislative Districts (state) and the 8th and 9th Congressional Districts (federal). See the list at the bottom of the page of our elected officials and their websites.

The Issaquah Middle PTSA Advocacy Representative (currently an open position) is responsible for:

  • Keeping the IMS community updated on current legislative issues that affect our school, district, state, and sometimes nation.
  • Getting people directly involved in advocating for education, such as writing letters to our legislators and attending PTA Focus Day.
  • Attending the State PTA Legislative Assembly in October where PTA advocates from around the state gather to debate and decide which issues the State PTA will focus its lobbying efforts on during the State Legislative session.  

If you have questions or ideas about advocacy, contact the President at 

Links of interest:

WA State PTA Advocacy

National PTA Advocacy

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