Parent Education and Community Events

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New and International Families Welcome Event

Have you just moved to the United States? Are you new to the Pacific Northwest or to Lake Washington School District (LWSD)? Lake Washington PTSA (LWPTSA) Council, in partnership with Lake Washington School District, welcomes you to the community!

Families and guardians are invited to these free welcome events to learn about: navigating the LWSD school system, resources, and support available from the district, PTSA and how to get be involved, relocation challenges, as well as how to support students through transition.

More details here:

PART 1: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 4:00-6:00pm
Topics: Social, Emotional & Community Support for Students & Families
Teams Join Link:

PART 2: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 4:00-6:00pm
Topics: Navigating the School System: Academics in LWSD
Teams: Join Link:

LWPTSA Brown Bag Lunches

Brown Bag Lunches are short presentations and discussions on topics of interest to all community members, from 12n – 1p on select Thursdays at the LWSD Resource Center (Redmond Town Center). Lunches are open to all. Bring your lunch and join us!

2020-2021 Schedule

    October 8, 2020 – District Equity Efforts & Policies
    November 19, 2020 – School Options
    December 17, 2020 – Stress, Trauma & Mental Health
    January 21, 2021 – College & Career Pathways
    February 18, 2021 – Diversity part 1
    March 18, 2021 – Diversity part 2
    April 15, 2021 – Parent Transitions
    May 20, 2021 – Legislative Session Wrap Up