Education

WPC's Center for Education conducts objective research and makes practical policy recommendations to improve Washington State's ability to carry out its paramount duty to educate every child within its borders.

Events

Discovery Institute's Book Party Luncheon (co-presented by WPC)

October 16, 2014 in Events
Date: 
Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
Time: 
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Place: 
Discovery Institute
208 Columbia St.
Seattle

Book Party Luncheon for “Every School: One Citizen’s Guide to Transforming Education”

co-presented by WPC.

2015 Eastern Washington Solutions Summit

August 12, 2014 in Events
Date: 
Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
Time: 
7:30 am - 1:30 pm
Place: 
3 Rivers Convention Center
7016 W Grandridge Blvd
Kennewick, WA

Join Washington Policy Center again for our annual Statewide Solutions Summit Policy Conference coming this January 6th, 2015 in Tri-Cities!   

The half-day conference and lunch will cover the following topics:

2015 Bellevue Solutions Summit

August 12, 2014 in Events
Date: 
Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
Time: 
7:30 am - 1:30 pm
Place: 
Hyatt Regency Bellevue
900 Bellevue Way NE
Bellevue, WA 98004

Join Washington Policy Center again for our annual Solutions Summit Policy Conference coming this January 7th, 2015 in Bellevue before the beginning of the important 2015 Legislative Session covering the topics:

WPC's 2014 Education Breakfast Introducing Washington's New Charter Schools

June 3, 2014 in Events
Date: 
Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
Time: 
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Place: 
Town Hall Seattle
1119 8th AVE
Seattle, WA 98101

This dynamic breakfast program featured Washington’s new charter school leaders, who will describe their plans to offer schoolchildren in the Puget Sound area the chance to attend a new charter school. 

Click here to watch WPC's 2014 Education Breakfast online broadcast by TVW

WPC Eastern Washington Education Breakfast: Introducing Eastern Washington’s First Public Charter School

April 8, 2014 in Events
Date: 
Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
Time: 
7:15 am - 8:30 am
Place: 
The Davenport Hotel's Marie Antoinette Ballroom
10 S Post St
Spokane, WA 99201

Watch coverage of WPC's Eastern Washington Education Breakfast
online by clicking here. 

As part of WPC’s Health and Education Series, the Eastern Washington Education Breakfast featured some of the state’s top educational leaders, giving attendees a behind the scenes look at the effort to bring Eastern Washington its first public charter school. From the district office to the classroom, attendees heard how some of our local children’s lives will be forever changed for the better by the decision of Washington voters to open public charter schools. This informative event attracted hundreds of educators, political leaders, small business owners and citizens who learned about and support education advancements for children in Eastern Washington. 

"Changing the Odds" Lunch

April 1, 2013 in Events
Date: 
Friday, April 26th, 2013
Time: 
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Place: 
Sheraton Seattle
1400 6th Avenue
Seattle, Washington

Washington Policy Center is pleased to co-present this education lunch event with Stand for Children, Washington.

Join us in welcoming Geoffrey Canada, president and CEO of the Harlem Children’s Zone and passionate education advocate, to Seattle for Stand for Children's "Changing the Odds" lunch. 

A Conversation with Michelle Rhee

February 6, 2013 in Events
Date: 
Tuesday, February 19th, 2013
Time: 
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Place: 
Town Hall, Great Hall
1119 8th Avenue
Seattle, Washington

Washington Policy Center is pleased to co-present Seattle CityClub's event, "A Conversation with Michelle Rhee," on Tuesday, February 19th.

2012 Annual Education Lunch

November 10, 2011 in Events
Date: 
Wednesday, February 1st, 2012
Time: 
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Place: 
The Westin Seattle
1900 5th Avenue
Seattle, Washington

Watch the event online:

Other Resources:

2011 Education Breakfast

November 29, 2010 in Events
Date: 
Thursday, January 20th, 2011
Time: 
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Place: 
Seattle Westin
1900 5th Ave.
Seattle, WA

What We Can Learn from Baltimore City Schools, Featuring Baltimore City Public Schools C.E.O. Andrés A. Alonso

"Waiting for Superman" Movie Showing & Charter School Panel Discussion

November 9, 2010 in Events
Date: 
Tuesday, November 16th, 2010
Time: 
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Place: 
Metro Theater
4500 9th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98105-4737

Panel discussion on Charter Schools begins at 6pm, and the movie starts at 7pm.  No RSVP necessary.  Tickets are available at the box office for $10 and seating is limited, first come first serve.