Student Self-Advocacy Seminars
Learn how to advocate for yourself with teachers, principal, district superintendent, or board member. Learn how to advocate for yourself with your House Representative and Senator in Olympia. Bellevue PTSA Council invites middle school and high school students to three seminars on student self-advocacy. Parents are also welcome to attend. A group of BSD students, teachers, and PTSA members have plans to advocate on behalf of the Bellevue School District on Jan. 21, 2019 in Olympia, Washington. Please join us!
The Bellevue PTSA Council invites middle and high school students to: self-advocacy seminars. All sessions will be held at
Sammamish High School, Room 216, 100 140th SE
Bellevue, WA 98005 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Seating is limited so please register as soon as possible for each of the individual sessions. If registration is full, please check the website for the most up to date details of possible additional dates. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sign up for one or for all three different sessions. Multiple dates are available for each session. There are no prerequisites to complete a specific session before taking another session. Due to high demand, additional dates have been added for each session. As of December 1, all sessions are FULL. Contact us anyway to place name on a waiting list. Stay tuned for possible additional sessions after the new year...
Session #1: Student Self-Advocacy
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 (full) Monday, December 3, 2018 (full)
Thursday, December 6, 2018 (full) Monday, December 10, 2018 (full)
What is student self-advocacy? How do students advocate for themselves with their teachers? How do parents support the process?
Session #2: Student Self-Advocacy: Taking it to the Next Level
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 (full) Thursday, December 13, 2018 (full)
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 (full)
How do students advocate with school and district administrators? What is the process on how to present to the school board? How do parents support the process?
Session #3: Student Self-Advocacy: Olympia Here We Come
Friday, January 11, 2019 (full) Thursday, January 17, 2019 (full)
Bellevue PTSA Council will be inviting all students, parents and staff to join them for a day of advocacy in Olympia on January 21st for “Bellevue Goes to Olympia”. This session will be providing tips and guidance for advocating with our state senators and representatives.