Media Advisory - September Council Meeting
Council to discuss budget priorities for increasing educational attainment
Olympia—On September 8, the Council will hold a special meeting to discuss priorities for the 2018 Supplemental Budget. With their focus on advancing policies to increase educational attainment statewide, the Council will begin by reviewing outcomes from the 2017 Legislative Session.
The meeting will be held via teleconference on Friday September 8 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Members of the public can attend in person at the Washington Student Achievement Council office in Olympia.
All materials will be available online the day of the meeting.
Meeting Location—In person
Washington Student Achievement Council
917 Lakeridge Way SW
Olympia, WA 98502
About the Washington Student Achievement Council
The Washington Student Achievement Council is committed to increasing educational opportunities and attainment in Washington. The council has three main functions:
- Lead statewide strategic planning to increase educational attainment.
- Administer programs that help people access and pay for college.
- Advocate for the economic, social and civic benefits of higher education.
The council has nine members. Four members represent each of Washington’s major education sectors: four-year public baccalaureates, four-year private colleges, public community and technical colleges and K-12 public schools. Five are citizen members, including one current student.