Media Advisory—November Council Meeting
Council will discuss opportunities to increase educational attainment statewide
November 1, 2018
Olympia—On November 7, the Council will review the 2019 legislative agenda. The agenda highlights programs, policies, and investments to increase educational attainment statewide.
That discussion will be informed by a panel of representatives from educational sectors and partner organizations, who will share their 2019 legislative session priorities.
The meeting will also include a panel discussion on campus efforts to reengage and support adults who left college before completing a credential. Panelists will share current examples that demonstrate promise in increasing educational attainment for this population.
The meeting will take place at Educational Service District 113, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Public comment will begin at 12:00 p.m.
All meeting materials will be available online the day of the meeting.
6005 Tyee Drive SW
Tumwater, WA 98512
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.