About Us Overview
Washington State ASCD is ... a community of all educators committed to promoting promising practices to ensure ALL students are safe, healthy, engaged, supported and challenged.
Washington State ASCD was incorporated in 1956 as an affiliate of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. With over 160,000 members worldwide, ASCD is one of the largest and most influential educational associations in the world. WSASCD is one of 65 ASCD affiliates located in the 50 states, the District of Columbia Canada, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Caribbean, Europe, and East Asia.
Washington State ASCD, as an affiliate unit of ASCD, shares in international governance with representation on the Leadership Council. WSASCD is an autonomous organization with its own officers and dues structure. Membership in ASCD does not automatically extend to WSASCD. Joint memberships are available through ASCD.
Washington State ASCD's membership is comprised of educators in diverse positions throughout the state. Participation in WSASCD offers opportunities for leadership, professional development, problem solving, joint planning, research, publications and networking.