Mission

Washington Alliance for Better Schools (WABS) is a collaborative of school districts that leverages resources, talent and intellectual capital to help over a quarter million students graduate career and college ready.

Find our more about our Mission and Vision here.

Who We Are

WABS was formed in 1995 to assist its Puget Sound member school districts in their quest to improve academic achievement. Member districts include Edmonds, Everett, Highline, Kent, Lake Washington, Marysville, Mukilteo, Northshore, Renton, Seattle, Shoreline, and Tacoma. Our Board of Directors consists of member district superintendents, higher education faculty, and industry leaders.

What We Do

WABS helps member districts share resources, expertise and technical assistance as they strive to:

  • Increase indicators of academic achievement and career readiness, particularly in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
  • Build teachers’ skill and capacity to provide powerful learning opportunities for all students.
  • Close the achievement and opportunity gaps associated with historically under-represented populations.
  • Strengthen student and family engagement in education.

For more information on WABS, contact us at info@wabsalliance.org