Mission: The mission of the washington education association is to advance the professional interests of its members in order to make public education the best it can be for students, staff, and communities.
Programs: Governance/administration - to formulate association policy and to insure implementation of the goals, objectives and activities of the association in accordance with the desires and needs of the membership. To provide governance with advice and counsel as prescribed in wea policy on the formulation of goals, objectives, policy and activities of the association in the following general areas: accreditation, certification, instruction, personnel, collective bargaining, state and federal legislation, human relations, and rights of school employees. To provide legal services and advice to wea, its staff and governance, local associations, and members; to protect and strengthen the legal and bargaining rights of school employees.
public policy center - to insure that wea is a significant participant in the legislative process of the state and nation, obtain passage and implementation of legislation consistent with association goals and assure adequate resource allocations to improve salaries, conditions of work, and educational programs.
center for education quality: organizing and advocacy center - to provide program and staff services to assist individual school employees and leaders to obtain and utilize the individual and collective power they need to control their work environment, including appropriate compensation. To provide research support enabling the association to carry out its goals and objectives in an efficient manner.