Washington Teacher Advisory Council (WATAC)
The Washington Teacher Advisory Council (WATAC) is the voice of accomplished
teaching advocating for student success. We inform education decisions and
influence policy, promoting equity and excellence for all.
WATAC is a network of award-winning educators from across Washington. WATAC is
directed by a leadership team comprised of the current and past year's Teachers
of the Year and 6 elected representatives. The leadership team sets a policy
agenda, creates publications, and plans professional learning and networking for
the network in coordination with OSPI and the state's nine Educational Service
For more information, visit www.watac.k12.wa.us
The Washington Teacher Advisory Council (WATAC) is a project of the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI). It is founded with a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The teachers in WATAC speak with independent voices. Their opinions, beliefs, and viewpoints do not necessarily reflect, nor are they influenced by, the state superintendent or staff at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.