Voice of Washington State (VOWS) Program

Last week the Washington State Transportation Commission announced the launch of the new Voice of Washington State (VOWS), a program designed to encourage input from residents across the state regarding transportation issues. One venue for participation is through online discussion forums. These discussions are regional and include the following areas: West (Region 1), North Puget Sound (Region 2), Central Puget Sound (Region 3), Southwest (Region 4), Central (Region 5), Northeast (Region 6) and Southeast (Region 7).  Any resident of Washington may sign-up and  participate by going to www.voiceofwashingtonstate.org.

The second way to participate is by signing up to respond to occasional surveys on transportation policy, funding and tax issues. The URL for registering to take surveys is the same as as provided above.

Transportation issues will be dealt with in the next legislative session. Share your thoughts and opinions. More information about this program is available here.

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Susan Brooks-Young has been involved in the field of instructional technology since 1979. She was one of the original technology users in the district where she taught and has continued to explore ways in which technology can be used to facilitate student learning. She has worked as computer mentor, technology trainer, and technology curriculum specialist. Prior to establishing her own consulting firm, Susan was a teacher, site administrator, and technology specialist in a county office of education in a career that spanned more than 23 years. Since 1986, she has published articles and software reviews in a variety of education journals. She is also author of a number of books which focus on how school leaders can implement the NETS*A Standards. Susan works with educators internationally, focusing on practical technology-based strategies for personal productivity and effective technology implementation in schools. Susan and her husband live on Lopez Island, WA.

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