WSIPC Responds to Cooperative Needs in the Midst of COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak turned everyone’s lives upside down and sideways in 2020. Throughout the course of this past year, WSIPC responded to the needs of our member districts in a variety of ways. From offering NSOE (New Student Online Enrollment) and Course Learning Center modules at no cost, to quickly programming and implementing WA State reporting changes, WSIPC was there to help.

From Our Executive Director & CEO

2020 will forever be remembered as the year that tested us all, in so many unexpected ways. I will remember 2020 as the year that highlighted what I’ve always known to be true, that being a member of our Cooperative means that in good times and in challenging times, we will come together to make a difference to the students, staff, and districts we serve.

As a cooperative, we rally to provide support and technology solutions, we innovate, we find a way to educate, and we collectively offer help in any way we can.

Our annual report for 2020 shows that together, the WSIPC Cooperative is poised to take on 2021 with renewed energy and hope for a better future for those we serve.

Thank you for your ongoing support – we couldn’t do it without you.

~ Marty Daybell

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Year in Numbers

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Member Retention

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Nearly 1 Million

FTE Served

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Serving 329

Member Districts

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Average member districts save annually in technology expenditures

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Average member schools save annually in technology expenditures


WSIPC Community Outreach

The pandemic has affected everyone in different ways. Many families are now faced with food scarcity if they can't get the help they need. In response to this need, WSIPC partnered with Horizon Elementary in Everett for our annual food drive. We care about our community's success and take pride in this amazing Cooperative of schools.

The WASWUG conference benefits our Cooperative members by providing them with software and professional development training. It also benefits our community through philanthropy partnerships. This fall, we teamed up with Teen & Kid Closet in Spokane, a nonprofit that seeks to provide dignity to children in need by giving them quality clothing. This gift shows kids that their community values them and wants them to succeed. We are so proud of our generous attendees for helping us raise over $1,600 for this nonprofit!

Starting in early spring, when cloth masks were not easily available, our WSIPC team members began making masks for our community. Since then, our team members have made and donated over 1600 masks, and any proceeds, to help our local schools, hospitals, and senior care facilities face this pandemic more safely.

Our CEO Marty Daybell volunteered with Farmer Frog in Woodinville, delivering crates of food to distribution centers including Northwest Harvest, Nourishing Neighborhoods, Edmonds Food Bank, Maltby Food Bank, and Sultan Food bank. “Farmer Frog is doing really important work,” Marty said. “A great way to help the community – I was very happy to help.” Farmer Frog is a nonprofit organization that helps schools and communities build and maintain food gardens to use as outdoor classrooms. They are currently delivering fresh produce from their farms to high-risk individuals and families.