2024 WATTSA: Technology in Education Conference

The West Australian Technical Support in Schools Association proudly presented the 2024 WATSSA Conference at the Crown Perth on the 2nd and 3rd of May
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Professional Learning
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Shared Expertise

Educational and IT expertise are highly valuable assets, particularly when shared amongst educational institutions. The West Australian Technical Support in Schools Association (WATSSA) promotes collaboration to encourage discussions about the integration of technology in schools across Western Australia. This platform offers a valuable insight into the collective knowledge of IT professionals, empowering our members to develop and succeed.

The WATSSA Story

WATSSA enhances the professional expertise and status of School Based Network Administrators and Technical Support Officers.

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Professional Learning

Access targeted learning opportunites, gain inisghts and support from like minded IT professionals from the public and private sector.

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Community Focused Collaboration

WATSSA aims to enhance the professional expertise and status of Technical Support Officers/ Network Administrators and to improve the quality of network administration and management in WA State Schools. And to create a fellowship of those engaged as technicians which will foster advancement in management, thought and practice.

Join a Group of Like Minded IT Professionals

WATSSA was founded with the purpose of enhancing both the status and professional expertise of school-based technical support staff and others involved in the management and administration of information and communication technology in Western Australian schools.

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Collective problem-solving experiences

Better and faster IT decision making tools

  Innovation and growth ideas

Improved IT delivery processes

Collaborative Support

Meet the WATSSA Committee


Ross Oakes

WATSSA President

Mt Lawley Senior High School


Scott Davies

WATSSA Vice President

Riverton Primary School


Jenny Lawrence

WATSSA Secretary

Atwell Primary School


Michael Boughton

WATSSA Treasurer

Leeming SHS Educ Support Ctr

“Our primary goals are to improve the quality of network and technology administration and provide a conduit for collaboration.”

– Michael Raymond


Stay connected and in the loop at the official WATSSA Facebook feed. We keep you posted on the WATSSA journey.


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View all our upcoming events, meetups and functions . Member discounts apply.

Our Sponsors and Partners

We are proud to partner with our industry sponsors and thank them for their continued support of WATSSA.

Enquire About Membership

Reach out if you have any questions, we would love to hear from you.