Gov. Gregoire in a classroom

Find information for students

Governor Chris Gregoire loves to hear from students interested in Washington state and government. This webpage will help students looking for information.

Students looking for information on Washington state should start with the guide Simply Washington. Our state’s official website, Access Washington, is also a great resource for information on topics ranging from state history to education and government.

Need help with homework or a class project? Find the help and resources you need on subjects like math, science and language arts by visiting Homework Help.

Learn about the Governor

Curious about the Governor? Find information about the:

Photos of the Governor can be found and printed using these links:

As you can imagine, the Governor is very busy, so she is unable to personally respond to every request for information, personalized photos or autographs. However, she still wants you to have the information you need and has made sure you can find it on her website.

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Study our state

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Discover Washington state fun facts

Visit places across our state

  • Have you ever camped in a state or national park? Have you seen Washington’s state bird, the willow goldfinch, or an elk in the wild? Information about the fascinating and diverse wildlife in Washington state, from coyotes and black bears to razor clams and salmon, can be found on the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s website.

  • Explore Washington’s diverse habitats and wildlife at any of the 150+ campsites and hiking trails on Washington State Park’s website.

  • Want to go to an actual rain forest? Or visit the city where the “Twilight” series takes place? Information about the many unique and wonderful places to visit and the many cultures in Washington can be found on our state tourism website, Experience Washington.


  • Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” If you would like to volunteer, visit Volunteer Washington.

  • To find out lots of fun ways to help others in your area, visit

Visit the State Capitol

  • If you want to tour the beautiful Washington State Capitol building, find out how or take the online tour.

  • Find out how you can tour the State Capital Museum.

  • For lots of facts and information about the history of the Capitol, which stands 287 feet tall and contains concrete weighing as much as 3740 African elephants, go here.

Gov. Gregoire and kids

Like spending time on the Internet?

  • Get updates from the Governor on Twitter.

  • Friend Governor Gregoire on Facebook.