The Washington Elementary School District Business Advisory Team hosts its first meeting of the school year 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16 at the WESD Administration Center, 4650 W. Sweetwater Ave.

The Business Advisory Team was formed to develop, enhance and maintain mutually supportive, strategic relationships between WESD and its surrounding business community. Paul Koehler, director of the Policy Center at WestEd, will speak about the relationship between public education and business.