Become an Administrative Professionals Partner

Are you looking for an opportunity to simultaneously share and grow? Joining the Administrative Professional Partners (APP) could be what you are looking for. Since 2016, the APP, consisting of administrative professionals, leaders, and union representation, have been unified in the commitment to support the development and recognition of administrative professionals. The APP facilitates monthly Networking/Casual Conversation events, the annual Administrative Professionals Recognition Day event in April, and pursues equitable processes and practices.  Consider the following partner groups:  Communications – Partners will monitor and post announcements on the AP Yammer site, AP… Read More

Administrative Professionals Q2 recognition

King County Administrative Professionals are a large part of King County government’s workforce and valuable contributors to the success of every department. They support and provide direct services to internal customers and the public. Administrative Professionals may include, but are not limited to, Administrative Specialists, Office Assistants, Executive Assistants, Customer Service Specialists, Dental and Medical Assistants, Court Clerks, and more. Celebrate the great work of Administrative Professionals and read about their accomplishments:.2022 Q2 Recognitions. To show your appreciation and recognize an Administrative Professional that you’ve worked with, click here.

Administrative Professionals receive special recognition

The Administrative Professionals Recognition Day event held on Wednesday, April 27 was a huge success, celebrating these essential contributors who are Simply the Best at keeping King County running smoothly and efficiently on many levels. View the full celebration on the AP Stream Channel and take the opportunity to recognize an administrative professional here.  For more information about the Administrative Professionals Program, visit

Celebrating King County’s Administrative Professionals

Tomorrow, Wednesday, April 27 is Administrative Professionals Recognition Day, an opportunity to recognize and celebrate King County’s hard-working Administrative Professionals. Administrative Professionals are the backbone of County operations. Many operate behind the scenes to make sure customers get access to the services they rely on and employees can do their best work for our community. Whitney Abrams, King County’s Chief People Officer and Executive Sponsor of the Administrative Professionals Development and Recognition Program, said that she is looking forward to celebrating the achievements and contributions of Administrative Professionals. “I see the impact… Read More

Administrative Professionals Day is April 27

Share your appreciation by recognizing an administrative professional today. Register here to attend the virtual recognition and celebration of administrative professionals on Wednesday, April 27 at noon. Event details will be provided. All King County employees are invited to attend. For more information, visit

MOS and MTA Certifications available online 

Through a partnership with the Washington Library System, Career Support Services and the Administrative Professionals Committee now offer employees the opportunity to connect with the King County Library and Seattle Public Library for MOS and MTA certification exams, as well as online study guides. Employees can earn their Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certifications from home at no cost, as well as access study guides and practice tests to help earn the certification. As a reminder, employees may also use the online learning website at no cost with their… Read More

Celebrating successful elections and honoring employees for Administrative Professionals Day 

King County Elections held a virtual celebration to recognize the completion of four elections in February and March, as well as honor Administrative Professionals Day. Elections recognized the value of their administrative professionals pictured here: Robin Blake, Liwen (Lulu) Liu, and Alvin Dela Cruz. 

Celebrating Administrative Professionals Recognition Day, April 22 

Wednesday, April 22, is Administrative Professionals Recognition Day, an opportunity to say “thank you” to the Administrative Professionals that keep our teams, divisions, and departments running smoothly.  While we have had to cancel this year’s annual Administrative Professionals Recognition Day Celebration Event in line with Governor Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order and our ongoing efforts to practice social distancing and stop the spread of COVID-19, we can still use this opportunity to express our gratitude to our Administrative Professionals.   This extraordinary group of people is greatly appreciated by all employees across… Read More

Watch a video of Administrative Professionals Recognition event 

Some 250 employees attended the fourth annual Administrative Professionals Recognition Day event in the King County Courthouse April 24, and we put together a short video to commemorate the occasion. Click the image below to watch the video. 

King County expresses gratitude for administrative professional employees 

King County celebrated its more than 2,300 administrative professional employees last week at the 4th Annual Administrative Professionals Day Recognition Event. This year’s event focused on the theme of “Gratitude” for the many contributions of administrative professionals to county government, and their work in helping all employees provide the best possible service to customers. “Often administrative professionals and those who work behind the scenes don’t always get the recognition… but we all know you make it happen,” Whitney Abrams, Chief People Officer, said at the event. “Providing opportunities to not only recognize the… Read More