Rain Barrel Farms Especially online, there are a great deal of conversations concerning the impact of extended screen time on children, but are you familiar with programs that are helping kids have more outdoor learning time? Have you heard of Rain Barrel Farm? Kids’ World in Whatcom County is encouraging outdoor activity and independence through […]
Share Your Story with Lawmakers 2019 is here, and that means there are new opportunities to engage your elected officials on early childhood issues and make your voice heard. Not sure where to start? Join Child Care Works and Child Care Aware of Washington for two webinars created just for Washington State early childhood advocates. […]
Over the past few weeks Child Care Aware of NW Washington hosted advocacy meetings throughout our region. Child care providers and community members joined us for energizing conversations in Bellingham, Everett, Lynnwood, and Skagit County. The discussions covered the legislative and state budgeting timeline, an outline of the current economy of child care in Washington, […]
Our team at Child Care Aware of Northwest Washington is wishing you holidays filled with fun and laughter. May you have a happy, safe and prosperous new year.
Welcome Delenee! Child Care Aware of NW Washington is thrilled to welcome Delenee Brugman to our team as the Early Achievers Lead in Mt. Vernon, serving Island and Skagit Counties. Delenee brings an outstanding mix of business and management skills, as well as a passion for children and learning. Ten years ago, Delenee left a successful […]
Advocate for Early Learning. Washington’s child care system is in crisis. There is not enough high-quality care available to meet demand. Care that is available is often so expensive it is out of reach for many working families. Kids are arriving at kindergarten unprepared for school. Providers often earn so little they rely on public […]