Archive for 'Early Learning'
Once again, research has shown the vital importance of preschool to the future success of children in kindergartent, elementary school ... and beyond. See this excellent article in the New York Times. [More]
The Seattle Human Services Department is partnering with Seattle Public Schools and the Seattle Early Education Collaborative to host early kindergarten enrollment nights at several Seattle elementary schools through mid-January 2013. For a list of enrollment night locations, please see this news release. [More]
The Seattle Human Services Department (HSD), in its coordinating role for the Seattle Early Education Collaborative, has announced seven early enrollment opportunities for kindergarten 2013-2014. Seattle Public Schools, SEEC, and preschools funded by HSD have partnered to provide culturally responsive support for families enrolling their children into kindergarten. Child care, dinner, interpreters, resources, technical assistance, [More]
The Seattle Human Services Department is seeking proposals for two new funding opportunities: A Request for Investment (RFI) for community organizing and leadership development activities with immigrants, refugees and other communities of color. Approximately $100,000 in General Funds are available. Applications are due on November 15th, 2012. Initial awards will be made [More]
Results for the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for 2012-2013 Professional Development for early education providers, Family Friends and Neighbors (FFNs) and school-age care programs and educators have been announced. See below. Funded with $964,830 from the Families & Education Levy, this RFQ was first issued in July 2012 with proposals due on [More]
The City of Seattle’s Farm to Table Project will continue to link senior meal sites and child care programs to local area farms. The goal of these efforts is to get local, organic produce into some of Seattle’s most under-served communities. With continued funding from the City of Seattle Human Services Department [More]
Mayor McGinn and the Seattle Human Services Department recently announced the awarding of $2.4 million in Families & Education Levy funds to nine community agencies to provide Step Ahead preschool services to low-income three- and four-year-old children and their families. For details, please see this news release. [More]
We are seeking investment proposals from agencies/organizations interested in providing direct or contracted professional development services to early learning and school-age care programs, caregivers, and educators. We seek to contract with culturally responsive Professional Development Service Providers (PDSPs) who will ensure the delivery of best and promising professional development practices. The Service [More]
The City of Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) and the Seattle Office for Education (OFE) are seeking investment proposals from agencies/organizations interested in providing Step Ahead Preschool services to low-income children ages three and four and their families in Seattle. Approximately $2.4 million is available for the period of September 2012 – [More]
Posted: March 15th, 2012 under Early Learning.
Four Requests for Qualifications for the 2011 Families and Education Levy have been released by the Seattle Office for Education. Information sessions are scheduled for each RFQ starting on January 12. Registration is required. The submittal deadline is February 14, 2012. For more information, please see this Web page. [More]