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Section V
Appendix

EARLY LEARNING CERTIFICATES/DEGREES AND MENTORSHIP PROGRAMS

Creating and Supporting our Early Learning and Child Care Workforce Pipeline

 

CTE Programs in Early Learning, Child Care and Human Services:

Centralia High School

Columbia-Walla Walla High School

Evergreen School District

Kennewick School District

Kent School District

Moses Lake School District

Richland School District

Spokane Schools

Snohomish School District

Sumner School District

Tacoma Public Schools

 

PACE – Provider Access to a Community Equivalent (PACE): PACE is a community-based training series that meets the licensing staff qualifications for Family Home Licensees, Lead Teachers and Assistant Teachers.  It is designed to provide content and knowledge equivalent to the WA State Initial and Short Certificates.

Imagine U: Imagine U is a relationship-based mentorship program designed to increase the number of licensed family child care providers who can care for children in Washington state. Imagine U pairs experienced and talented licensed child care providers with those interested in becoming licensed, and offers both the mentor and intern supports to help them grow professionally. This peer-to-peer model honors the knowledge and skill that exists in the field and helps ensure that new providers are able to benefit from their mentor’s expertise.

 

State Short Early Childhood Education Certificate – Family Child Care/School-Age Care/Infant Toddler Care/Child Development:

Bellevue College

Big Bend Community College

Central Washington University/Ellensburg

Centralia College

Clark College

Columbia Basin College

Edmonds College

Everett Community College

Grays Harbor College

Green River College

Highline College

Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Lower Columbia College

North Seattle College

Olympic College

Peninsula College

Pierce College

Renton Technical College

Seattle Central College

Skagit Valley College

South Puget Sound Community College

Spokane Falls Community College

Tacoma Community College

Wenatchee Valley College

Yakima Valley College

Walla Walla Community College

Whatcom Community College

 

Associate Degree – Early Childhood Education/Child Care/Paraeducator:

Bates Technical College

Bellevue College

Big Bend Community College

Centralia College

Clark College

Clover Park Technical College

Columbia Basin College

Green River College

Highline College

Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Lower Columbia College

North Seattle College

Peninsula College

Pierce College

Renton Technical College

Spokane Falls Community College

Skagit Valley College

South Puget Sound Community College

Tacoma Community College

Walla Walla Community College

Wenatchee Valley College

Whatcom Community College

AGENCIES, COALITIONS, AND ORGANIZATIONS

Agencies

Coalitions

Referenced Organizations

CHILD CARE STABILIZATION GRANT ALLOCATION

Below is a snapshot of the breakdown of 2022 grant allocations by both provider type and funding type courtesy of DCYF’s Stabilization Grant Fast Facts report:

Stabilization Grants 1

Source: DCYF

Stabilization Grants 2

Source: DCYF

RESOURCES AND REPORTS

In addition to the reports and resources linked throughout our materials, we're pleased to share the following materials which have helped inform and guide this project:

Click here to view/download a PDF of the LEAP Primer.

degrees
Agencies and Orgs
FS4K
Grant Allocation
Resources
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