2022 Legislative Session – Parents testified against SB 5769

January 26, 2022
Last year, Washington State passed the Fair Start for Kids Act to invest in childcare, early learning, and other educational...
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Early Learning Advocacy Week Feb 7-10!

January 11, 2022
Our second virtual Advocacy Week!   One of the great things about 2021 (and there were indeed some great things!)...
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WSA Winter Meeting and Advocacy Day!

January 11, 2022
It's time again for our WSA Winter Meeting and Advocacy Week!  Once again we will be all virtual, and our...
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Newsletter OCT 18, 2021 Amazing Speakers at WSA Fall Meeting, Parent Leadership, Health Institute, Early Learning Workforce report and More!

October 18, 2021
WSA Fall Meeting Nov 15-16 Online! Parent Ambassadors Leadership Opportunity Health Institute Early Learning Workforce report from NHSA Links and...
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Newsletter SEP 14, 2021 – Universal Pre-K & Head Start Salary Increases, Early Learning Chess, Health Institute, and More

October 7, 2021
House Committee Passes bill creating Universal Pre-K, increasing Head Start wages and more! Early Learning Chess Opportunity Health Institute COVID...
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WSA Testimony to U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee

June 25, 2021
On June 24, our Executive Director Joel Ryan submitted testimony on the 2022 budget to the US Senate Appropriations Committee....
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Summer Directors Meeting July 19-29 – Join us!

June 22, 2021
After COVID-19: Critical Conversations On Successfully Moving Forward Even virtually, these meetings are a great opportunity to get valuable updates,...
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Newsletter – May 17, 2021

May 17, 2021
PDF Version New Supports for Families It's hard to keep track of all the things in the recently passed American...
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Huge Victories in Olympia!

April 28, 2021
Have you ever wondered whether it was worth it to make that phone call, send that email, fill out surveys,...
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Amazing Training in May and June!

April 28, 2021
We're really excited about two big virtual training events we have coming up for early learning professionals! For all our...
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Newsletter – April 19, 2021

April 19, 2021
WSA Monday Newsletter - April 19, 2021 Topics: Birth to Three Institute May 17-28 Help Scarlett's family as she struggles...
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Newsletter – April 5, 2021

April 5, 2021
WSA Newsletter 4/5/21 (pdf) This week's topics: Take Action in 20 seconds - Thank lawmakers for ECEAP investments! Head Start...
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Kinsley’s ECEAP Story

March 30, 2021
My name is Nikki and I have two beautiful children, Kinsley and Amelia. Kinsley is currently enrolled in the Lower...
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Miya’s ECEAP story

March 30, 2021
My name is Terra Bippes and I’m a mother of three young girls in Spokane. Currently I’m a stay-at-home mom...
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