WSA Testimony to U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee

On June 24, our Executive Director Joel Ryan submitted testimony on the 2022 budget to the US Senate Appropriations Committee. Public Witness Testimony of Joel Ryan, Executive Director, Washington State Association of Head Start and ECEAP (WSA) Submitted to:...
Huge Victories in Olympia!

Huge Victories in Olympia!

Have you ever wondered whether it was worth it to make that phone call, send that email, fill out surveys, come to a rally, and meet with your lawmakers? It was definitely worth it! Today House and Senate leaders passed their final budget on April 25 and it contains...

Kinsley’s ECEAP Story

My name is Nikki and I have two beautiful children, Kinsley and Amelia. Kinsley is currently enrolled in the Lower Columbia Community College ECEAP program and my Amelia is getting ready to start Early Head Start. Kinsley attends a part day program and she has changed...

Miya’s ECEAP story

My name is Terra Bippes and I’m a mother of three young girls in Spokane. Currently I’m a stay-at-home mom and a small business owner/operator, but that wasn’t always the case.  Two years ago I worked a very stressful corporate sales role that took me on the road 12...