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:...
Summer Directors Meeting July 19-29 – Join us!

Summer Directors Meeting July 19-29 – Join us!

After COVID-19: Critical Conversations On Successfully Moving Forward Even virtually, these meetings are a great opportunity to get valuable updates, help guide WSA’s work in Olympia and DC, and learn from your peers. We have some very challenging days ahead, and...

Newsletter – May 17, 2021

PDF Version New Supports for Families It’s hard to keep track of all the things in the recently passed American Rescue Plan that will help support families.Our colleagues at the Office of Head Start have shared a summary of what’s in the bill that may help...
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...
Amazing Training in May and June!

Amazing Training in May and June!

We’re really excited about two big virtual training events we have coming up for early learning professionals! For all our fabulous infant/toddler programs, we have our second annual Birth to Three Institute May 17-28.  We have a variety of 3 hour workshops (90...