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Seattle among cohort of cities recognized for supporting Universal Pre-K and Child Care Field 

Seattle’s Department of Education and Early Learning (DEEL) is being recognized for its universal Pre-K efforts by the National League of Cities (NLC). DEEL is among a cohort of cities across the country highlighted for early childhood education initiatives. “Ensuring access to high-quality, evidence-based early childhood opportunities is critical for… [ Keep reading ]

Now Open – Request for Investment (RFI): Seattle Preschool Program (SPP) Provider Facilities Fund

The Department of Education and Early Learning is excited to announce the opening of the SPP Providers Facilities Fund Request for Investment (RFI) funding opportunity as part of the Families, Education, Preschool, and Promise Levy, passed by voters in 2018.  To be considered for funding, applicants are invited to apply… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Preschool Program Adds 16 New Classrooms; Applications for 2024-25 School Year Now Open

Seattle’s award-winning preschool program is expanding to 97 sites citywide, and partnering with 27 organizations.

Study Outlines True Cost of Child Care in Seattle and King County

In July 2021, the City of Seattle Department of Education and Early Learning (DEEL) and King County Best Starts for Kids (BSK) jointly commissioned a report to build upon work done by P5 Fiscal Strategies for the statewide Washington Child Care Collaborative Task Force to understand the true cost of child care.  

Annual Call for FEPP Levy Oversight Committee Volunteers

The Department of Education and Early Learning (DEEL) is accepting applications for one new member to join the Families, Education, Preschool and Promise (FEPP) Levy Oversight Committee (LOC).