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SPP Classrooms Are Open!!

On Monday, September 14, ten SPP classrooms at nine sites opened to children and their families. Including grandfathered-in children, 196 children began their pioneering journey in this demonstration phase of the SPP. We are committed to providing them with a fun-filled, enriching experience that will prepare them to enter kindergarten or a… [ Keep reading ]

SPP Round 2 Applications – Due Date Reminder!

DEEL is conducting a second round of selection of families for open Seattle Preschool Program slots. There are openings at the two new Seattle Public School sites – Original and New Van Asselt, and the Hoa Mai Vietnamese Dual Language Program. We’ll also be filling slots opened up form Round… [ Keep reading ]

Round 2: Seattle Preschool Program Applications

DEEL is currently accepting applications to enroll in the Seattle Preschool Program for classes beginning fall 2015.  The second round of applications are being accepted for: 1. A Vietnamese-English dual language program at the Hoa Mai Vietnamese Bilingual Preschool in Mount Baker. 2. Two NEW Seattle Public School classrooms (located… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Preschool Program Applications: Round 1

DEEL will send out notifications to families on Friday, August 21, about whether or not their children have been selected to enroll for fall 2015 Seattle Preschool Program (SPP) classes. Families will receive notification via e-mail and telephone. Please check your e-mails and voice mail on Friday.

Seattle Preschool Program (SPP) Application Deadline Extended!

The deadline for completing the SPP application form has been extended from July 31 to Monday, August 10, 5:00 PM. Families who apply by the deadline will be entered into the first round of selections for preschool enrollment. To make the application accessible to all families, DEEL will be making… [ Keep reading ]

SPP Application Deadline for Families

The completed SPP application form is due by Friday, July 31, in order to be considered for the first round of selections for SPP. The first round of selections will occur the week of August 3, and families will be notified of their status by Monday, August 10.

Seattle Preschool Program Providers Announced for 2015-16

Today Mayor Ed Murray and Council President Tim Burgess announced the SPP Providers selected for Year 1 (2015-16). Read the press release or visit our website!

Seattle Channel highlights an amazing Social-Emotional Learning Curriculum in SPS classrooms

The Families & Education Levy partners with schools across our city to fund the professional development of the RULER curriculum. Take a look at this latest video from the Seattle Channel’s Our City, Our Schools series to learn more about how this curriculum is making a positive impact on students… [ Keep reading ]

Congratulations to our Levy-funded schools who won the Washington Achievement Award!

Every year the State’s Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction selects schools who are top performers in the State, and 10 of those top performers are Seattle Levy-funded schools. We are so proud of the great work happening in Seattle Schools! Overall Excellence – Awarded to the top 5% of… [ Keep reading ]

The Department of Education and Early Learning has a new blog!

Thanks for checking out our blog. We are excited to keep you up to date on what’s happening at DEEL. Look here for updates regarding: The Families and Education Levy The Seattle Preschool Program Seattle ECEAP City of Seattle Child Care Subsidy Program Professional development for early learning and school-age providers… [ Keep reading ]