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It’s official! Dwane Chappelle confirmed director of DEEL!

On Tuesday, February 9th Dwane Chappelle was confirmed by Seattle City Council as the new Director of the City’s Department of Education and Early Learning. Mayor Murray nominated Chappelle in October 2015 to lead the newly created City department. Prior to his appointment, Chappelle served as the principal of Rainier Beach… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Preschool Program adds second group of preschool providers

The City’s Department of Education and Early Learning is excited to announce that it has selected a new group of preschools to join the Seattle Preschool Program this fall. The Seattle Preschool Program is a tax-payer supported pilot program to create universal preschool for Seattle’s youngest learners. During the 2015-16… [ 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 (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!