As a P-3 Campus, Educare Seattle in partnership with Puget Sound Educational Service District and Highline Public schools has developed a comprehensive education approach that will ensure equitable learning opportunities doe all children and families to improve and sustain child outcomes. This model integrates prenatal to grade three (P-3) alignment into Educare practices with school district parents and models regional implementation. The educational continuum created by this P-3 campus model ensures that Educare of Greater Seattle children enter kindergarten meeting or exceeding school readiness norms, and continue to make and sustain gains throughout their early elementary grades.
Educare’s partnership with local school districts and community P-3 educators is fulfilling Educare’s vision of preparing children and their families for success in school, reinforcing Educare’s message that children are born learning and the importance of re-envisioning a public education system that begins at birth.
Being a key partner of the Community Center for Education Results (CCER) Road Map collective impact project in South King County, this work will include leading the growth of professional development hubs, using Educare data to inform planning and implementation of P-3 alignment, and identifying an early learning footprint in seven CCER school districts, school readiness indicators and outcomes, scaling up implementation of Educare model components, and integrating CCER activities with PSESD regional and state P-3 reform.
The Seattle Early Education Collaborative (SEEC) is a network of City of Seattle early learning programs including Head Start/Early Head Start, the state-funded Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP), the Families and Education levy-funded Step Ahead preschools, and the city-funded Comprehensive Child Care Program. SEEC partners leverage funds and improve school readiness outcomes and the quality of early learning environments through joint professional development, assessment, data collection, and kindergarten transition services.
Educare P-3 Partners