Update on future events:

The Starting Strong P–3rd Grade Institute will not be held on August 5-7, 2019.  The steering committee is evaluating the needs of the early learning community to determine future programming.  Please check with your local ESD for regional P-3 offerings.

The Starting Strong Vision:

To build strong connections amount Prenatal to 3rd Grade educators and leaders as we work to eliminate the opportunity gap in the state of Washington.

Goals of the Starting Strong P-3rd Grade Institute:

  • Increase connections between early learning and K-12 professionals
  • Increase rigorous, developmentally appropriate practices in prenatal through 3rd-grade learning environments
  • Learn about Washington's early learning priorities, initiatives, and promising practices
  • Support educators in leading change