Support for Early Learning & Families (SELF)

Hop on the bus! Join policy and community leaders as we learn more about local early learning systems and programs, with a focus on the strengths and challenges facing our providers, families and children.

The Details:

Date: October 12, 2017
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: All participants will meet at YWCA | 3609 Main St, Vancouver, WA 98663
Site tour locations: YWCA, Y’s Care program | ESD 112 Hough Early Learning Center | Innovative Services NW

Tour Topics:

  • Minimum Wage – the impact on families and programs
  • Immigration Policy/issues
  • Child care subsidy rates
  • ECEAP reimbursement rate
  • Finding and retaining qualified staff
  • Cost Quality Study
  • Family Stories/Advocacy
  • Children with extensive trauma/behaviors
  • Cuts in professional development
  • Local child well-being data.

Questions and RSVP to Debbie.ham@selfwa.org





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