Support for Early Learning and Families Values

Support for Early Learning and Families Values


Support for Early Learning & Families convenes and mobilizes partners and stakeholders throughout Southwest Washington to promote community awareness and advocacy for early learning, kindergarten readiness and school success for all children.


Ensuring every child in our community thrives


Leadership: Through advocacy, empowerment and influence, the efforts of our partners are maximized and Support for Early Learning and Families' vision is translated into reality for our children and their families.

Connection: Connecting people, resources and organizations across Southwest Washington.

Accountability: Holding ourselves and our partners accountable to the goal that every child growing up in Southwest Washington has a safe and healthy start.

Innovation: Continually seeking new ideas and resources to advance learning opportunities for children birth to 12.


Support for Early Learning & Families advances equity in all we do, with the goal that all our children have equitable opportunity for success.

  • We recognize and respect racial, gender, social, linguistic, cultural, disability and ethnic diversity, and support the unique needs of all families and communities.
  • We work with regional partners on projects designed to reach diverse communities, prioritizing children who are furthest from opportunity.

Strategic Plan