Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday August 3, 4 and 5, 2015 at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center,Tacoma, Wa
Capital Region ESD 113, Puget Sound ESD, AESD, OSPI, DEL, Thrive-by-Five and our partners are hosting this three-day conference featuring keynote speakers and numerous breakout sessions focused on P-3 alignment and implementation including WaKIDS, Full-day Kindergarten, the Early Learning Guidelines and Common Core, Community Collaboration and much more! We will not have a separate Full-day Kindergarten Institute this year: Instead Full-day Kindergarten sessions will be interwoven throughout the three-day Starting Strong Institute.
The Starting Strong Vision: The purpose of the Starting Strong P-3 Institute is to bring together early learning professionals and educators for discussions about innovation and alignment between systems.
Goals of the Starting Strong P-3 Institute:
• Increase connections between early learning and K-12 professionals;
• Apply theory to practice within a P-3 framework;
• Present information about Washington’s early learning priorities, initiatives, and promising
To download this year’s registration brochure,
Registration is 180.00 for one day
230.00 for 2 days
280 for all 3 days
Clock Hours and STARS Credit Hours available.
Some Grants Available from OSPI to attend for FACSE teachers with onsite pre-school and or are teaching the child care basics curriculum and giving STARS certifications. . But will consider other programs as well. Please contact Mary Nagel at Mary.Nagel@k12.wa.us for more information.