Early Learning'S ARCHIVE

  • SOAR’s 2016 Putting the Pieces Together Event: The Transformational Power of Community Knowledge and Wisdom has been rescheduled for Friday, August 26, 2016 I 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM I Renton Technical College I 3000 NE 4th Street, Renton WA 98056.   Across time and around the world, meeting and talking together has been the […]

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  • For Early Learning Professionals, this is the second round of Community Conversations on Standards Alignment for Licensing, ECEAP and Early Achievers. For more info go to: http://www.childrenandyouth.org/what/early-learning/early-learning-coalition/

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  • Mercedes Cordova-Hakim, our Early Childhood & School Readiness Program Manager, has been selected as the 2016 Libin Egal Spirit Award winner by Open Arms!   The announcement follows: “A skilled champion of diversity and community self-determination who has worked for over 30 years with multi-ethnic and multi-lingual communities in Mexico, California, King County, and Washington […]

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  • Check out this profile on Tam Nguyen – one of Seattle’s Child 2016 Unsung Heroes as nominated by Paula Steinke!    http://www.seattleschild.com/Strengthening-Families-2016-Unsung-Hero-Tam-Nguyen/

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  • Join SOAR, CCER, and Washington State Department of Early Learning to discuss and provide input on standards alignment for licensing, ECEAP, and Early Achievers.  Sign up today because space is limited! Nov 16th East Side: https://eastsideesa.eventbrite.com Nov 19th South Side: http://southsideesa.eventbrite.com Nov 30th North Side: http://northsideesa.eventbrite.com

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  • Equity in Communities: YOUR Power to Influence       Explore equity in your personal and professional life and your service to the community Define  your sphere of influence Identify opportunities and strategies for influencing equity Network and learn from experts and colleagues committed to influencing equity   Click here to register!    Visit for up to […]

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  • August and September are busy months for SOAR staff in working with parents of young children. Appearing at the many community events, such as back to school festivals, SOAR has to date contacted and shared educational information on child development and partner resources, such as Early Intervention/Developmental Screenings and the Love Talk Play Campaign, with over 2,000 bilingual/bicultural […]

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  • King County Promotores/Liaison Network Meeting On May 24, 2013 SOAR hosted the first King County Promotores/Liaison Network Meeting. This meeting brought together over 30 individuals from a variety of organizations, community and programs.  Participants worked closely with Promotores/Liaisons and/or were interested in learning more on how to engage Promotores/Liaisons in their work. All came with […]

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  • As the WaKIDS Demonstration Project Coordinator, I had the pleasure of visiting Cedar Valley’s Cheetah Cub Club and Olympic View’s Kindergarten Café.  I experienced firsthand the great work the Kindergarten teachers are doing to help parents learn fun activities they can do to support their child’s development, and to prepare them for Kindergarten.  18 children […]

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  • Take a moment today to check out the descriptions for 30+ workshops and keynote addresses, offered at this year’s SOAR Conference. The event will take place on Friday, June 21, at Green River Community College in Auburn, and we have a dynamic series of workshops, keynote speeches, and networking opportunities. This is your annual opportunity […]

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