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Bi-Annual All-Cohort Training Offers Home Visitors Skills and Support

On April 14, programs funded through the state’s Home Visiting Services Account came together for a training hosted by Thrive Washington and the Department of Early Learning, in partnership with the Department of Health and the Center for Community Health and Evaluation. This bi-annual training exists to build community within the home visiting system as[…..]

Learn More About the Read Aloud 15 MINUTES National Campaign

Message from Dr. Candace Kendle, 2016 Leadership Luncheon Keynote Speaker: It was a pleasure to participate in the Thrive Washington 2016 Leadership Luncheon on April 6th and discuss how early childhood experiences influence not only each child’s learning potential but our nation’s future workforce. We need your help to teach all parents and future parents[…..]

White House Hosts Symposium on Advancing STEM Education

The White House, in partnership with the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services and Invest in US, hosted a symposium last week to highlight the importance of promoting active science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) learning for our youngest children. Sam Whiting, Thrive president and CEO, attended the event along with hundreds[…..]

More Vulnerable Families to Receive Home Visiting Services Through Expanded Pilot Program

A renewed and expanded partnership between state agencies and home visiting programs will increase services to families receiving TANF funds. SEATTLE – Increased funds will expand a home visiting pilot program established last year, providing about 350 families who receive state assistance access to home-based support that is proven to help children develop healthier and[…..]

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Shout out to West Sound STEM @100Kin10 @EarlyLearningWA as @WhiteHouse celebrates commitments to STEM early learning https://t.co/zNoViuKj3t
"Many of the children we're most worried about live in a world of adverse experiences." #2016LL @EarlyLearningWA #waedu
Great words from @GovInslee at @EarlyLearningWA 10 year anniversary luncheon #seattle https://t.co/4vxrLJTQgD
"WA is leading w/ biotech & aerospace, but we are also leading in early learning"@EarlyLearningWA leadership lunch! https://t.co/cjW3c9opTt




We are participating in Seattle Foundation’s sixth annual GiveBIG on May 3! Plan on supporting Thrive as part of our community’s biggest day of giving of the year!


You can make your pledge beginning April 18 and all donations will processed on May 3.