Month: March 2015

  Today, we are officially and proudly Thrive Washington.   As many of you know, a little more than a year ago, Thrive by Five Washington and the Foundation for Early Learning merged. Shortly thereafter, I started as CEO.   All of this change offered a tremendous opportunity to make sure everything we do at[…..]

  Washington is on track for a strong finish in its Race to the Top – Early Learning Challenge, hitting goals in quality improvement, professional development and kindergarten readiness. But without fresh investments, the state could stumble when the $60 million grant runs out next year, a new report suggests.   After three years of[…..]

  There’s a lot going on in Olympia right now – and lots we can do to raise our voices. Below you’ll find some key advocacy opportunities and updates on the Early Start Act.   Advocacy Opportunities   Take 30 seconds to sign a petition urging the Legislature to make significant investments early learning!  […..]