Category: Posts by Olympic-Kitsap Peninsulas

  By Marlaina Simmons Program manager Olympic-Kitsap Peninsulas Early Learning Regional Coalition   Before I went to the Washington Capitol in late March, I was intimidated by the idea of acting as an advocate. It seemed scary, and like there was no way I, alone, could make a difference. But now I know that our[…..]

  By Marlaina Simmons Regional Coordinator Olympic-Kitsap Peninsulas Early Learning Regional Coalition   For the first time ever on the Olympic Peninsula, we are bringing together home visitors for networking and training.   In the field of home visiting, professionals face unique challenges and require specialized support. We hope to address some of their needs[…..]

  By Marlaina Simmons Regional Coordinator Olympic-Kitsap Peninsulas Early Learning Regional Coalition   Most mothers will tell you that grocery shopping with young children can be challenging. But what if it could be fun and educational instead? This summer, the Olympic-Kitsap Peninsulas Early Learning Regional Coalition will try out the use of the “Love. Talk.[…..]

  By Marlaina Simmons Regional Coordinator Olympic-Kitsap Peninsulas Early Learning Coalition   Early learning regional coalitions like ours have worked hard to build relationships with the families they serve. And as trusted messengers, we can deliver information that goes beyond the scope of traditional early learning — to support the well-being of children and families.[…..]