What We Do
Early Learning Programs & Support
Parents As Teachers
The Parents as Teachers Washington state office supports local affiliates in their work to achieve strong outcomes with families and their children.
Home Visiting Team
Our Washington Home Visiting Team supports new and existing home visiting programs with coaching, consultation, training and general professional development to ensure the highest-quality services to families.
Professional Learning Opportunities
Washington State Home Visiting Core Competencies
Core Competencies define attributes, knowledge, and skills that support the success and effectiveness of Washington Home Visitors and Supervisors.
Washington State Training Opportunities
Start Early Washington is excited to offer training opportunities designed specifically for Washington’s home visiting professionals.
Start Early Washington Communities of Practice
Communities of practice offer a co-creative and participatory space for shared learning.
NEAR@Home is a free, research-based toolkit that helps home visitors use brain science and the ACE Questionnaire to help families overcome adversity.
COVID-19 Resources for Washington Home Visitors
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact families and change the way home visitors work, the Start Early Washington team has curated a list of resources that focus specifically on home visiting practice during this time.
Policy & Advocacy
Through administrative and legislative advocacy, we seek to inform, create and strengthen conditions that enable equitable access to high quality services for Washington state’s youngest children — prenatal through age 5 — and their families across Washington state.
Check out Start Early’s Washington state policy & advocacy resources compiled by our team. Download Start Early Washington’s one-pagers and find helpful external links for Washington state advocates.
Learn more about our work in Washington state and access relevant resources and publications, including Start Early Washington’s policy and advocacy newsletter “Notes From Olympia.”
Support Our Work
Together, when we start early, we can close the opportunity gap and ensure every child in Washington state has the chance to reach their full potential.
Resources for Professionals
From interactive courses to engaging events, we support educators in building powerful practices that transform teaching and learning.