Early Care & Education

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Promoting school readiness efforts through individualized services that benefit children.

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ESD 112 Early Care and Education promotes school readiness efforts through individualized services that benefit children. We assist families, child care providers and community partners in providing quality early learning programs and professional development opportunities throughout the ESD 112 region.

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Early learning program has free preschool spots
(The Columbian, October 6, 2016)

Child care costly proposition for parents
(The Columbian, October 10, 2016)

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Southwest Washington Childcare Consortium - SWCCC

In 1989, Clark County's business, education and civic leaders joined Educational Service District 112 to take an extraordinary step: they launched the first of what has now become the largest community-run child care system in the United States. Today, this effort is recognized as one of the "best and brightest" examples of local, state and federal government programs addressing one of today's toughest issues: child care.The Consortium operates 25 centers in Clark County serving 1,600 children and 2,800 parents utilizing more than 200 employees. SWCCC is a non-profit community based child care program serving families with children ages 6 weeks to 12 years.
Southwest Washington Childcare Consortium - SWCCC
Southwest Washington Childcare Consortium - SWCCCOctober 15, 2018 at 10:21am
Come visit our job fair tomorrow from 4-6:00 p.m. at ESD 112. We welcome interested applicants from 16 years and older.

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Math Anywhere project promotes math fun in the community

Pop quiz: Look at the above picture and answer “How many?”   Your first response is probably: “How many what?” And that’s the point.  ESD 112 Math Coordinator Molly Daley is on a mission to engage young kids and [...]

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