Early Care & Education

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Promoting school readiness efforts through individualized services that benefit children.

Welcome to Early Care & Education

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.

Click on an image below to learn more about that program and available resources.

Early Care & Education Programs

  • 1-2-3 Grow & Learn

1-2-3 Grow and Learn

  • ChildCare Aware

Child Care Aware of Washington

  • Washington Early Achievers - Preparing Children for Success in School

Early Achievers / QRIS

  • Early Head Start

Early Head Start

  • WaKids


ECE State Resources

Early Care and Education in the News

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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ESD 112 Parent Resources
ESD 112 Parent ResourcesMarch 14, 2018 at 10:25am
After many months of hard work, perseverance and determination, we launched our new ESD 112 website yesterday!

Below is the link – please take a look around and let us know if you have any questions or feedback for our web editors. As you all know, these sites are incredibly time-consuming and complex and it will continue to be a work in progress.

Thanks for your support!


Upcoming Events

1-2-3 Grow and Learn

September, 2017 - June, 2018

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Early Care & Education News

ESD 112 seeks to fill 180 free preschool slots

ESD 112 has 180 preschool slots available. They're free to eligible families, and that isn't even the best part. Children who attend programs like ESD 112's Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) [...]

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