Early Learning

By 2025, All Skagit Children Entering Kindergarten are Ready to Learn.

Bold Steps

By starting at the beginning, we strengthen families, neighborhoods, and workplaces. This video explains why.

Early Learning Highlights

Early Learning and Technology

By Jen Lindbeck   Whenever technology is mentioned in a gathering of early learning professionals or service providers, I often find my opinion differs from my colleagues. The conversation typically focuses on the importance of hands on learning and play and the lack...

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Superheroes, Princesses & Early Learning

By Jen Lindbeck It is that time of year when the ghosts, goblins, and Harry Potters hit the streets to trick or treat. When my youngest was a baby, we cut arm holes in an empty diaper package, which he wore as a shirt, wrapped a diaper on his head, and called it good....

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Why Aren’t Kids Ready for Kindergarten?

United Way of Skagit County’s bold goal is by 2025, all Skagit children entering kindergarten are ready to learn. According to the 2018 State of Children and Families Report by Northwest Early Learning, only 36% of students entering kindergarten in Skagit County have...

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Born Learning Trails

Skagit Reign (Leadership Skagit) is partnering with United Way of Skagit County to build two Born Learning Trails: One at Hillcrest Park in Mount Vernon and the other at Storvik Park in Anacortes. Born Learning Trails use research-based content to create...

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For Parents – Vroom App

Vroom turns shared moments into brain building moments. Whether it’s mealtime, bathtime, or anytime in between, there are always ways to nurture our children's growing minds. Check Out...

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