We're Ready Campaign Kickoff

Friday, September 13
7:15-9:00 AM  McIntyre Hall
$30 (includes Breakfast)

Family Palooza

Wednesday, September 11
3:30-6:30 PM • Free
Skagit County Fairgrounds
Buildings A, B & C

Our Bold Goal

is that by the year 2025, all Skagit children entering Kindergarten are ready to learn. Through our programs and projects, we can provide the information and resources parents and caregivers need to ensure Skagit kids are given their best chance at life.

Latest News and Highlights

Kindergarten Transition: What if someone is mean to my kid?

What is it like to send your child to kindergarten? Imagine sending your very heart in to the world. Vulnerable. Exposed. It is hard to imagine how this tiny person will navigate the school bus, classroom expectations, and the social dynamics of the playground. For...

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Kindergarten Transition: Easing Anxious Hearts and Minds

Spring is here and that means kindergarten registration is upon us! For some kids the very idea of kindergarten can cause anxiety. When I taught preschool, I noticed children became a bit apprehensive or fearful when we talked about kindergarten-readiness. After all,...

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Mr. Dabbs’ Fifth Grade Class Sacrifice for Others Every fall for the past 6 years, My Dabbs’ mentions the subject of charity and giving back to his incoming 5th Grade class at Washington Elementary in Mount Vernon.  He offers the class relevant information and asks...

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