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Starting Strong Institute
August 1, 2, and 5, 2016
Greater Tacoma Conference Center

Register Now! Visit StartingStrong.net for full details.

Capital Region ESD 113, AESD, OSPI, DEL, Thrive Washington and our partners are hosting this three-day conference featuring keynote speakers and numerous breakout sessions focused on P–3 alignment and implementation including WaKIDS, Full-day Kindergarten, the Early Learning Guidelines and Common Core, Community Collaboration and much more! We will not have a separate Full-day Kindergarten Institute this year. Instead, Full-day Kindergarten sessions will be interwoven throughout the three-day Starting Strong Institute.

The Starting Strong Vision
The purpose of the Starting Strong P–3 Institute is to bring together early learning professionals and K–12 educators for discussions about innovation and alignment between systems.

Goals of the Starting Strong P–3 Institute

  • Increase connections between early learning and K–12 professionals;
  • Apply theory to practice within a P–3 framework;
  • Present information about Washington’s early learning priorities, initiatives, and promising practices.

Who should attend?

  • Kindergarten - 3rd grade teachers
  • Preschool teachers
  • Principals
  • Superintendents
  • Child care providers
  • Parents
  • Community agency partners

Attention Presenters: We are pleased to invite you to submit a proposal to present at the 2016 conference. Starting Strong is well known within Washington for providing high quality, evidence-based training for professionals working with young children and their families. Last year, attendance exceeded 500 participants. For additional information email StartingStrong@esd113.org.

Attention Exhibitors: Early bird registration is through May 31, 2016.. For additional information or an application email: StartingStrong@esd113.org

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