Elevate Washington shares tools and information that inform and support youth-service providers and expanded learning advocates.
If 2020 has taught us anything, it is that creativity and collaboration will be key to any successful effort. This is particularly true when it comes to supporting Washington’s children and youth. To that end, a host of public agencies and community-based organizations came together to create a framework for school-community partnerships for students. This document provides tips, tricks, new and best practices for partnerships between schools/school districts and child care, early 
This report, sponsored by the BUILD Initiative and the Raikes Foundation, describes how partners in Washington state took on a … [ ]Read More
America After 3PM, a project of the Afterschool Alliance, spans a decade of data chronicling how children spend the hours between … [ ]Read More
The Aspen Institute National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development was created to engage communities in re-envisioning learning to … [ ]Read More
Afterschool and summer learning programs provide critical supports to families and have demonstrable effects on students’ academic achievement, school-day attendance, … [ ]Read More
State of Play: Seattle-King County is a comprehensive, descriptive landscape analysis of regional trends, patterns, barriers and opportunities related to … [ ]Read More
Join the Washington ELO Network to help advance our shared goals to support youth and help them reach their full potential in communities across Washington. The ELO Network supports and promotes policies that increase access to high-quality expanded learning opportunities for youth in Washington.
School's Out Washington offers customized training to afterschool and youth development (AYD) programs that serve children and youth. Our trainers bring a wide range of experience and can tailor trainings to meet a program's particular needs.
Description: School’s Out Washington provides two online learning options for the staff of licensed school-age programs looking to fulfill their state-mandated professional development requirements. Whether you are a new staff person looking to fulfill your 30-Hour Initial Training Requirement or a long-time staff member who wants to complete ongoing STARS credits online, we have an affordable option for you!
School’s Out Washington offers professional development workshops for afterschool and youth development professionals in programs serving children and youth in grades K-12. Thanks to our partnership with the Department of Children, Youth, and Families, providers working in licensed school-age programs can receive STARS Credits from our workshops.
Elevating Community Voice. Since 2004, Soar has served as a pioneer in spearheading key early learning and youth development efforts.
Youth Development Executives of King County (YDEKC) is a coalition of youth-serving organizations working together to improve outcomes for young people in our region. We build and unify the youth development sector through advocacy, cross-sector collaboration, and organizational development.