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Early Achievers Celebrates 10 years

Originally published December 19, 2022  |  by Alice Skipton

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Early Achievers kicked off its 10 Year Anniversary at the 2023 Institute: Welcome to the Future of Quality Recognition: Highlighting the success of providers through a reimagined system. Read more about the reimagination of Early Achievers in the Advancing Education Justice: Recognizing the Experts article, written by Alice Skipton.
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Seattle Times: Meaningful Makeover brings a Reality-TV Spin to Early Learning

Originally published May 7, 2018  |  by By Dahlia Bazzaz, Education Lab engagement editor

Child and teacher clapping in home care setting

Put together by a group of early-childhood-education experts (and home-improvement-show enthusiasts) at the University of Washington, “Meaningful Makeover” is a web series centered on low-budget makeovers of early-learning spaces in the Puget Sound region. [Read more about Meaningful Makeover on the Seattle Times...]

Seattle Times: Bezos family gifts $3 million to shape UW’s early education work

Originally published September 20, 2018  |  by Neal Morton, Seattle Times staff reporter

Bezos family with Gail and President of UW

Only a week after Jeff Bezos pledged to pour part of his personal wealth into creating a network of preschools for low-income families, his parents’ philanthropic foundation announced a $3 million gift to the University of Washington to shape its work in early education. [Read more about Bezos' pledge here...]

Gail Joseph is Awarded the 2018 David B. Thorud Leadership Award

Originally published June 18, 2018  |  by Mia Tuan, Dean and Professor, Education

Gail celebrating with Cultivate Learning staff.

Gail and the Cultivating Learning team are key in implementing the state’s quality rating and improvement system–Early Achievers–developed by Gail and her team to assess and support the state’s early learning and care providers. [Read more about Gail Joseph...]

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