Early Achievers

Early Achievers

Early Achievers

Child Care Aware of Eastern Washington is home to Early Achievers, a statewide system of high-quality early learning.

Early Achievers works with child care centers and family home providers to improve the quality of their programs through Washington State’s Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS). Early Achievers provides coaching, professional development and resources for providers to support each child’s learning and development.

Child Care Aware of Eastern Washington also provides child care referrals through the Family Center. This free service offers information on finding quality child care,  getting help to pay for child care and resources for families.

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better ratings for your child care business

When you enroll in the Early Achievers program, you will be connected with a coach who will help you submit your child care business to the Washington Rating System (QRIS). The scores range from 1-5, and higher public ratings can lead to more enrollment. Your coach will help advise you on best practices for getting higher scores and be there to answer your specific questions about the evaluation and scoring process.

Child Care Search

Finding Child Care is a difficult task but we are here to help!

The Family Center can help you find a place for your child that is within your price range and in a location that works for you.

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Child Care Aware of Eastern Washington

Suzanne Suyama – Early Learning Director

1923 N 20th Ave
Pasco, WA 99301
Main: 509-316-4389

Child Care Aware of Eastern Washington

Kathy Blair – Early Achievers Regional Coordinator,  Eastern Washington
(509) 435-1627

2001 N Division St ~ Ste 130
Spokane, WA 99207
Need more assistance? Call: 1-800-446-1114