The Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) is Washington's pre-kindergarten program serving three and four-year-old children. To promote school readiness, the program includes free early learning childcare to support development and learning, family support and parent engagement events, and child health coordination and nutrition.
The Head Start program is the federal government's pre-kindergarten program serving three and four-year-old children. To promote school readiness, the program includes free early learning childcare to support development and learning, family support and parent engagement events, and child health coordination and nutrition.
An in-house, part-time School Psychologist assesses the children's development, provides interventions to help children become kindergarten ready, and helps teachers use best practice strategies.
Child and Family Specialist
A Child and Family Specialist assists in designing classroom interventions, is available for immediate one-on-one intervention with a child, provides parent coaching, assists parents with navigating the school system, provides community referrals, and serves as a community engagement coordinator with school districts, community partners, and service agencies.
One-on-one special education aide
A trained One-on-one Special Education Aide provides support to children with high needs to help them participate more fully in classroom activities. The Aide assists children with behavior management, instructional support, daily living activities, and other tasks.
At Tomorrow's Hope, we strive to teach our children the fun and interactive ways to lead a healthy life. The children explore diverse meals from around the globe and teachers educate them about other cultures while supporting a healthy immune system and brain development.
A voluntary Kids’ Clinic is available for health assessments, check-ups, and immunizations and is provided by Vicki Fox, ARNP, from Community Health Clinic. Stellar Kids Dentistry visits quarterly to demonstrate to the kids how to brush their teeth and how to prevent cavities. Washington State Smile Partners visit our preschool, pre-kindergarten, and Head Start classrooms to do dental check-ups and cleanings.
Each week, a ChildStrive Parent Educator provides on-site support for teachers to share their challenges and successes. She shares developmental information with them, and when appropriate, she can help facilitate connecting families to Early Intervention or other more targeted support.
Parent Support & Engagement
Tomorrow’s Hope staff hold parent engagement events to bring parents into the classroom. Parents are also encouraged to attend College of Hope parent education courses to increase their knowledge and skills of child development and parenting strategies.
We are so lucky to have our very own gardening area. This has created opportunities for hands-on group and individual learning experiences that promote a love of gardening and develop an appreciation for the environment.