More Support for Early Learning Professionals

Child Care Resources believes that supporting early learning professionals leads to better outcomes for all children in King and Pierce Counties. We offer numerous services designed to provide you with useful materials and knowledgeable guidance.

General Assistance

We can help with the following:

  • How to market your child care program
  • Handbook templates for purchase
  • Free supplies, including access to a die cutter and a laminator ($.30 per linear foot)
  • Technical help, including MERIT support for early learning professionals
  • Computer access for various purposes

Visit us in person at our Seattle office, located at 1225 S Weller St, Suite 300 or call 206.329.5333 for assistance over the phone or to make an appointment. 


Careers Project

We provide training to immigrants and refugees enabling them to achieve sustainable careers as teachers in the child care field. Participants receive 30 hours of STARS training and commit to over 100 hours of internship work at a center-based program. In addition, participants receive CPR/First Aid/HIV training, background checks, fingerprinting and invaluable hands-on classroom experiences. For recent updates on the program and classes, click here

If you are looking for trained early learning professionals for your site, please contact our Sara McDowell.


Infant/Toddler Project

The Infant/Toddler Project provides child care centers with consultants trained to offer individualized, one-on-one support in infant and toddler classrooms for a period of one to two years. Areas of focus include positive teacher-child interactions, health and safety environments, family engagement, positive behavior support, child observation and inclusion of special needs, and more.

If you are interested in participating in the project, please contact our Infant/Toddler Project Lead.


Washington Scholarships for Child Care Professionals

Washington Scholarships supports early learning professionals who wish to expand and enrich their expertise in Early Childhood Education with the intent to advance the early learning field by improving the educational qualifications, incentives and retention of the early childhood workforce.