Early Learning in East Valley
East Valley SD #90 PreK-3 BRIDGE Initiative
The mission of the East Valley PreK-3 BRIDGE Initiative is to provide a high quality of children’s learning experiences from before they enter the K-12 system and extending those experiences through elementary school to provide a solid foundation that improves and closes the achievement gap.
Commitment to Early Learning
We believe in the development of a collaborative relationship between East Valley SD and all private, public, home-based, religious preschool, and childcare providers and facilities of the East Valley community in efforts to provide a solid early learning foundation for all children to be “kindergarten ready.”
Commitment to Full Day Kindergarten
We believe in full day Kindergarten for all children in efforts to close the achievement gaps when given the opportunity to particpate in a full day educational experience.
Commitment to Alignment PreK-3
We believe in the efforts to improve the quality and coherence of our children’s learning opportunities PreK-3 to “empower and inspire all students in the pursuit of excellence.”
PreK-3 Bridge Leadership Partner Team
The PreK-3 EV Bridge Partnership Team provides guidance for the EV PreK Initiative and the P-3 Alignment of curriculum, instruction, assessement, interventions, professional development, and engagement activities. The team meets through out the school year. Membership is open to anyone who is interested in joining our team. The team includes administrators, school staff members, representatives from community preschools, outreach early learning providers, and parents. Partners agree to: 1) the use of the Washington State Early Learning Guidelines, 2) share student assessment data, 3) participate in district-sponsored professional development, 4) collaborate through participation at the P-3 EV Bridge Partnership meetings.