Mission Moment – ECEAP Parent Advocacy

Categories: Advocacy, Community
The Role of Parents in ECEAP ECEAP (pronounced e-cap) stands for Early Childhood Education Assistant Program. YWCA Spokane’s ECEAP teaches important life skills and wraps the entire family in holistic care. We know that supporting parents, caregivers, and the entire family helps create an environment that sets children up for success in kindergarten and beyond. …

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Mission Moment – ECEAP

Categories: Community, Impact
About ECEAP ECEAP (pronounced e-cap) stands for Early Childhood Education Assistant Program. At its core, ECEAP is free preschool for qualifying families, focusing on kindergarten readiness. YWCA Spokane’s ECEAP does more than prepare kids for school; it teaches important life skills and wraps the entire family in holistic care. “We’re not just getting them kindergarten …

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YWCA Participates In Lullaby Project

Categories: Community, Events
Earlier this month, Spokane Symphony, Spokane Public Library, and YWCA Spokane collaborated to bring the Lullaby Project to Spokane. The Spokane Symphony is serving as a national partner for Carnegie Hall’s Lullaby Project. The project “pairs new and expecting parents and caregivers with professional artists to write and sing personal lullabies for their children, supporting maternal health, …

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Conscious Discipline

Categories: Education and Training
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One of the main goals of YWCA Spokane’s ECEAP (Early Childhood Education & Assistance Program) is kindergarten readiness. A big part of becoming ready for kindergarten is developing social-emotional skills. To support this growth, we use a social-emotional curriculum called Conscious Discipline. Conscious Discipline (or CD) is a trauma-informed and evidence-based curriculum, developed by Dr. …

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ECEAP Parent Spotlight – Karmen

Categories: Advocacy, Awards, Education and Training
Spokane ECEAP Parent Wins Unsung Hero Award This award honors outstanding caregivers doing important work on behalf of children. Each February, the Seattle’s Child magazine partners with the Washington Department of Children, Youth and Families to award 28 Washington caregivers with the Unsung Hero Award. This year, a local Spokane parent, Karmen, won the award! …

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