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Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families, 2019
In the 2017-2019 operating budget, the Legislature appropriated $5,000 to create a child care workforce development technical workgroup (Workgroup) and directed the Department of Early Learning (now the Department of Children, Youth, and Families, or DCYF) to convene a group consisting of 13 stakeholders to develop recommendations for the…
Descriptors: Child Care, Child Care Occupations, Child Caregivers, Labor Force Development
Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families, 2019
Research nationally demonstrates that children and youth experiencing foster care and/or homelessness achieve academic outcomes significantly below their peers due to trauma and loss, multiple changes in homes and schools, and emotional upheaval. When youth fail to graduate from high school, they are much more likely to live in poverty, require…
Descriptors: Foster Care, Homeless People, Outcomes of Education, High School Graduates
Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families, 2019
This report is prepared in compliance with HB 1661, which requires the Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF or the Department) to report to the legislature on development of and progress toward achieving outcome goals for children, youth and families. In addition, this report provides an update on other supportive…
Descriptors: Outcome Measures, Accountability, Child Welfare, State Agencies
Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families, 2019
The Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) is the State Lead Agency for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C program for Washington State. Within DCFY, the Part C programmatic home is the Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT) program. During Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2017 (July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018),…
Descriptors: Infants, Toddlers, Disabilities, Early Intervention
Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families, 2019
The Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF), in collaboration with the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), submits this report to detail the status of overpayments in the Child Care Subsidy Programs (CCSP). This annual report complies with Substitute Senate Bill (SSB) 5883, Section…
Descriptors: Child Care, Grants, Social Services, State Legislation
Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families, 2019
The Department Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) is a new cabinet level agency focused on the well-being of children. The vision is to ensure that "Washington state's children and youth grow up safe and healthy-thriving physically, emotionally and academically, nurtured by family and community." (House Bill 1661) DCYF serves as the…
Descriptors: Infants, Toddlers, State Programs, Federal State Relationship
Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families, 2019
Substitute Senate Bill (SSB) 5357, laws of 2017, required the Washington State Department of Early Learning, now the Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF), to establish a four-year pilot project to license "outdoor, nature-based early learning and child care programs," otherwise known as "outdoor preschools." As…
Descriptors: State Legislation, Outdoor Education, Preschool Education, Preschools
Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families, 2018
This report is prepared in compliance with HB 1661 Sec 104(2)(k), which requires the Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF, or the Department) Office of Innovation, Alignment, and Accountability (OIAA) to submit to the Governor and the appropriate policy and appropriation committees of the Legislature: (1) A review of the current…
Descriptors: Foster Care, Child Welfare, State Agencies, Public Relations
Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families, 2018
Under the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA), the Interagency Coordinating Council (ICC) of each jurisdiction that receives funds under Part C of the IDEA must prepare and submit to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education and to the Governor of its jurisdiction an annual report on the status of the early intervention programs for…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Infants, Toddlers, Disabilities
Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families, 2018
The Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) is the State Lead Agency for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C program for Washington State. Within DCFY, the Part C programmatic home is the Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT) program. During Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2017, the ESIT program held contracts…
Descriptors: Infants, Toddlers, State Programs, Federal State Relationship
Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families, 2017
The Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) is the State Lead Agency for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C program for Washington State. Within DCFY, the Part C programmatic home is the Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT) program. During Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2016, the ESIT program held contracts…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Infants, Toddlers, Disabilities
Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families, 2017
The Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) is the State Lead Agency for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C program for Washington State. Within DCFY, the Part C programmatic home is the Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT) program. During Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2016, the ESIT program held contracts…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Infants, Toddlers, Disabilities