Community Resources

General Resources

Creative Start Studio

The Creative Start Studio has arts integration mini-lessons and resources for early learning educators, teaching artists, families, and caregivers.

Northwest Center Kids IMPACT

Northwest Center Kids IMPACT has launched our online, on-demand professional development platform that includes a variety of STARS approved professional development courses. Topics include, Autism Spectrum Disorder: Language and Communication,  Sensory Strategies and the Brain: Promoting Self-Regulation and Learning and many more.  Follow IMPACT on Instagram (@NWCKidsIMPACT) for discount codes and sales happening monthly.

Special Olympics Washington

Substitute Pool

The Substitute Pool provides licensed childcare providers access to qualified substitutes for release time. The program supports the continuity of care for children in licensed programs, and ensures staff have access to release time. Provides can use a substitute to attend professional learning on or off-site. To find out more about the substitute pool, eligibility or usage policies contact the Imagine Institute:
Phone: 206-492-5249

Classes and Trainings

**To have resources uploaded to our conference website please email conference coordinator Amanda Cardwell with the following information:

  • Your Name

  • Organization

  • Information about resource, class/training or job posting

  • Link to applicable resource or training