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    Find a Childcare Center

    Together, we are better! Imagine a community of teacher-learners where children come first, their families are important, and children from all economic backgrounds have an opportunity to participate in a wonderful learning environment.

    Find a Child Care Center Location
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    Sound Child Care Careers and Volunteer Opportunities

    OUR MISSION – Sound Child Care Solutions’ mission is to educate children for life by deeply integrating child-centered, high quality, anti-biased early childhood education with excellent business practice

    Our Mission and Values
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    SCCS COMMUNTITIES OF PRACTICE

    We see teachers as agents of change and as cultural workers, and SCCS supports teacher professional development on a continuum through or communities of practice cohorts that enable them to become more reflective, intentional and engaging practitione...

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    SCCS MAKES THE NEWS

    Southwest Early Learning was featured on the Seattle Channel as part of a feature on the crucial impact of high quality early learning and preschool on building a stronger community

    See the video here
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    SCCS CAREERS

    Sound Child Care Solutions is always seeking people to join our Relief Squad (substitute teacher pool). Teachers, cooks, floaters and administrators work on an on-call basis in our child care and school age programs for children ages 6 weeks to 12 ye...

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FAQ'S

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‘How does the SCCS consortium work? How do child care centers benefit from being part of the consortium? How does a child care center join the consortium? What kind of professional development opportunities does SCCS offer for teachers?

FIND A CHILD CARE CENTER

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We’re better together! Our shared services model allows center directors to be program focused administrators. We serve families in downtown, East, South and North Seattle. Click here to find a child care center in your neighborhood

GET INVOLVED

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If you are passionate about early childhood education, interested in becoming part of a community of learners, would like to volunteer with our centers, or would like to make a monetary contribution to our consortium, click here!

Sound Child Care Core Mission and Values

SCCS has a commitment and dedication to:

Sound Child Care Solutions' mission is to educate children for life by deeply integrating child-centered, high quality, anti-biased, early childhood education with excellent business practices. Together, we are better!

SCCS strives for excellence by intentionally integrating child-centered, high quality, anti-bias early childhood education with effective business practices to create a stable organization that consistently serves children and families.

We serve all children with a commitment to ensuring that low income children have real opportunities at each center. We support children’s home language and culture, honoring and integrating families as children’s first and most important teacher.

Growing staff stability and economies of scale will allow us to make teacher compensation a financial priority. On-going Professional Development of all staff is a centerpiece of our commitment to quality throughout the organization.

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  • Donate Today!

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    Imagine a community of teacher-learners where children come first, their families are important, and children from all economic backgrounds have an opportunity to participate in a wonderful learning environment. Imagine an organization where education, children, efficient business practices are smoothly interwoven and are of equal priority. Imagine a non-profit where the use of technology and […]

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  • Profiles of Excellence

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    As Executive Director of Sound Child Care Solutions, Kimberly is committed to shaping our centers into vibrant learning communities built on strong relationships among children, families and teachers. Her vision of SCCS is to replicate its unique business model and to equip its centers so they can offer quality care and education to children across […]

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  • Our Future Begins Today

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    Sound Child Care Solutions was founded in 2007 by Diana Bender and Laura McAlister who recognized the challenges faced by standalone child care centers. Diana had spent 10 years in early childhood policy and planning at the City of Seattle, working on such projects as the ‘True Cost of Quality’ project between 2001-2003. Reflecting on […]

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