Key Preschool for All Documents
The reflects two years of community engagement and planning. The plan was released in July 2020. It builds upon the Preschool for All Task Force recommendations, outlining key implementation strategies and detailing how the initiative will be funded. The plan was developed in partnership with the Preschool for All Technical Advisory Committee and the Pre-Referral Steering Committee.
Utilizing a grant from Meyer Memorial Trust, Preschool for All partnered with SeeChange to gather more information from families and preschool providers. In the summer of 2020, SeeChange conducted 24 culturally- and linguistically-responsive focus groups and interviews. 71 providers and nearly 100 parents participated in the process. The details their findings.
The ELM Preschool Vision was developed in 2016 by parents and community members and led by Early Learning Multnomah (ELM). The vision set the direction for Preschool for All. The ELM Parent Accountability Council played a key role in the creation of the vision and continues to be central to the Preschool for All initiative.