Best Starts Hosting Third Quarter Virtual Open House June 29 

Crossposted from Best Starts for Kids Best Starts for Kids is hosting a virtual Open House June 29 for BSK Champions, existing and potential community partners, to learn more about upcoming funding opportunities.  At Best Starts we recognize that to build programs that support thriving families, babies, children, and young people, we must build our work in…

Free and Accessible Professional Development and Training Opportunities for Organizations

Crossposted from Schools Out Washington (SOWA) The following trainings are available to all our School-Based Health Center (SBHC) colleagues and sponsor organizations. King County Professional Learning System (KCPLS) supports free and accessible professional development and training opportunities for organizations and/or individuals that are:  Best Starts for Kids (BSK) Strategy 5-24 grantees  BSK – Out of School Time…

Register for the Best Starts for Kids 2021 Summit!

Greetings from Best Starts for Kids! We are excited to announce the 2nd annual Best Starts for Kids Virtual Summit 2021. The summit will take place the last week of April—the 27th through 30th with a special preview day on April 26th.  This year’s theme is “We build. We rise. We Soar.”  Like the 2020…

Announcing 2 Awards to Support School-Based Behavioral Programs

Crossposted from the Best Starts for Kids Blog Community voices backed by scientific research continue to reveal how traditional disciplinary methods and zero-tolerance policies widely utilized in our school systems do not truly support the long-term well-being and health of our youth. For our teens and young adults to succeed in the classroom and safely…

Join Best Starts for Kids Community Conversations!

This fall, Best Starts for Kids (BSK) is partnering with organizations across all corners of King County to host a series of community conversations.  Similar to the listening sessions held at this year’s BSK Summit, the conversations are virtual and aim to provide a brief update on the state of Best Starts for Kids, learn…