Legislators Visit Renton SBHC

Crossposted from the Washington School-Based Health Alliance In May, U.S. Representatives Kim Schrier and Adam Smith and Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra toured the SBHC at Renton High School (sponsored by HealthPoint) to bring awareness to the drop in routine childhood vaccinations. Read more on Representative Schrier’s website. 

Best Starts Announces Funding for School Based Health Centers 

Crossposted from Best Starts Blog Children and young people have better health outcomes and overall well-being when they can routinely access care for their mental, behavioral, emotional and physical health. One way Best Starts is working to reduce barriers for young people to accessing health services is by funding School Based Health Centers (SBHC).   These…

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…

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…

Webinar: PSESD + BSK School Partnerships Evaluation

Please join us for a webinar on Thursday, June 11th from 10:30am-12pm PT, as the Strategy, Evaluation, and Learning Team from Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) shares results from the Best Starts for Kids (BSK) School Partnership Evaluation.  This evaluation, conducted by PSESD, explores how equitable partnerships are developing between schools, districts, and community-based…