Seattle Preschool Program

On November 4, 2014, Seattle voters approved Proposition 1B (Ordinance 124509), which will fund the four-year initial phase of the Seattle Preschool Program, which will build toward serving 2,000 children in 100 classrooms by 2018.

*NEW* We want to hear from you!  We have created an online survey to continue the conversation, gather more input, and provide an opportunity for folks who didn't get a chance to comment at our community meetings.


*NEW* Our community meeting flyer is available in 9 languages. Please download and share!

  1. English Flyer (download)
  2. Amharic Flyer (download)
  3. Oromo Flyer (download)
  4. Somali Flyer (download)
  5. Spanish Flyer (download)
  6. Tagalog Flyer (download)
  7. Tigrigna Flyer  (download)
  8. Traditional Chinese Flyer (download)
  9. Vietnamese Flyer (download)


Upcoming Events

The City of Seattle Office for Education will host a series of community meetings, which will be an opportunity for community members and key stakeholders to learn more about the various elements of a quality preschool experience, while also sharing their perspective about how each element should be implemented and supported.

More information on each of the meetings can be found on the Events page.

RSVP by emailing preschool@seattle.gov and let us know if you need free childcare or interpretation.


Receive ongoing information about the Seattle Preschool Program by email from the Office for Education.

Just send an email to UPK-subscribe-request@talk2.seattle.gov to be automatically added to the email list.