Vision and Mission
At the Department of Early Learning (DEL), we work to help children in Washington prepare for success in school and life.
DEL vision: Children in Washington start kindergarten healthy, capable, and confident in their ability to learn and succeed.
DEL mission: DEL offers voluntary, comprehensive, high-quality early learning programs and support to families and early learning professionals.
Our four strategic goals:
Provide voluntary, high-quality early learning opportunities for children and families in Washington
Support all early learning professionals with research-based professional development and resources to ensure high-quality early learning opportunities
Build public awareness of and support for high-quality early learning opportunities
Promote system excellence by ensuring DEL is well-managed and supportive of its employees
2015-2018 Strategic Plan Details: