The Magic of Giving

Hear from The Seattle Aquarium, Pacific Science Center, IslandWood, and other organizations who have benefited from early childhood education grants from the Ackerley Foundation.

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Ensuring that every child’s education begins at birth.

An infant begins life totally dependent on others. Within five years, that same child can walk and communicate with the world. The Ackerley Foundation focuses on this time of rapid development to prepare our children for school and continued learning throughout their lives.

 

Guest: Washington state lags rest of U.S. on STEM education

February 13th, 2014
You might think that given Washington’s wealth of STEM employers, we would be doing better than the rest of the country — but you’d be wrong, writes guest columnist Robin Lake. · Read More

Poverty Influences Children’s Early Brain Development

December 18th, 2013
Poverty may have direct implications for important, early steps in the development of the brain, saddling children of low-income families with slower rates of growth in two key brain structures, according to researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. · Read More
 

Making the Most of Everyday Moments

With its simple and powerful message, the "Love. Talk. Play." campaign is helping new parents prepare their children for success in school and life. Learn More »