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.


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.


Education is a Basic Human Right, Do You Agree?

March 31st, 2015
Suzanne Sinegal, co-founder of the Rwanda Girls Initiative, shares her thoughts and experience on providing access to education and how it can change the course in someone’s life · Read More

Mia Tuan named dean of the UW’s College of Education

March 24th, 2015
The University of Washington has named Dr. Mia Tuan, a distinguished scholar who has held several leadership roles at the University of Oregon over the past 18 years, as Dean of the College of Education. · 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 »