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What We Do

The Imagine Institute offers a wide array of services and supports to early learning educators. Whether it’s through training, higher education, or the substitute pool, Imagine’s services are guided by the people doing the work.


The Imagine Institute has shifted all its training to online platforms and restructured bonuses to make them easier than ever to access during this time of uncertainty.


Imagine U is a relationship-based mentorship program designed to increase the number of licensed family child care providers who can care for children in Washington State.


The Imagine Institute and DCYF have expanded the Early Care and Education Substitute Pool to now provide substitute pool relief to all licensed and emergency-licensed facilities in Washington State.

Prepare for Care

he PREPARE for Care program is an anti-racist and trauma-informed curriculum designed for early child care providers.
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Child Care Centers

We provide independent child care centers and their staff business tools and support, professional development, training and education.
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Shared Services Hub

he Shared Services Hub connects licensed family child care providers and child care center directors to resources and services.
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Child Care Stabilization

(CCSG) funds are to be used to stabilize, support, and grow the diverse early learning workforce in a way that rebuilds a stronger child care system.
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