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Early Learners Department:
Pre-K, Kindergarten &
School-Age Child Care

Early Learners Department:
Pre-K, Kindergarten &
School-Age Child Care

  • Our work includes:

    • Supporting the district with the development and alignment of our Pre-K to 3rd grade (P-3) programs;
    • Overseeing and supporting PPS Pre-K programs (including Head Start and Preschool Promise);
    • Supporting families, students, and educators into and through the transition to Kindergarten;
    • Supporting the ongoing development of high-quality Kindergarten programming; and
    • Overseeing and supporting school-aged child care programs run by licensed providers in PPS facilities.


    In all of our work, we are driven by our Early Learners Department Core Values (see below).

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Department Contacts

Emily Glasgow
Interim Senior Director, PK-5 Academic Programs
Katrina Edwards
Academic Programs Adminstrator
503-916-2000 x72173
Teresa Taylor
Business Operations Analyst
Zara Tenney
Administrative Assistant
Pre-K Programs
Kindergarten Team
School-Age Child Care Team