education

Head on over to Head Start

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Young children growing up in the U.S. today have unprecedented access to preschool and early intervention programs, giving them an extraordinary opportunity to succeed academically and otherwise. Our region of the country is no exception. Following the lead of many other states, Washington’s legislature has steadily expanded funding of early childhood programs since 2011. Southwest… Read More

Brecky Breck: Local Mom Teaches & Inspires Kids on YouTube

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Breck Johnson, otherwise known as “Brecky Breck,” has interacted with kids her whole life. As a teenager, she managed a children’s summer camp in Corbett, Ore. and, after moving to Vancouver as a young adult, she was hired to run a children’s program in Clark County. Now, as a mom of four, she is inspiring… Read More

Rocksolid Community Teen Center Provides an Enriching After-school Environment for North County Teens

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The north Clark County community has consistently demonstrated its commitment to local area youth, and Rocksolid Community Teen Center in Brush Prairie is no exception. Founded in 2002 by a group of citizens who recognized the need for a safe, engaging, and welcoming place for middle and high school students to go after school, the… Read More