Washington Early Achievers Head Start/ECEAP Reciprocity Pilot Project Executive Summary (July 2013)

Many states are working on cross sector participation in QRIS. The WA Department of Early Learning (DEL) conducted a voluntary pilot project with Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program and Head Start providers (ECEAP/Head Start) to determine the best ways to incorporate these preschool programs into Early Achievers. The primary goal of the pilot was to develop a streamlined process for Head Start and ECEAP participation in Early Achievers that builds upon existing practices and monitoring to avoid duplication when possible.