Early Care & Education Professionals Scholarship Fund

In partnership with NW Regional Child Care Resource & Referral, we are proud to offer scholarships to educators working in the early care and education field. Scholarships are to be used for professional development and required training in the field of early childhood education and early childhood care. Scholarship guidelines are available here.

How to apply: To apply please email Victoria Tijerina-Beach at vtijerina-beach@nwresd.k12.or.us and request the link to the scholarship form.


Join our local early learning advisory councils! Each county has an early learning advisory council that meets every other month or monthly to provide feedback and guidance on activities to support young children and their families in our region.

Please contact Elena Barreto at 503-614-1443 or ebarreto@nwresd.k12.or.us to get connected with your counties’ advisory council.


3194 Marine Drive | Astoria, Oregon

1st Tuesday every other month

3:00 - 5:00pm


800 Port Avenue | St Helens, Oregon

2nd Monday every month

12:00 - 2:00pm


2515 Third Street | Tillamook, Oregon

2nd Wednesday every month

2:30 - 4:00pm

2019 Kindergarten Transition Application

For the fourth year we are happy to announce our Kinder Transition Grant Application for school districts. Districts in Clatsop, Columbia, and Tillamook counties can apply for funds to support successful transition into kindergarten for children and families. If you have questions about this opportunity, please contact Elena Barreto at ebarreto@nwresd.k12.or.us.