Lunar New Year with Denise Louie Education Center


  Denise Louie Education Center, one of our many Program Partners, is known for its amazing work with diverse children for more than 35 years! It first began as a small preschool with the mission to promote school and life readiness, has now grown into three preschool centers; serving hundreds of families every year. As… [Continue Reading]

Volunteer with Jumpstart at Read for the Record

On October 21, 2014 millions of adults and children will read Bunny Cakes by Rosemary Wells, as part of Jumpstart’s national campaign,, to raise awareness about the importance of early childhood education and to support its mission to work towards the day that every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed.  Every year Jumpstart sets a… [Continue Reading]

Participate in the EXPD Art Show!


Do you have a mentor? Mentors come in all forms. Teachers, friends or perhaps your Team Leader has inspired you. All mentors are special and push you to succeed and do your best. We want to honor these mentors in our next art show in the Center for Experiential Learning and Diversity’s third art installation… [Continue Reading]

Spring Quarter Events

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Jumpstart Events Jumpstart Field Day – 4/20, 10am on Denny Field We will be playing a lot of fun games, eating some good food (provided by you, its a potluck), and enjoying the weather (Field Day is on, rain or shine). Corps members and TLs, please come prepared to participate and have fun. Also, there… [Continue Reading]

Jumpstart 3rd Annual Pageant

Contestants from the Jumpstart Pageant 2012

Polish off your costumes and practice your reading! Jumpstart’s third annual Pageant is happening on Wednesday, February 20th from 6-8pm. Teams will select a contestant to represent them and participate for the chance to win the coveted title of Mr. or Ms. Jumpstart 2013. Contestants will create a costume based on a character from our… [Continue Reading]

Story Time at Douglass-Truth Library

Jumpstart is starting Story Time! This February 11th Jumpstart will hold our first Story time at the Douglass-Truth Library in Capitol Hill. This event welcomes preschool age children to come and listen to a large group reading followed by a fun activity.  Community members are encouraged to help make this event a success by volunteering to… [Continue Reading]

Events Oct 22 – Nov 2


Earn Hours for attending the professional development events below! Idealist Grad School Fair TFA, City Year, AmeriCorps, and Peace Corps Joint Info Session Study Abroad Meet and Greet U Lead We Lead Initiative Teach For America Info Idealist Graduate School Fair Tuesday, October 23, 5 to 8pm Seattle University, Campion Tower Residence Hall 914 E… [Continue Reading]

Jumpstart Training and Events


Training Begins: Week of October 15th Fall Future Teacher’s Institute (required for all Corps members): November 3rd 9am-5pm Training Schedule 2013-2014 (For Students)

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