Resources for Partners and Providers

Stay up to date on guidelines from Public Health - Seattle & King County for schools and child care providers during COVID-19.

Learn more about DEEL's funding opportunities and become a partner in our effort to transform the lives of Seattle's children, youth, and families through strategic investments in education.

Funding Opportunities

CCAP providers are an integral part of our City effort to assist income-eligible families with the cost of child care. Learn more about the CCAP program and find out how to become a CCAP provider. 

Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) Provider Support Page 

The Department of Education and Early Learning provides professional development to City of Seattle contracted providers. Learn more about our professional development resources and services, including coaching, training workshops, seminars, and technical assistance. 

Professional Development

CHIPS, or the Child Information and Provider System, is DEEL's online early learning portal.  CHIPS creates a streamlined central information system that accommodates all DEEL's early learning needs. This online and integrated data system allows all City of Seattle preschool and childcare partners to manage their agency, site, family, and child information securely and efficiently. If providers have any technical questions regarding CHIPS, please email

Child Information and Provider System (CHIPS)