Every child has a right to an education. In partnership with DSHS Children’s Administration, the Treehouse Educational Advocacy program works with schools, social workers, foster families and foster youth to resolve difficult issues and remove barriers to foster kids’ school success. Treehouse Educational Advocates:
Treehouse Educational Advocates are co-located in schools and Children’s Administration offices in every region of Washington State. Click here to see the latest Educational Advocacy staff and region list.
Empower yourself to be an educational advocate for your youth by completing our two online training classes. Both trainings have been approved by the state for ongoing training credits for foster parents.
It’s amazing to think that in less than one month, students across the state will be waking up for their first day of the 2014-2015 school year. While the transition… Read more
This summer, two talented local artists (and sisters), Harper and Emerson, curated a collection of their finest paintings, drawings, and photographs for an art sale to benefit youth in foster… Read more
I was in the foster care system for four years and then adopted at the age of 12. Before I was in care, I had never been to school before. At first I had a hard time fitting in with the other kids, got in fights a lot, and ended up having to change schools. In 6th grade, Treehouse helped me to start getting involved in school activities that would help me get to know other kids.