COVID-19 Safety Precautions for Fall

By Darcee Kilsdonk, CCCC Executive Director | COVID-19 continues to circulate in our community and we do not take for granted our responsibility to offer healthy and safe environments for the wellbeing of children, families, and staff.  As we prepare to open our centers for in-person services this fall, we will continue to follow health…

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Five Stars for ClackCoKids!

By Raylene Donaldson, CCCC Education Manager | Did you know that our centers are Spark 5-star rated? All of our centers throughout Clackamas County have achieved a 5-star rating from Spark, which is a statewide program that assesses program quality in early learning. But what exactly does that mean? It means our programs have demonstrated…

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Partner Spotlight: Dr. Karen Rush, Children’s Center

By Natalie Hornstein, CCCC Community Connections Specialist | Meet Dr. Karen Rush, the new Executive Director of the Children’s Center of Clackamas County! Dr. Rush may be new to the Children’s Center, but she has long served children and families in the Clackamas County community. Previously, she was the Director of Early Learning for the…

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New Community Connections Specialist

By Danielle S. Rushing, CCCC Director of Family & Community Connections | We have a new Community Connections Specialist that we want you to meet, and her name is Natalie Hornstein! After serving as a Family Educator in our Early Head Start program for over six years, Natalie officially joined our Community Connections team as…

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