Dinner & Dialogue

It's that time of year again! Time for preschool and kindergarten teachers to come together for Dinner & Dialogues!

Dinner & Dialogue Objectives

  • To introduce and give early child and elementary educators in each community an opportunity to get to know each other and communicate their values/priorities.  All educators are honored for their respective roles in children's lives.
  • To bring early child and elementary educators together on behalf of supporting children's school readiness and transition to kindergarten.
  • To establish a mode of communication that will support children's transition between environments.

Dinner & Dialogue Locations










May 17

5 – 7 pm

Coupeville Elementary School Library

Bess Windecker-Nelson



Oak Harbor

May 16

5 – 7 pm

Oak Harbor District Office

Bess Windecker-Nelson



South Whidbey

May 18

5 – 7 pm

South Whidbey Elementary

Bess Windecker-Nelson








April 4,

6-8:30 pm

Orcas Senior Center

Lundeen Room


Ethna Flanagan



San Juan

April 5,

6-8:30 pm

Friday Harbor Middle School Commons

Joyce Sobel, jsobel54@gmail.com






Skagit County


Oct. 12

5:30 – 7:30 pm

Reid Harbor Room, NWESD

Lyndie Case, lyndie.case@unitedgeneral.org  360-854-7176




Pam Wessel-Estes, pwe.sld@outlook.com 425-374-5567

Lake Stevens

March 20

6-8 pm

Lake Stevens District Offices

Matt Wyantmatt_wyant@lkstevens.wednet.edu425-335-1643





Whatcom County

Wednesday, May 31st from 5pm-9pm

Settlemyer Hall, BTC

Julie Mauermann, connectionsecc@gmail.com, 360-510-3354


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