Washington State Residency
The Imagine U program is open to current Washington State residents who have not previously opened and operated a licensed family child care business in Washington state. Applicants must currently reside in the home they plan to have approved for licensing.
Commitment to serving families receiving child care subsidy
The Imagine U program applicants must commit to serving families who receive a child care subsidy. Applicants who will not serve subsidized families are not eligible for the program.
Applicants who have either obtained a high school diploma or GED equivalent are eligible for the Imagine U program. Additional educational requirements after licensure may be required to maintain your license.
Scheduling and Attendance
- Applicants who are not available to attend regularly scheduled trainings will not qualify for the Imagine U program.
- Applicants who cannot complete the 20 monthly paid internship hours will not qualify for the Imagine U program.