Learning in Relationship

Emergent Curriculum

Leadership in Community

Organizational Integrity

Welcome to the Hilltop Community!

Welcome to Hilltop Children’s Center, a high quality preschool, afterschool program, and professional development institute of early learning and inquiry serving the Seattle community since 1971. Together, we are working with the next generation of inventors, leaders, thinkers, artists, and social activists.

Making Learning Visible: Documentation and Pedagogical Narration Resources

PREFACE: This space has been created for educators, administrators, parents, and youth advocates and attendees of "Making Learning Visible: Documentation and Pedagogical Narration" as a forum for sharing experiences and reflections as they work through these...

Dissecting a Superhero & Gender-Norms

One thing I am so jealous of with children is how open their minds can really be - their worlds really are so full of possibility. My favorite drawing that came out of our class recently was of a unicorn with dozens of arms, each hand holding a single meatball - could...

Understanding Children’s Identity Formation Resources

PREFACE: This space has been created for parents, educators, social justice advocates, mentors, youth based organizations and attendees of "Who am I? Understanding Children's Identity Formation" as a forum for sharing experiences and reflections as they work through...

Non-Discrimination Policy:

We recognize, value, and promote diversity. Hilltop Children’s Center will not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, marital or military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, political ideology, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. Hilltop Children’s Center acknowledges and protects the rights of children, families, and staff to their own culture and to the customs, beliefs, and practices that comprise that culture.

As a non-profit organization, Hilltop relies on the generosity of our community to be able to offer an exceptional experience to each child, to continue our educators’ professional development and growth, and to provide scholarship money to families who otherwise couldn’t attend Hilltop.

If you have any questions, please call our office: 206-283-3100

If you have any questions, please call our office: 206-283-3100