1977 Fauntleroy Community Service Agency (FCSA), the non-profit corporation is formed in April by Dr. John (Jack) Pierce
Board Members (Roberta Weeks, Bob Sleem, Erma Couden) are recruited
1978 Director (Lynn Davis) is hired; Fauntleroy Day Care Center opens its doors in September, in the Fauntleroy Church
First teachers are hired – Debbie Robbins & Joanie Siames
1979 Enrollment grows from 8 children to 17 children, ages 2-1/2 to 5 years
Kim Seaman (Sheridan) joins the staff
1980 Fauntleroy Day Care Center forms Advisory Board to make program recommendations to the Fauntleroy Community Service Agency; Roberta Weeks agrees to serve as President of the Advisory Board; Toddler room added
Kim Seaman (Sheridan) assumes Director position
1981 Seattle Schools close 14 schools, including Fauntleroy Elementary
Fauntleroy Day Care Center moves into the school and changes its name to Fauntleroy Children's Center
1983 Infant care and PreKindergarten care added to program
1984 A year of fundraising for more expansion
1985 Center expands capacity from 49 to 99 children, adding a Before & After School Enrichment Program
1987 First “annual” spaghetti dinner and auction
Fauntleroy Children's Center is the 1st center in West Seattle to earn accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
1989 First Climber built by Vern Lagle on our Lower Playground
1992 Mayor Norm Rice holds press conference at FCC to acknowledge the anti- bias/multi-cultural curriculum
1993 First year of “Salmon in the Classroom”, now an annual tradition
1995 New Waddler/Toddler climber built by Vern Lagle with auction funds
1996 Work begins on new climber on the upper playground for the Preschoolers
1998 FCSA negotiates long-term lease with Seattle School District & celebrates its 20th year
2002 Fundraising begins for Lower Playground Renovation
2003 Sandi Fukumoto assumes Presidency of the FCSA Board of Directors
2004 FCC receives its 1st van (8 passenger) from the King County Council and Dow Constantine
2006 Kevin Wooley assumes Presidency of the FCSA Board
FCC receives its 2nd van (12 passenger) from the King County Council
2007 Community Open House to begin “Save Our School” Campaign
Seattle School District announces intent to sell Fauntleroy School Building
2008 FCSA begins negotiations to purchase the school
2010 FCSA closes on the purchase of the school building, parking and over half of the lower playground with city and state funds!
2012 FCSA begins renovation phase I, roof replacement and related seismic upgrades
2013 FCSA completes phase 1 of roof replacement, including flat roof over south wing
2014 Necessary door security enhancements began
installation of Rain Garden completed
Investment campaign began and reached it's goal for phase 2 roof replacement funding
Red Roof Replacement COMPLETED
Salmon Art Installation in Rain Garden installed
Installed large flat screen monitor in Conference Room A
2015 New climber on lower playground install COMPLETED
Installation of front entrance hand rails COMPLETED
Necessary door security enhancements COMPLETED
Security camera install COMPLETED
2016 Kirsty Grainger (Fauntleroy School Alumnus) assumes Presidency of the FCSA Board.
2017 Fauntleroy Schoolhouse Centennial Celebration & Installation of New Flagpole donated by the Gamrath Family!
FCC remodels kitchen with funds from annual dinner & auction
New blinds & refinished original wood floors in room 4
2018 Fauntleroy Children’s Center gets New Sign on the schoolhouse and New Infant Deck
Emergency Egress/Exit Lighting throughout schoolhouse/FCC
Upgrade to Fire Alarm Strobes throughout building
2019 Fauntleroy Children’s Center renovates infant classroom kitchen & diaper changing areas
2020 FCC renews accreditation with 92-100% ratings, and 100% in 7 of the 10 standards
First on-line auction and Best Auction Ever ($65,000) during COVID-19 to support staff wages
New Windows installed in the Emerald Room and foyer by STS Construction
2021 Kim Sheridan, FCC Director retires after 42 years of service