The Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County (ELCHC) specializes in the funding and delivery of quality early childhood care and education and after-school programs and services to the children and families of Hillsborough County.
We believe that ALL children should have a quality early learning experience that is essential in building a successful future! We appreciate your support and hope that you will visit us often for all of your early childhood care and education information needs.
1/23/2015 - The National Journal
Early-childhood development is the rare issue that unites liberals and conservatives, nearly all of whom agree that the first few years of a child's life are a time of crucial social and intellectual formation. Yet policymakers and educators rarely pay much attention to the adults who spend their days with young children, particularly child-care workers.
1/20/2015 - MomsRising.org
....For practical reasons, we still needed both incomes and health benefits. And as a two-teacher family, we knew that, developmentally, children who have access to high-quality early education are given a running start. We wanted our children to have the social and academic benefits.
1/13/1025 - Education Week
Libby Doggett, who oversees early-childhood policy for the U.S. Department of Education, has a long history in the field, including work with the National Head Start Association and the Pew Charitable Trusts, where she led the philanthropy's Home Visiting campaign and its Pre-K Now initiative.