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WELCOME!

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.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION!

The Early Learning Coalition
of Hillsborough County
6800 N. Dale Mabry Hwy.
Suite 158
Tampa, FL 33614

Hours of Operation
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday - Friday



Remember, NEVER LEAVE A CHILD IN A VEHICLE ALONE!
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Early Education News

Building a Better, Smarter Daycare

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.

Affordable, high-quality childcare for all must be a priority

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.

U.S. Early-Ed Official: 'No More Exciting Time to be Working in Early Learning'

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.

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