Together, we can ensure all Hillsborough County’s youngest children grow up to achieve anything they can.
The Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County provides the best possible early learning experiences and supporting the families and teachers who care for them. Our vision is for a thriving community where every child has what they need to succeed from the moment they are born.
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Together, we can ensure all Hillsborough County’s youngest children grow up to achieve anything they can.
The Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County provides the best possible early learning experiences and supporting the families and teachers who care for them. Our vision is for a thriving community where every child has what they need to succeed from the moment they are born.
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What We Do For Our Children Today

Determines Who They Will Become Tomorrow

Together, we can ensure all Hillsborough County’s youngest children grow up to achieve anything they can dream.
The Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County provides the best possible early learning experiences and supporting the families and teachers who care for them. Our vision is for a thriving community where every child has what they need to succeed from the moment they are born.
FIND PROGRAMS & SERVICES
Together, we can ensure all Hillsborough County’s youngest children grow up to achieve anything they can dream.
The Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County provides the best possible early learning experiences and supporting the families and teachers who care for them. Our vision is for a thriving community where every child has what they need to succeed from the moment they are born.
FIND PROGRAMS & SERVICES

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The neighborhood where a baby is born shouldn’t determine how safe, supported and successful they become.

That’s why the Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County works to ensure all our community’s youngest children grow up to achieve anything they can imagine by providing the best possible early learning experiences and supporting the families and teachers who care for them.

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Learning starts at birth and is rapid during the first five years of life. Hover over the parts of the brain to learn more.

Learning starts at birth and is rapid during the first five years of life. Tap on the large circles on the brain to learn more.

Nearly 90% of brain development happens by age 5.

Every public dollar spent on preschool returns $7 through increased productivity and savings on public assistance and criminal justice. – Harvard University, Center on the Developing Child.

Toddlers have more than 100 Trillion cell connectors at age two, the most they’ll ever have in their life.

Nearly 90% of brain development happens by age 5.

Nearly 90% of brain development happens by age 5.

Invest In the Future of Our Community Now

The most significant way we can grow Hillsborough County businesses and our economy is to invest in our youngest residents now. What we do for our children during their first five years determines how successful they’ll be in school, at work and as members of this community. We are your strategic nonprofit partner in building a community where everyone who lives and works here can thrive.

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