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Welcome to the Early Learning Coalition of Florida’s Heartland
from Ashley Coone, ELCFH Board Chair
At the Early Learning Coalition of Florida's Heartland, Inc, we understand that the first five years of a child's life are filled with incredible growth and development. From a child's first words and steps to kindergarten entry, the world is a wondrous place for learning and exploration. Parents and child care providers nurture children's growth and development through responsive and caring relationships. As a community, we believe that we have an obligation to support families with young children and the child care providers who tirelessly provide early care and education services.
Our goal is to ensure young children in Charlotte, DeSoto, Hardee and Highlands counties have access to high quality early care and education programs. A high quality early care and education program is one that is filled with rich and creative experiences, a developmentally appropriate environment and caring teachers who sincerely connect with young children. Such a program can truly help a young child prepare for school success!
Please contact your local ELCFH office for your School Readiness, Voluntary-Prekindergarten and Child Care Resource and Referral needs. We look forward to serving you!
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