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Early Learning Center

2501 South 1st Street
Springfield, IL 62704
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Master Facilities Planning Information

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5Essentials Survey

 5Essential Parent Survey is NOW Open.  The survey will be open until February 15, 2019

Our Instructional Focus

"Hand in Hand, We Learn New Words Together."

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ELC Birthday Treats!

Parents may now order treats through our school cafeteria for delivery to the classroom!

Early Learning Center Community Partners

The ELC staff, students,and families say "Thank you" to the following businesses for their continued support:

*Ace Sign Company
*Charles Thomas Publishing
*Knights of Columbus
*PNC Bank
*Sonic (West Iles)
*Town & Country Bank (Wabash Avenue Branch)

Taylorville Strong Purple and Gold Day

Photos Dec 11 The faculty of the ELC proudly wore purple and gold in support of the Taylorville community that was recently effected by damaging tornadoes. Our monetary donations were combined with the SPS 186 d

Family Fun Friday!

Photos Dec 10 The ELC students welcomed their special grown ups to school on Friday, December 7. For our second Family Fun Friday there was an all school sing-a-long featuring the Tater Tots, Book Fair, and Lear

Congratulations Mrs. Smith!

Photos Nov 30 Early Start teacher, Janette Smith, was recently awarded a $200 library grant from the Springfield Public Schools Foundation. Mrs. Smith used the money to purchase non-fiction books for her classro

LMG Puppet Show

Photos Nov 30 The ELC students had the opportunity to attend a special puppet show, Animals Preparing for Winter, presented by Lincoln Memorial Gardens. Students learned about ways that animals prepare for winte

United Way Bake Sale

Photos Oct 26 The staff at the ELC have baked goods available for purchase during parent teacher conferences. The proceeds of the sale will go toward the ELC contributions to the United Way. Thank you to everyon

Parent University: Social Emotional Development and Support

Photos Oct 22 On Thursday, October 18 the ELC hosted the first of three Parent University workshops for the school year. Leanne Haage presented information to parents regarding social emotional learning and supo

PNC Planetarium

Photos Oct 22 The students at the ELC were provided a very special opportunity for learning through a partnership with PNC Bank the week of October 15-19. Students were able to view the moon, stars, and planets

Family Fun Friday

Photos Oct 9 The ELC opened it's doors on Friday, October 5 to host the first Family Friday of the school year! ELC students invited a special grown up to come to school and join a typical day in the c

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