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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 January 18, 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)

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

ELC Fall Festival

Photos Sep 25 Thursday, September 20 was the first evening event of the school year at the ELC. Families were invited to join for a sports night themed party. Special guest for the evening included: LHS Drum Lin

Volunteer Orientation

News Sep 10 Many hands make light work! Come and learn how to become a volunteer at the ELC. If you would like to help out in the classroom, prepare materials, assist on field trips, please come to one of our sessions. Please bring a valid ID.

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