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Early Learning Center

2501 South 1st Street
Springfield, IL 62704
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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)

Rising Star Finalist!

Photos 4 days ago Join the ELC in congratulating Mrs. Janette Smith on being a finalist for the 2019 Horace Mann Rising Star Award. The Rising Star Recipient will be named in May.

Rock and Reading Family Night

Photos 4 days ago On Wednesday, March 13, the ELC opened its doors to our students and their families for a special musical evening. Students had opportunities to make an instrument, dance along with the Lincoln Mag

ELC Shining Star Award!

Photos Mar 7 The ELC is proud to announce the recent recognition of Teams 135/138 as Shining Star Award recipients. At the board meeting on March 5 Susan Loken, Jules Lucasey, Denise Williams, Latasha Dickerson

Learning on the Go

Photos Feb 21 ELC families had the opportunity to browse through learning activities for math and literacy during our recent parent-teacher conference days. They could select an activity to take home to use with

Parent University 2

Photos Feb 14 On the evening of February 6 the ELC hosted the second of three Parent University sessions. Parents in attendance were able to learn about appropriate technology apps to use with their children to

The ELC is #1!

Photos Jan 25 The students at the ELC have been working hard to follow directions the FIRST time they are asked. Teachers have been using large foam fingers as a visual reminder for instruction of this very impo

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

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