Springfield Public Schools - Home

Early Learning Center

2501 South 1st Street
Springfield, IL 62704
home icon
Our Schools, Our Future

Master Facilities Planning Information

School Focus

"Hand in Hand, We learn new words together."


News 6 days ago I am excited to be starting my 12th year at the Early Learning Center! This year I will be serving Mrs. Gwaltney, Ms. Hunter, and Room 162. I am excited to meet all my new students and to watch their growth throughout the year!

downloadClothesline Clues

Newsletter May 17 We will continue one more week doing community workers to wrap up our unit. We will be reading "Clothesline Clues to Jobs People Do". Check out this newsletter on ways you can expand thei

downloadAll Around the Busy Town

Newsletter May 10 Next week we continue our transportation and community workers unit. Check out the attached newsletter on ways you can expand their speech and language skills.

Increasing Language while Getting Dressed

News May 10 Getting dressed gives you a chance to talk about what you wear daily, the weather, and what you will do next....

downloadCommunity Helpers and Transportation

Newsletter May 3 Next week we will start our two-week unit on community workers and transportation! Check out this weeks newsletter on ways you can expand your child's speech and language skills!

Increasing Language while Brushing Teeth

News Apr 26 Any time spent in the mirror is a great time to build a connection and build language with your child....


Newsletter Apr 26 Next week we will continue our theme of bugs! We will be reading "In the Tall, Tall Grass", "The Very Hungry Caterpillar", and "Beetle bop"! Bug hunts and activities w

downloadThe Wind Blew

Newsletter Apr 12 Next week for language lessons we will be reading "The Wind Blew" by Pat Hutchins. After our story, we performed a science experiment where we made predictions on items that are light (an

downloadSpring has Sprung!

Newsletter Mar 29 After we return from Spring Break we will be starting our spring unit with the book "Stuck"! Check your child's backpack on ways you can expand their speech and language skills.

Increasing Language at Bath Time

News Mar 29 Bath time can be so much fun! It's a great time to build language because you're one on one with your child and...

Load More