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Early Learning Center

2501 South 1st Street
Springfield, IL 62704
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Parents, Please Visit Our Classroom.

Parents and guardians are always welcome to visit our classroom and participate in our activities. We hope you can stop by at least once or twice a semester.

Adult family members' direct involvement in a child's education is an important element in being successful in any school. Classroom visits can and do make a difference.

Your Child's Teachers

Mrs. Veronika Young - Early Childhood Teacher

Mrs. Angela Gerberding - Special Education Attendant

Mrs. Grayce Parker- Speech/Language Pathologist


Photos Jan 2 We read several stories about the character of a Gingerbread Man.  The children enjoyed hearing the variations of these tales. On December 14, 2017, in both classrooms, we baked and


Photos Jan 2 At the beginning of December, we read a book entitled Pete's A Pizza by William Steig.  This is a book about a boy feelihg sad due to rainy weather; and, he


Photos Jan 2 This month we discussed the idea of families, what they are and how there are many different kinds of families and family members. Around the Thanksgiving theme, we spoke about what we we


Photos Oct 15 During the month of September and early October, one of a main topics was the study of insects. We decided to cover this subject as many of our students observed a variety of bugs during

Highlights of September, 2017

Photos Oct 3    After arriving in late August to the ELC and Room 180, the students have made a smooth transition to the daily rules and routines in both the AM and PM classrooms.   &nb

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