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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."

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)

ELC Retirement Parade

Photos May 26 We could not let the year end without recognizing 6 employess for their tenure and contributions to District 186 and Early Learning Center. ELC staff as well as families and friends of our ret

Last Day of School/End-of-the-Year Pick-up

News May 18 The end of the school year is quickly approaching! The last day of school is Wednesday, May 27, 2020. On Wednesday, May 27th; 8:30 am – 3:00 pm parents/guardians may come to the ELC to pick-up students’ personal and

ELC Teachers & Staff Are Superheroes!

Photos May 6 Teachers and Staff at the ELC were celebrated on today for the SUPERHEROES that they are! Teachers and Staff drove up to the ELC to receive a special appreciation bag for Teacher and Staff Apprecia

ELC's May Remote Learning Distribution: Wednesday, May 6, 2020

News May 3 ELC Remote Learning Distribution will take place on this upcoming Wednesday, May 6th. Choose a time that works best for you: - Morning Distribution will be 9 am – 12 pm        &nbs

WOYC Day 5: Superhero Day

Photos Apr 24 Students and staff wore their Superhero shirts/attire today.

WOYC Day 4: Artsy Thursday

Photos Apr 23 Staff and students were encouraged to wear pajamas and create something artsy.

WOYC Day 3: Wacky Wednesday

Photos Apr 22 Staff and students were encouraged to wear wacky socks, hats, clothes, hair, etc. This day was also set aside for Work Together Wednesday, which included cleaning up around the house (bedroom, play

District 186 Storytime

News Apr 21 Beginning tomorrow 96.7 FM radio will be airing a District 186 Storytime at 11:30 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday through the remainder of the school year. Families can listen to a story while enjoying their lunch. The first 15 minutes (11:30 am &nb

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