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    Elevating Early Learning in Bartholomew County

    July 14 Conversation to Build Shared Vision for Birth to Five Opportunities On Tuesday, July 14 at 6:30 pm, Bartholomew County’s early learning community will gather to learn about bold plans for the state’s early education space and consider their own shared vision for their community. Providers of early learning and child care, as well…

    Partnerships for Early Learners Launches Five-Year Strategy

    Early Learning Indiana presented our five-year plan to transform Indiana’s early learning landscape June 30 at The Platform in downtown Indianapolis.  The plan, which frames the work of the Partnerships for Early Learners campaign, incorporates the input of a wide range of local, state, and national stakeholders.  In addition to insights into the forthcoming strategies…

    New AmeriCorps Program Will Advance Family Engagement

    On Friday, May 29, Early Learning Indiana was awarded a formula-funded AmeriCorps State grant totaling $205,324.  This new, first-in-the-state AmeriCorps program focused on early childhood education will place 15 full-time AmeriCorps members in 15 On My Way Pre-K (OMW) sites in Evansville, Fort Wayne, and Indianapolis.  These AmeriCorps members will provide family engagement opportunities for…

    Early Learning Indiana and Early Childhood Leaders Join Efforts

    Leading Early Childhood Organizations in Evansville, Ft. Wayne and Indianapolis Partner to Strengthen Care and Education for Young Children Early Learning Indiana and three leading early childhood organizations in Evansville (4C of Southern Indiana), Ft. Wayne (Early Childhood Alliance) and Indianapolis (Child Care Answers) have joined efforts to strengthen child care, preschool and family engagement…

    $20 Million Lilly Grant Gives Big Boost to Early Learning Indiana Initiatives

    In October 2014, Lilly Endowment Inc. awarded a $22.5 million grant to boost early childhood education statewide–including $20 million directly to Early Learning Indiana. The goal of the grant is to help Early Learning Indiana increase the quality and quantity of early childhood education opportunities across Indiana. The funds will go toward helping more early education programs…