The Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County (ELCHC) specializes in the funding and delivery of quality early childhood care and education and after-school programs and services to the children and families of Hillsborough County.
We believe that ALL children should have a quality early learning experience that is essential in building a successful future! We appreciate your support and hope that you will visit us often for all of your early childhood care and education information needs.
The Children’s Board of Hillsborough County supports the Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County as one of its four focus areas, 'children are ready to learn and succeed.'
June 29, 2015 - Forbes Magazine
More working families than ever are spending more of their income on child care than any other household expense. For many parents the cost is greater than housing, transportation or utilities.
June 30, 2015 - EdWeek Early Years
Preschool children are expelled from early-childhood program at higher rates than children in elementary or secondary school...
Free online program helps kids get preschool-ready
July 1, 2015 – Bay News 9
The Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County (ELCHC) launched a unique new parent engagement tool called “Ready Rosie” to help get Hillsborough County kids ready for preschool.