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 Early Learning Coalition
of Hillsborough County
1002 East Palm Avenue, Suite 100
Tampa, FL 33605
Main Telephone: (813) 202-1000
Fax: (813) 204-1711
Hours of Operation
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday - Friday
Summer is technically over, but this is FLORIDA
and your car can still heat up to deadly temperatures.
Remember, NEVER LEAVE A CHILD IN A VEHICLE ALONE!
Look Before You Lock!
Editorial: Keeping the promise of early childhood education
2/7/14 Tampa Bay Times
The science is catching up with what Florida voters understood in 2002 when they voted to publicly pay for a voluntary prekindergarten system for 4-year-olds;
Will a partisan divide derail universal pre-K?
2/10/14 - CBS News
President Obama gestures while speaking to students in a pre-K class ... push for universal pre-K, saying education is an issue best left to the states.
Scott's budget would let hundreds more into pre-K
2/6/12 - Florida Times-Union (blog)
Scott's budget would let hundreds more into pre-K ... Hundreds more children in Northeast Florida will able to go to pre-kindergarten next school year, ... The governor's proposal includes $1.1 billion for early childhood education and .