*The ECA Shared Services Network is made possible through a $100,000 grant from Early Learning Indiana.
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Calling all providers! The Northeast Indiana Early Childhood Coalition invites you to join a discussion this upcoming Tuesday regarding the partnership of Early Care and Education providers with employers. ... See MoreSee Less
🌿 Unveiling the Magic! 🌿A sincere thank you to Patti Hays, Amber Bauer, Corinna Ladd, and Kacey Deverell, M.A. Ed, for revealing our nature-based outdoor classrooms. See the joy, laughter, and curiosity on the faces of our little explorers as they explore the Nature Explore outdoor classrooms, designed for nature-inspired learning and play.We extend our heartfelt appreciation to Tonn and Blank Construction for their exceptional craftsmanship and to the PNC Foundation for their unwavering support throughout this journey.Special gratitude goes to our project supporters: AWC Foundation, Sweetwater, ME Raker Foundation, Steel Dynamics, Inc, Journal-Gazette Foundation Inc, Doermer Family Foundation Inc, Franklin Electric Charitable & Educational Foundation Inc, and Chaffee Family Foundation Inc. Your contributions have made this project possible and contribute to the flourishing of young minds.As we celebrate this milestone, let's continue creating magical moments in the great outdoors, fostering development, and nurturing the boundless potential within every child.#NatureExplore #RibbonCutting #OutdoorClassrooms #EarlyChildhoodAlliance #NaturePlay #CelebrateTogether 🍃 ... See MoreSee Less
REMINDER! Tomorrow is the FREE virtual training event on challenging behaviors in early childhood.No RSVP needed! Just click the event on our Facebook page to get access to the meeting link. See you there! 😊 ... See MoreSee Less
🌿We're thrilled to announce the grand opening of our brand-new Nature Explore Outdoor Classrooms at Early Childhood Alliance! 🎉🌳Our little explorers now have a beautiful space to connect with nature, learn, and play. 🌻🌿 From enchanting natural elements to sensory-rich play areas, every corner is designed to inspire curiosity and foster imagination.Special thanks to Tonn and Blank Construction for their expertise in constructing this amazing space and to the PNC Foundation for their incredible support.A heartfelt thank you to our generous donors. None of this would be possible without the dedicated supporters of the project: AWC Foundation, Sweetwater, ME Raker Foundation, Steel Dynamics, Inc, Journal-Gazette Foundation Inc, Doermer Family Foundation Inc, Franklin Electric Charitable & Educational Foundation Inc, and Chaffee Family Foundation Inc. Your contributions made this project possible.Stay tuned as we'll be sharing more photos and videos from the ribbon-cutting ceremony soon! 📸✨ Let's create wonderful memories in the great outdoors together!#NatureExplore #OutdoorClassrooms #EarlyChildhoodAlliance #NaturePlay #ExploreDiscoverGrow 🍃 ... See MoreSee Less
📚✨ February is Black History Month AND last week was Children's Authors & Illustrators Week! Let's celebrate both with a spotlight on empowering reads for our little learners! What are some of your favorite books for Black History Month? 🌈👶Dive into a world of inclusivity and joy with some of our favorite early education gems. Remember, when introducing such topics to our young ones, focus on positive messages of diversity, acceptance, and friendship. 🤝📖 Always consider the unique sensitivities and developmental stages of the children you are sharing these books with. Let's nurture a love for learning and understanding from the very beginning! 💖📚 #EarlyEducation #DiverseReads #LittleLearners #InclusiveBooks #ReadTogetherGrowTogether ... See MoreSee Less