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Storybook Forest March 2, 2019 with ELC Executive Director, Steve Knobl Ph.D.

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019
Category: Announcements
Summary: WEDU PBS attended the annual Storybook Forest at Crews Lake Park in Spring Hill, Florida. The free family event, hosted by the Early Learning Coalition of Pasco and Hernando Counties in collaboration with the Annual Children's Week festivities, features activities focused on storybook themes. more…

EARLY LEARNING COALITION PASCO/HERNANDO-NAVIGATING THE EARLY CS OF LEARNING

Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018
Category: Announcements
Summary: The Early Learning Coalition of Pasco and Hernando Counties is focused on delivering quality training and coaching to the more than 350 child care providers across our network. This is particularly important for a number of reasons. First and foremost, the development of a child’s brain blossoms and grows at a very rapid rate in the early years of life. more…

SPOTLIGHT on Providers

Date: Sunday, April 1, 2018
Category: Announcements
Summary: Check out the Spring 2018 edition of the SPOTLIGHT on Providers, the quarterly publication for child care providers created by the Early Learning Coalition of Pasco and Hernando Counties, Inc. more…

Children’s books brought to life! Storybook Forest March 10, 2018

Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018
Category: Announcements
Summary: SHADY HILLS — How many times have you read a book, and wished you could jump into that world? A local learning foundation brought children’s books and characters to life in a “forest” for youngsters to explore. On Saturday, March 10, the Early Learning Coalition of Pasco and Hernando Counties held a storybook forest in Crews Lake Wilderness Park. more…

Early learning foundation revs up fundraiser

Date: Sunday, January 21, 2018
Category: Announcements
Summary: Vintage cars don’t go out of style, and neither does helping children and their education. Cook’s Antique Car Museum staged its 2018 Open House Jan. 21, to support the Foundation for Early Learning in Pasco and Hernando Counties. more…

Coalition on Studio 10 Live!

Date: Monday, August 1, 2016
Category: Announcements
Summary: Jayne Goldstein (Director at "5 Star," TodayCare at PHSC) and Coalition Executive Director, Jim Farrelly, appeared on "Studio10 Live" (WTSP/CBS; St. Pete) to discuss Sunshine Stars. more…

Care Provider Donates Twelve Scholarships to Children on Coalition Waitlist

Date: Sunday, May 1, 2016
Category: Announcements
Summary: Kids 'R' Kids of Wesley Chapel donates the equivalent of $92,000 to sponsor twelve children from Pasco County who have been on a waiting list for subsidized child care services. Bimal Bhojani, Chief Executive of Kids 'R' Kids and Betsy Kier, Coalition Assistant Director sit down with Lissette Campos for another Positively Tampa Bay segment to discuss the donation. more…

Coalition Wins 2016 WEDU "Be More Humble" Award.

Date: Monday, February 1, 2016
Category: Announcements
Summary: The Early Learning Coalition of Pasco and Hernando Counties, Inc. was honored with the 2016 Be More Humble Award at the 11th Annual WEDU "Be More" Awards more…

Coalition nominated for the WEDU "Be More Unstoppable-Nonprofit Organization of the Year Award"

Date: Friday, January 1, 2016
Category: Announcements
Summary: The Early Learning Coalition of Pasco and Hernando Counties, Inc. was named a finalist for the "Nonprofit of the Year" for the 11th Annual WEDU Be More Awards! Check out the interview with Positively Tampa Bay's Lissette Campos on ABC Action News. more…

Coalition Awards First Five-Star Rating

Date: Sunday, November 1, 2015
Category: Announcements
Summary: The Early Learning Coalition of Pasco and Hernando Counties, Inc. is proud to announced its first "five-star rating" of an Early Learning Center, issued to Miss Betty's Childcare and Preschool in Port Richey, Florida. more…