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Author: Shawn Chambers

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Early Learning Indiana awards Stronger Together grants to support long-term stability of Indiana’s early childhood education industry

INDIANAPOLIS (June 10, 2021) – Early Learning Indiana, with generous support from Lilly Endowment Inc, announced today the seven organizations it has chosen to receive $100,000 grants to launch regional shared service hubs. Hubs created through the Stronger Together grant program will allow local child care providers to streamline their operational services, saving money and allowing them to focus their time and energy on providing high-quality child care.

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Family Engagement Specialist

Early Learning Indiana an Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grantee is supporting the implementation of the Early Head Start model (birth to age 3) within three high quality child care programs. We are seeking a Family Engagement Specialist to deliver and coordinate comprehensive family centered services. This position supports family well-being, in order to promote healthy development and increase school readiness skills of the child. This position collaborates within the community to maintain and develop partnerships in order to promote the program goals and individual family needs. It will specifically be focused on outreach and family engagement to families.

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Staff Spotlight: Denise Hancock

Early Learning Indiana is on a mission to ensure every child is empowered with essential skills to be successful in kindergarten and beyond. Our mission cannot be accomplished with organized and passionate individuals working towards a common goal. Denise Hancock is Early Learning Indiana’s Executive Coordinator and is one of the key organizers that ensures goals are met.

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School Leader

The School Leader is responsible for leading the day-to-day affairs of the school, focused on providing instructional leadership to promote growth in student learning, and ensuring a safe, supportive and productive learning environment for the children we serve, their families, and our team members. The School Leader is committed to implementing Early Learning Indiana’s mission to empower children with the essential skills to be successful in kindergarten and beyond.

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Supporting Children With Autism: Five Things You Can Do

The Indiana Resource Center for Autism is great for individuals on the spectrum and their families. While they are a research-based organization in Bloomington, their work helps all Hoosier families through early detection and diagnosis programs and by connecting families to resources. Additionally, their website has a long list of high quality early childhood and school-age programs that utilize evidence-based practices, family support and other activities for improving quality of life.

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Team Lead

The Team Lead works collaboratively with school leadership to lead and nurture growth of team members and to improve teacher practice within the school. The Team Lead also serves as a classroom Teacher, planning and implementing lessons to stimulate learning among all developmental domains and utilizing assessment data to drive individualized instruction. As a Teacher, the Team Lead creates a classroom community that allows each child to feel acknowledged, recognized, respected, and secure and partners with families and colleagues to ensure excellent care and education.

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Solution Center Representative

The Solution Center Representative will provide support to families, the early childhood professionals, existing partners, and others. They will identify service needs of each call,

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School Leader Turned Day Nursery Auxiliary Member

After decades in the early care and education field, Vanessa Fletcher spent more than four years as the school leader at Day Early Learning Lilly Family Center before her retirement. Now, Fletcher serves as an active member of the Day Nursery Auxiliary.

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