Careers

Doing great work takes great talent. Join Early Learning Indiana and help us achieve our mission of ensuring every child is empowered with essential skills to be successful in kindergarten and beyond.

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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, take steps to meet those needs, and deliver with accuracy and courtesy.

The Bilingual Family & Community Engagement Specialist fulfills a dual role with the Spanish-speaking community, serving families directly as well as maintaining relationships with local community organizations. As a part of the duties, he/she provides comprehensive consumer education in Spanish to families seeking child care, as well as responds to each family’s individual needs.

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 Curriculum and Instruction Specialist.

The Day Early Learning Classroom Support Professional works with the Teacher to implement lessons designed to stimulate growth across all developmental learning domains and establishes routines, rituals and structures to support individualized care for children. The Classroom Support Professional contributes to a school culture that promotes children’s success evidenced by the articulation, implementation and stewardship of Early Learning Indiana’s approach to teaching and learning.

Teacher

The Day Early Learning Teacher sets the vision for the classroom and is responsible for everything that drives the classroom experience, including instructional activities, the classroom environment, parent communications, assessments and interventions.  The Teacher creates a classroom community that ensures each child feels acknowledged, recognized, respected, and secure and partners with families and colleagues to ensure excellent care and education. The classroom Teacher contributes to a school culture that promotes student success as evidenced by the articulation, implementation and stewardship of Early Learning Indiana’s approach to teaching and learning.

Day of Impact

Each year, Early Learning Indiana brings together team members and volunteers from across the community to impact early learning and raise awareness of the need for greater access to high-quality early learning programs for Hoosier children.

Projects include painting and equipping classrooms; outdoor projects like planting trees, landscaping and building outdoor learning spaces; and collecting donations and supplies to ensure classrooms have the resources kids need to succeed.

Happening Now

Tammey Lindblom is the director of Right Steps Child Development Center, and oversees seven child care centers in the Lafayette area. Since the pandemic began, every day presents a challenge they’ve never encountered before.

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Early Learning Indiana’s mission to empower all children with essential skills to be successful in kindergarten and beyond cannot be accomplished without great teachers. That’s why we are so excited to announce a second Fast-Track Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential Program kicking off this May!

CARMEL — $4 million has just been awarded to early care and learning providers across the state. It’s part of Early Learning Indiana’s second round of the “Come Back Stronger Fund” grants to help sustain Indiana’s child care centers. Last year was tough on every industry, and that does not exclude child care providers.

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The Day Nursery Auxiliary has been supporting Early Learning Indiana and its Day Early Learning centers for over 80 years. Even amid the challenges of COVID-19, the group has not stopped their volunteer work. In the spring of 2020, several Auxiliary members sewed over 100 child-sized masks to be used in DEL centers, and the group hosted its Style Show virtually for the first time in the fall, raising over $20,000.

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Regardless of age or relationship status, Valentine’s Day is an opportunity to teach children about love.

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There have been a lot of Presidents, more than 40, so there are a lot of oddball traditions and just plain funny stories about their quirky habits! Choose one of these stories to find out behind-the-scenes stories that probably won't make it on your social studies test!

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The Early Learning Indiana team and Day Nursery Auxiliary members were grieved to hear of Marilyn Pecsok’s passing in December. Marilyn maintained a lifelong

Every four years, the winner of the United States presidential election is sworn into office on January 20. The date is commonly referred to as Inauguration Day and is landmark day in global politics. The winner of the past November’s presidential election takes the traditional oath of office which is written in to the U.S. Constitution.

MLK Day represents more than a day off of work or away from school. It is a day to remember one of the leading voices of racial justice and equality for more than a decade in the mid-1900s.

This timeline of important events of the Civil Rights Movement and fight for racial justice led to the passing of the Civil Rights Act in 1964 and the Voting Rights Act in 1965. For each event a few books are listed, both fiction and non-fiction, that bring the events and people to life. Take a book walk through history to learn about these determined, brave, fascinating people who stood together so no one stood alone.

Just click on a book cover and watch the video read aloud! Choose from more than 50 stories, including the featured story, wonderfully performed by the book's author, Hannah Lee. The story is called My Hair. It is a joyful look at the creativity, style, and love that is expressed in the care and appreciation of hair.

New Year’s resolutions are not only for adults. Resolutions are a great example of goal setting that can help children develop healthy habits now that will serve them well as they develop.

Snuggle up with your favorite little Valentine to watch a selection of video read alouds, try an @home activity, or find some great library books to check out about love and Valentine’s Day.

As we begin a new (and brighter) year, we take a moment to look back on the many highlights and accomplishments from 2020. In Early Learning Indiana’s more than a century of service, this will go down as the year our work mattered most. Thank you for the support that made this year possible.