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Early Learning Indiana’s Top 21 of 2021

As we begin a new year, we take a moment to look back on the many highlights and accomplishments from 2021. This year we are reminded that early learning starts with all of us. Watch our highlight video here.

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Early Learning Indiana Awards $1.6M to 17 organizations to address local child care access gaps

After releasing its August 2021 “Closing the Gap: An Assessment of Indiana’s Early Learning Opportunities” report, Early Learning Indiana announced today the 18 organizations receiving Closing the Gap grants to address local child care access issues in their communities, increase capacity and quality, and ensure affordability and choice for families. Grants were made possible through the generosity of Lilly Endowment Inc.

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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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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 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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