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Top 10 Moments of Impact in 2017

In 2017, Early Learning Indiana’s donors, partners, trainers, teachers and staff put our focus on boosting access and quality for early education. It’s been a year of impact for Hoosier children. Thank you for making it happen.

From classroom coaches to hundreds of NEW high-quality seats for little learners, we are excited to share our top 10 moments of impact last year made possible with your support.

Inducted 166 members to the newly-created Loyalty Society and celebrated their collective gifts of $949,857. This remarkable group of individuals have made consecutive annual gifts to nurture young minds for more than 20 years. Learn more.

Introduced family engagement strategies to support and engage families served by our Day Early Learning centers, including home visits and a kindergarten fair to help with the transition to kindergarten.

Coached 63 early learning providers who increased their Paths to Quality level, improving the quality of care and education to 2,833 children in Central Indiana. Learn more.

Launched Bloom Bright – a tool for Hoosier parents to help their children learn and grow. Bloom Bright sends biweekly text messages with fun tips to boost development in children from birth through five. Learn more.

Provided 774 professional trainings for early learning program staff throughout Central Indiana, impacting 38,838 children. Learn more.

Embedded quality coaches within our Day Early Learning classrooms. Coaches work on-site to improve teaching practice through better use of data, planning, assessment and curriculum – all for child outcomes. Learn more.

Equipped over 200 Day Early Learning teachers with updated curriculum, resources and training to enhance learning experiences for all 1,000 of our Day Early Learning students. Learn more.

Awarded a total of $589,750 to support the creation of 421 permanent seats in 5 counties through the support and leadership of our partners as part of our mission to expand access to high-quality early care and education programs throughout the state. Learn More.

Activated thousands of Hoosiers across the state in support of expanding the state’s On My Way Pre-K program, resulting in 15 new counties being added to the program. Learn more.

Supported by YOU and your decision to be part of our early childhood family and share your voice to give Hoosier children the best start in life.

Help start 2018 off with a boost to educate children and support our teachers. Give now.

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