Coalition News and Highlights 

Child Abuse Prevention Month, coalition events and more news in the April Early Learning Update.


Child Abuse Prevention Month and Pinwheels for Prevention garden, coalitions host family engagement events and more in the April Early Learning Update.

Celebrate Safe Kids Day by learning tips for keeping your children safe, learn how to make special days "special" and more in the April Parents' Pages.


Tips on keeping your child safe, playing in parks and playgrounds, how to make special days "special," and celebrating the Week of the Young Child.

Coalitions promote reading in the classroom plus more news in the March Early Learning Update.


Coalition celebrates Read Across America Day, a program partnership brings volunteers to classrooms to read, coalition names new CEO and more news.

Photo of Gordon Gillette.

Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County board names Gordon Gillette as its new CEO.


The Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County has selected Gordon L. Gillette as its next chief executive officer.

Take your child on a learning outing to a library or museum, read aloud with your child to celebrate National Read Aloud Month and more in the March Parents' Pages.


Family friendly places to learn: libraries and museums, National Nutrition and Read Aloud Months, Read to Babies, Earned Income Tax Credit.

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Tips for getting pets and young children to get along, how to encourage social-emotional learning at home and fun Valentine's Day ideas in the February Parents' Pages.


Young children and pets, Valentines Day activities and ideas, Children's Dental Health Month and social-emotional learning in the home.

OEL releases annual report, coalitions collect artwork for Children's Week and more news in the January Early Learning Update.


Annual report shows a year of progress for the Office of Early Learning, coalitions share pictures of the hand artwork they've received from preschools around the state, and more.

Early Learning Performance Funding Project 2016-2017 evaluation shows positive results for both providers and children.


The University of Florida Lastinger Center for Learning, in partnership with Yale University, released its third-year evaluation on the Early Learning Performance Funding Project.

Managing harming behaviors in your baby or toddler, Martin Luther King Day, Children's Week and more in the January Parents' Pages.


What to know when it comes to hurting behaviors in young children, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 2018 Children's Week, Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida!

Office of Early Learning releases 2016-2017 annual report.


Working with early learning coalitions, partnering agencies, child care providers, and early child care and education stakeholders, the Office of Early Learning made another year of progress in 2016-2017.