Early Learning Coalition of Marion County, Florida
GOOD BEGINNINGS = GREAT ENDINGS!
The Early Learning Coalition of Marion County is dedicated to providing children and families in our community with access to quality early learning programs that nurture their learning potential and prepare them for their educational success. It is our mission to provide leadership and foster partnerships to optimize a quality early learning environment for our children through child care, voluntary pre-kindergarten and parent education.
PLEASE NOTE: The Coalition is currently seeking vendors for Facilities Cleaning Service and Lawn Maintance for our new building. For additonal information and important related dates, view documents under About Us/Request for quotes page on this website.
Please explore our website to learn more about the programs and resources we offer. Feel free to Contact Us with any questions.
Photo above: Coming May 13, 2014! ELCMC's new office located at 2300 SW 17th Road, Ocala, 34471. Purchase and renovations made possible through a grant award from the Marion County Board of County Commissioners and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant. The Coalition offices on Lake Weir Ave. will be closed Friday, May 9th and Monday, May 12th for the move. We will open at the new location on Tuesday, May 13th at 7:00 A.M.
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
Photo left: THERE IS STILL ROOM! We still have room to store your donations of diapers which we distribute to the local food banks/shelters to assist homeless and needy families. Many community organizations and groups are already participating but the need is still great. This is an on-going project through Success By 6. For more information, contact Krissy Howell at 352-369-2315.
To register your child for VPK, call the Coalition at 352-369-2315 or toll-free 1-877-399-2315
The 5-13-14 Executive Committee Meeting has been cancelled.
The 5-16-14 Success By 6 Leadership Council meeting has been rescheduled for 6-6-14 at the new ELCMC office