The Early Learning Coalition of Broward County, Inc. (ELC) leads the way to brighter futures with nearly $90 million in annual funding, serving more than 26,000 children.  Funds are received from federal, state, county, local, and private sources.   ELC oversees two state-wide early education programs:  School Readiness and Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK).  These programs prepare Broward County children for kindergarten and school, helping to ensure their academic success.  ELC and its partners provide access to financial assistance that helps pay for child care and links parents to family support services, including those for children with special needs. 

Announcement Regarding Upcoming Vacant Board Member Seat

The Early Learning Coalition of Broward County, Inc. has an opening on its Board of Directors for a private sector member.  At this time, the Coalition is seeking applications from interested individuals who are committed to making a difference in an area of great importance to the community's children, families and businesses; the early care and education of Broward's youngest citizens.  Those interested should download a copy of the application for board membership, the policies governing membership, a declaration form regarding those policies and a document outlining the importance of early learning located in the How to Get Involved section on our website.

Applications,all supporting materials and/or questions should be submitted to the attention of Debbie Bainton, Executive Assistant, by email (dbainton@elcbroward.org), fax or regular mail at the Coalition address or fax number listed below.

Early Learning Coalition of Broward County, Inc.
Attention:  Debbie Bainton
6301 NW 5th Way, Suite 3400
Ft. Lauderdale, FL  33309
Phone (954) 377-2188
Fax:  (954) 377-2192


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