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Brain Development in Early Childhood: March 31st, 2017

On March 22, 2017, the ECCS hosted a workshop called “Early Childhood Brain Development - What Does the Research Tell Us?” It was presented by Allison Logan, the Early Childhood Project Manager of United Way of Coastal Fairfield County (and a Southington resident). You can view the presentation slides here. Allison discussed that we know a lot about the early... Read More >

Volunteer for Child Development Research: February 28th, 2017

Are you looking for a new activity to do with your child? Interested in helping advance scientific research? Consider volunteering for child development research with UConn KIDS. Started in 2014, UConn KIDS (or Kids in Developmental Science) is a group of researchers from across many departments at the University of Connecticut that specializing in child development and behavior research. The... Read More >

A Tale of Two Southingtons – Early Childhood Statistics: January 19th, 2017

Some of Southington's State Legislators held a Town Hall meeting last night and Joanne Kelleher, the ECCS Director, was there representing the town's young children. She gave a brief presentation that highlighted the demographics of the town from an early childhood perspective and asked for support of early childhood issues. Here is a more information about those demographics. The ECCS... Read More >

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Upcoming ECCS Events

April 19, 2017 – ECCS Workshop – Developing Fine Motor Skills for Kindergarten

April 20, 2017 – Early Childhood Advocacy Day 2017

May 16, 2017 – ECCS Annual Meeting The State of Early Childhood in Southington

May 20, 2017 – Southington Touch A Truck

Learn more and register on our Events page.

About ECCS

The ECCS is a group of committed educators, parents, grandparents, healthcare and childcare providers, business owners, civic organizations and members of the community who are deeply invested in the growth, development and academic success of young children in Southington.  Read More >

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