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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 >

Preschool Experience Options – Partial Day Preschools: December 29th, 2016

During the kindergarten registration process parents are asked about any “preschool experiences” the child may have had. This could include a part-time preschool/nursery school, an all-day child-care program with a pre-school curriculum or shorter classes/programs that the child attends. This ECCS article explores traditional preschool/nursery schools available in Southington. Updated 3/1/2017 Each of these preschool/nursery school options are for 3... Read More >

Fun Facts

Upcoming ECCS Events

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

April 20, 2017 – Early Childhood Advocacy Day 2017

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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