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Learn How to Be Chill – Preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome: September 22nd, 2016

There is no safe way to make a baby stop crying. All babies cry. Stop. Think. Put the baby in a safe place. And Walk Away. Call or Text someone. Don’t lose your cool. Take the time to chill. If you think the baby might be crying for a reason, you can try these techniques, but whatever you do, don’t... Read More >

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month: September 21st, 2016

Fall 2016 Childhood Obesity Prevention e-Bulletin Published by the Connecticut Department of Public Health - September 2016 Obesity prevention begins early in life when children are still forming healthy behaviors. Implementing policies that support a healthy child care environment is a crucial step in ensuring the health of Connecticut’s youngest residents.  The Department of Public Health, in collaboration with a... Read More >

Math Conceptual Development Kits for Southington Childcare Providers: September 13th, 2016

Thanks to support by the Southington Education Foundation, Math Conceptual Development kits have been purchased for every family day care provider, nursery school and child care center in Southington. These math kits were conceptualized and created as a partnership between the Southington Public Schools (SPS) Math Coordinator’s Office and the Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington (ECCS). Training is being provided... Read More >

Fun Facts

Know of any children who will be entering kindergarten in the Fall of 2017?  The dates for our annual Kindergarten Readiness Series are set so register now.
Wednesday, October 12 – Literacy
Wednesday, October 19 – Math and Numeracy
Wednesday, October 26 – Developmental Skills
Free childcare will be provided. All workshops start at 7 pm and doors open at 6:30 to get your child settled.

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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