Events & Workshops

Kindergarten Information Session 2020

Date: January 27, 2020

Start Time: 6 pm

Depaolo Middle School Auditorium
385 Pleasant St


End Time: 8 pm

City: Southington, CT

Parents/guardians from across Southington, Plantsville, Marion, and Milldale, regardless of which elementary school their students will attend, are invited to this session to hear general information about the registration process for Southington Public Schools, the day-in-the-life of a kindergartner and how they can help prepare their child for school.

Presented by the Southington Public Schools. The ECCS will be attending and can help answer questions about preschool readiness and enrichment activities.

You do not need to pre-register for this event, just show up.
This session is for adults, you can leave your future kindergartner at home.

On-site registration starts at 6 pm, you will be asked to provide information about you and your child. The program will begin at 6:30 pm.

If school or evening activities are canceled on 1/27 the snow date is 1/29.

You can learn more about the entire Kindergarten registration process in the Preparing for School section of the ECCS website.

Kindergarten Readiness Workshop 2020

Date: February 3, 2020

Start Time: 6:15 pm

Depaolo Middle School Media Center
385 Pleasant St


End Time: 8:00 pm

City: Southington, CT

Hear what 3 and 4 year olds should be learning about reading, literacy and numeracy skills to be prepared for entering kindergarten in the Fall of 2020 or 2021. Presented by the ECCS and the Southington Public Schools.

Speaker – Stephanie Lawlor, Literacy Coordinator for Southington Schools.

Speaker – Amy Zappone, Math Coordinator for Southington Public Schools.

Please register via Eventbrite at

Check-in starts at 6:15 pm, the program will begin at 6:30 pm

If school or evening activities are canceled on 2/3 the snow date is 2/4.

This replaces the Kindergarten Readiness Workshops that were previously held in October.




Healthy Family FunFest 2020

Date: February 23, 2020

Start Time: 10 am

The Aqua Turf Club
556 Mulberry St


End Time: 2 pm

City: Plantsville

This free family-friendly day promotes living a healthy lifestyle – from eating better, to learning about green energy, to physical/mental well-being and beyond! Local health practitioners and related services provide information about their practices while having the opportunity to answer questions from thousands of residents from across the region.

ECCS will be exhibiting among other speakers, demonstrations, and activities for all ages!

ECCS Meeting – March 2020

Date: March 17, 2020

Start Time: 6:30 pm

Southington Public Library
255 Main Street


End Time: 8:30 pm

Join the ECCS for our next planning meeting. Note this is not an educational workshop and the focus will be on planning and current issues in the area of early childhood.

Please let Joanne know if you plan to attend at so you can get the agenda and materials in advance.
We hope you will be able to join us and provide your input.