Events & Workshops

ECCS Virtual Office Hours for Parents & Caregivers

Date: May 14, 2021

Start Time: 9:30 am

Location:
Online - Zoom

 

End Time: 10:30 am

The Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington is holding online “office hours” to informally meet, answer questions and allow people to check in with others in the same situation. All Southington parents, guardians, grandparents, childcare providers, or other caregivers are welcome.
The ECCS Director can talk about what is happening related to childcare, pre-K and kindergarten registration, and more. She can share some of the resources that are available for parents, grandparents, and other caregivers or answer your questions.
If the group wants we can have a more informal discussion or even break out into smaller groups.
You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: Friday, 5/14 – 9:30 to 10:30 am
Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUqcO2qpzoqGdEXJvGlM7IgQH_XiZlwcwNY 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Registration

ECCS Board Meeting – May 2021

Date: May 18, 2021

Start Time: 6:30 pm

 

End Time: 8 pm

City: Southington

Join the ECCS for our May Board meeting. This is our annual meeting so there will be a Board election.

This meeting may be rescheduled for the day to combine with our annual “State of Early Childhood in Southington” presentation.

Via Zoom or in-person is TBD.

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 southingtonearlychildhood@gmail.com so you can get the registration link, agenda and materials in advance.

Annual ECCS State of Early Childhood in Southington presentation

Date: May 25, 2021

Start Time: 8 am

Location:
Online - Zoom

 

End Time: 9:30 am

The agenda will include presentations by Joanne Kelleher, Director of the ECCS, and Merrill Gay, Executive Director, CT Early Childhood Alliance. Joanne will give an overview of the state of early childhood in Southington including impacts of the pandemic, the growing shortage in childcare/preschool slots, and other trends faced by the childcare industry and families. Merrill will give a State and Federal perspective. A community discussion will follow.
This information should be helpful to community leaders and anyone who provides childcare, healthcare, enrichment activities, housing, or other services for young children and their parents or caregivers.
There is no charge to attend.
Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIsdOuurj8qG9b3F2k7kSpBPrWbt2McDz5V
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Registration

ECCS Virtual Office Hours for Parents & Caregivers

Date: May 26, 2021

Start Time: 4:30 pm

Location:
Online - Zoom

 

End Time: 5:30 pm

The Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington is holding online “office hours” to informally meet, answer questions and allow people to check in with others in the same situation. All Southington parents, guardians, grandparents, childcare providers, or other caregivers are welcome.
The ECCS Director can talk about what is happening related to childcare, pre-K and kindergarten registration, and more. She can share some of the resources that are available for parents, grandparents, and other caregivers or answer your questions.
If the group wants we can have a more informal discussion or even break out into smaller groups.
You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: Wednesday, 5/26 – 4:30 to 5:30 pm 
Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUqcOGsrzooHt1awqYX_bzogdYVXiYuOSp5 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Registration

Youth and Family PRIDE Festival

Date: May 29, 2021

Start Time: 1 pm

Location:
Camp Sloper
Address:
1000 East St

 

End Time: 4 pm

City: Southington

The Youth and Family PRIDE Festival held by Southington PRIDE will include family fun hour activities stations, touch-a-truck zone, and feature a Drag Queen Story hour presentation.

The ECCS will have a table at this event – Stop by if you have any questions or just say “Hi!”

Learn more about Southington PRIDE and their upcoming events on their website.

ECCS Virtual Office Hours for Parents & Caregivers

Date: June 11, 2021

Start Time: 9:30 am

Location:
Online - Zoom

 

End Time: 10:30 am

The Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington is holding online “office hours” to informally meet, answer questions and allow people to check in with others in the same situation. All Southington parents, guardians, grandparents, childcare providers, or other caregivers are welcome.
The ECCS Director can talk about what is happening related to childcare, pre-K and kindergarten registration, and more. She can share some of the resources that are available for parents, grandparents, and other caregivers or answer your questions.
If the group wants we can have a more informal discussion or even break out into smaller groups.
You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: Friday, 6/11 – 9:30 to 10:30 am
Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZArf-mrrDgjGtFtZk2ExVKAfw3pxTU9esNi 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Registration

ECCS Virtual Office Hours for Parents & Caregivers

Date: June 23, 2021

Start Time: 4:00 pm

Location:
Online - Zoom

 

End Time: 5:00 pm

The Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington is holding online “office hours” to informally meet, answer questions and allow people to check in with others in the same situation. All Southington parents, guardians, grandparents, childcare providers, or other caregivers are welcome.
The ECCS Director can talk about what is happening related to childcare, pre-K and kindergarten registration, and more. She can share some of the resources that are available for parents, grandparents, and other caregivers or answer your questions.
If the group wants we can have a more informal discussion or even break out into smaller groups.
You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: Wednesday, 6/23 – 4:00 to 5:00 pm 
Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEpdeihpz0jGdBy2uxH4Yaut8JXHZiU9_r2 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Registration