Center for Early Learning

Northwest Indiana’s support network for early childhood professionals promoting healthy development, quality care and education of young children and families.

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Community Resources

PNW’s Center for Early Learning offers programs for young learners, early childhood providers, educators and community partners, including professional development, technical assistance, literacy and play and advocacy and information.

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Strosacker Early Learning Fellows helped me see the impact of early learning. Any dollar invested in the first five years has a return on that investment of $4 to $8.



Strosacker Early Learning Fellows

The SELF initiative brings together advocates to promote high-quality early learning as a factor for community and economic development across the Region.

Library Sprouts

Early Literacy

Early-childhood candidates share a monthly story hour at the library with toddlers and their adults, focusing on learning through books and play.


Early Childhood

Annual Conference

Enjoy professional development and networking opportunities for early childhood educators, childcare providers and community partners. Attend breakout sessions and hear a compelling keynote address!