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BRACE for the Storm Workshops

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Children’s Safety Network Webinar

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Every Child A Reader

Significant increase in Every Child A Reader Week 2014! Click here ... more

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600 8th Avenue West, Suite 100
Palmetto, FL 34221
941.757.2900 Phone
941.757.2915 Fax
Click here for directions

7:00am - 6:00pm
FRI by appt only


2014 Back-to-school Sales Tax Holiday!
Beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 1, 2014, and ending at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, August 3, 2014, take advantage of a tax free back-to-school shopping weekend! Click here for more information.

Heatstroke Prevention!
As we approach rising summer temperatures, the danger for kids left in hot vehicles increases exponentially. Click here to learn how you can help save children from heatstroke.

Keep Them Learning Over Summer!
Click here for the Manatee County Public School's Early Learning Summer 2014 Calendar.

Amazon Smile!
Amazon will now donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases when you shop at AmazonSmile!

NEXTGEN Family Magazine is out now!!
Don't miss the new family education and resource magazine published by the ELC! Click here for more info...

Save the Date!
Click here for information about the 20th Annual Manatee Children's Summit.

New for Parents!
You know how important the first five years of life are! Complete a free developmental screening for your child online today.

Click here for the 2014 Manatee Conference on Young Children Presenter Handouts.

Click here for the 2014-2015 School Readiness Provider Contract and Application.