Early Learning Connection (ELC)

What We Do:

Nebraska’s Early Learning Connection is designed as a system that supports the career and professional development of all who provide programs and services for young children birth through age eight. Supporting Early Childhood Coaches, program quality assessments, community engagement and outreach, increase quality within all Early Care and Education environments, support Step Up to Quality, increase capacity of Early Care and Education environments, support Child Care Referral Network. Platte Valley Early Learning Connection covers Boone, Butler, Burt, Colfax, Cuming, Dodge, Merrick, Nance, Platte, Polk and Saunders counties.

Resources & Links:

  • Platte Valley Early Learning Connection Newsletter
    Newsletter is updated quarterly with upcoming Early Care and Education professional development/inservice opportunities.  

    View the Newsletter

  • Nebraska Early Childhood Professional Record System & Training Calendar
    With a NECPRS account you can: Build your professional record, organize your credentials and certificates, discover relevant state and local training, manage your program and employees, and join Step Up To Quality.

    Access NECPRS

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Nebraska's Early Learning Connection Professional Development Regions
Angel Mayberry
Angel Mayberry
Early Learning Connection Coordinator
Ext. 1028
Carolyn Koch
Carolyn Koch
Federal Programs Bookkeeper
Ext. 1039