Did you know about 90 percent of a child's brain development happens before the age of 5? By placing tutors in preschool classrooms, our youngest learners get extra academic support and encouragement that helps ignite a love of learning and get them ready for school. But Early Learning Corps needs more people to give their time for kids to succeed. The amazing thing about our program - we train ordinary people to make an incredible impact as tutors.Find Tutor Opportunities
Early Learning Corps has served 103,305 students.
Building Blocks for Success
We know young learners who receive regular exposure to literacy and numeracy-building activities are more likely to become successful students later in school. To reach the most students possible, Early Learning Corps is designed to support America’s preschools:
Early Learning Corps has proven to be effective in any setting. We’ve scaled nationally to benefit schools in urban, suburban, and rural community – all with successful outcomes!
Early Learning Corps students outperform students at comparison sites on key emergent literacy outcomes, including measures of vocabulary, phonological awareness, and alphabet knowledge.
“I wake up every morning looking forward to the day, knowing that I’ll be contributing. I am preparing the children for Kindergarten and for their years in school after that. I love what I am doing.”
“I felt valued and staff helped me build connections in both the district and community.”
“I was surprised by the skills the children need – and can learn! – for Kindergarten.”