TAMPA, FL (Dec. 5, 2018) – The Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County (ELCHC) is pleased to announce the addition of six new members to its Board of Directors. New board members include:
• Daisy Cintron, Director
St. Timothy Catholic Early Childhood Learning Center
• Lise Fox, Ph.D., Professor and Co-Director
USF Center for Inclusive Communities, USF College of Behavioral and Community Sciences
• Leslene Gordon, Ph.D., Community Health Director
Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County
• Stephanie Holmquist Johnson, Ph.D., President
Holmquist Educational Consultants, Inc.
• April May, Regional Community Development Director
Florida Department of Children and Families
• Candy Olson, Former Member
Hillsborough County School Board
“The ELCHC is pleased to welcome these new members to the board,” said Aakash Patel, newly reappointed by Governor Scott to serve as board chair of the ELCHC. “The talent and experience these new members bring to the ELCHC board certainly will strengthen our efforts in the community, and I look forward to working with them.”
Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County (ELCHC)
Established by the State Legislature, the Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County (ELCHC) is a 501(c)(3) organization focused on promoting school and life success for young children and their families through quality school readiness services and supports. The ELCHC administers School Readiness and VPK (Voluntary Prekindergarten) programs in Hillsborough County, offers teacher trainings and coaching, and provides Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) along with other services that daily serve more than 20,000 children and their families.