Family Engagement

Search Improvements

Family-Focused Search Improvements

Working in partnership with professionals across Indiana, Partnerships for Early Learners and Child Trends are leading an effort to make the online child care search experience easier and informative. In late 2016, we plan to launch a new search environment that provides parents and other family members with a web-based experience that connects them with high-quality learning opportunities for their children.


Contact Kirsten Eamon-Shine to learn more about this project or lend your voice to the creation of this valuable new tool.

Recent News

As Families Prioritize Child Care, Indiana Has a New Partner to Help Children Thrive

Early Learning Indiana increases statewide supports with expanded partnership with Indiana’s Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning. There are over 500,000 children under age five in Indiana, and nearly two-thirds of them have both parents in the workforce. Indiana families and communities rely upon child care and early learning programs to help their children thrive…

Ted’s Talk: Partnerships with a Purpose

On June 7, more than 500 Hoosier business, civic, early childhood, education and political leaders came together at Muncie’s Horizon Convention Center, brought together by Early Learning Indiana, the Indiana Early Learning Advisory Committee, Muncie and Delaware County BY5, and ReadyNation. With a goal of expanding early learning access across the state, those Indiana leaders…