The Institute for Early Childhood Professionals offers early care and education professionals – like you – a wide variety of opportunities to enhance the impact you are making in the lives of our community’s children.

The ELCHC’s Institute for Early Learning Professionals (IECP) shall not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, disability/handicap, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or age in any aspect of training or professional development. The ELCHC also reasonably accommodates individuals with disabilities/handicaps, and/or religious beliefs.

The Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County strives to protect the privacy of the learners that attend our Learning Events. All learners are required to create a unique and individual account through our Learning Management System (LMS). Each learner record is restricted from public access through the use of our LMS. All learners have the ability to obtain a copy of their certifications, as well as, demographic/contact information provided in the LMS. Records are only released to the learner with government issued ID. For LMS support, learners may contact the Early Learning Coalition’s Institute for Early Childhood Professionals (IECP) at 1.813.280.0800 for assistance accessing their LMS records. Effective July 1, 2018, learners will be required to verify their identification at all learning events by showing a state or government issued ID with a photograph.

CEU Award Policy
Continuing Education Units (CEU) may be awarded for all learning events three hours or longer in duration. Learning events less than three hours will be awarded in-service hours upon completion. CEUs will be only be awarded upon successful completion of the learning event. In order to successfully complete the learning event, learners must be on time, attend all required sessions, complete any related assignments or surveys as defined by instructor, and be an active participant. Any required assignments or surveys will be outlined in the training description within the Bulletin or Learning Management System (LMS). Learners are encouraged to contact instructors with any questions or clarification regarding the successful completion of assignments or surveys. In-service hours will be awarded in place of CEUs if the learner does not meet the requirements of successful completion as defined by the instructor.

The Institute for Early Childhood Professionals

a division of the Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County