The Center for
Early Learning


What is the Center for Early Learning at Groundwork Ohio?

The Center for Early Learning at Groundwork Ohio is dedicated to building strong foundations for young children and preparing Ohio for a better future by transforming systems that advance early learning, promote equity, and prioritize prevention. Through policy development, research, data analysis, and collaboration, the Center for Early Learning engages diverse stakeholders to advance early learning policies and systems. The Center's work is rooted in the voices and experiences of families and early childhood professionals, and focuses on securing and sustaining quality leadership in early childhood systems development.


Our goal is to transform early learning policy by removing key barriers to accessing quality early learning opportunities for Ohio young children, improving child outcomes, and strengthening relationships between state and local agencies that implement early learning investments. 



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