Local Affiliate Groups

Local affiliate groups enable child care professionals to meet on a regular basis to provide support, education, and networking opportunities. Each affiliate group sets its own schedule of meetings and discussion topics. If no affiliate group exists in your area, the FL Affiliate may be able to provide guidance to help you organize one.

Tampa Bay Institute for Early Childhood Professionals

The Tampa Bay Institute for Early Childhood Professionals is a space dedicated to the positive growth and transformation of the early childhood professional. "The Institute" offers a variety of services and resources aimed at helping current and aspiring early childhood professionals enrich their skills, chart a successful career path and ultimately improve the quality of care delivered in early childhood programs throughout the Tampa Bay area.

The Institute offers area early childhood professionals a full range of professional development services such as career advising, special trainings and seminars, a well-rounded lending library, Live Scan services, laminators, die cut machines and MORE!

For more information, contact:

Hilde Reno, Ed.D.
Director of Advising and Special Projects
Quality Counts for Kids Program
8413 Laurel Fair Circle, Suite 100
Tampa, Florida 33610
Main Phone: (813) 280-0800
Direct Line: (813) 280-0795
FAX: (813) 626-7557
E-mail: hreno@iecptampa.com
Web Info: www.elchc.org/iecp

The Tampa Bay Institute for Early Childhood Professionals is a division of The Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County and is funded by The Children's Board of Hillsborough County.