Advisory Council

IGH Early Learning Advisory Council 

Ë    Join us for the next meeting! 2023-2024 dates below.   Ë

The IGH Early Learning Advisory Council (ELAC) supports school district early childhood programs. Council members discuss and make recommendations for services and policies, while providing family perspectives that guide early learning program development.

The Council meets at the Early Learning Center, one Monday a month
 6:00 - 7:30 pm 

Coming Up 2023-2024: 9/18, 10/9, 11/13, 12/11, 1/8, 2/12, 3/11, 4/8, 5/13
Childcare is provided. Email [email protected] for more information. 

3 ways to participate
Come as a member, a visitor or be a volunteer



Members are primarily parents or guardians who are active participants in Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) or have children in IGH Little Spartans Preschool.


  • Contribute to discussions that guide decision-making and program development 
  • Help plan and support special events
  • ·Advocate for Early Learning in the community and at the MN legislature
  • Connect with other community members dedicated to supporting young children and their families

How to be a voting member? Complete interest form and attend at least one meeting as a visitor. For more info, call 651-306-7861 or email Lora at [email protected]



ELAC 2023

              Come as a visitor to:
  • learn more about what the council does
  • find out more about the program
  • add your voice to discussions

 Visitors are welcome at any Advisory Council meetings. For information on specific agenda items, email the Council at: [email protected]



Volunteers are early learning supporters who help make Early Learning Advisory Council projects and initiatives successful.

Ways to volunteer:

  • Help with Gertens fundraiser by taking a shift to set up the gym or help with item pick-up (Nov)
  • Help promote early learning at community events
  • Advocate for early learning at the capitol

For details, email: [email protected]

elac  ecfe

For more information, call 651-306-7861 or email Advisory Council