On a Mission to Make a Difference

EarlyLearningIndiana_1Our mission, vision, values, and commitment to diversity guide everything we do.

Our Mission:

The mission of Early Learning Indiana is to ensure the highest level of early care and education for children in Indiana.

The ELI Vision Statement:

Our vision is to create early childhood learning experiences that prepare children for success in school and build a solid foundation and passion for life-long learning.

Our Values:

  • We strive for excellence, maintaining the highest standards for the education, development, protection, and care of young children.
  • We commit to supportive relationships, the foundation for all of our work with children, families and each other.
  • We work together, recognizing that providing the highest level of service to young children requires collaboration and partnership.
  • We treat everyone with respect, strengthening the bonds that bring us together, define our culture, and allow us to lead in the wider community.

The ELI Diversity Statement:

Early Learning Indiana recognizes the strength of diversity that acknowledges and celebrates a society of different individuals, cultures, and perspectives whose knowledge, skills, and talents enrich and strengthen us as a people. Early Learning Indiana believes in and practices equal opportunity in its operations, community engagement, employment, and decision-making and encourages inclusion of diverse members of our community. Indeed, a multicultural approach to creating an inclusive environment for children is a core value of excellence in early childhood education.