Welcome to Harrison, Monona and Shelby
Early Childhood Iowa
“Every child, beginning at birth, will be healthy and successful.”
HMS ECI Vision
“Our community will assist families in nurturing their children in a safe and supporting environment, which will provide the opportunity in preparing our children for a safe and healthy future.”
HMS ECI Mission
To ensure the collaboration within our community that will provide our families with young children the resources and opportunities necessary to have the highest quality of life possible.”
HMS ECI Priorities
- Provide a comprehensive program of parent support and education to families with children ages 0-5.
- Increase the availability of affordable quality childcare for all times of the day while improving connections between families and providers.
- Improve the quality of early childhood care and education through professional development and support to providers.
- Provide an early childhood education experience to children before entering kindergarten.
What is Early Childhood Iowa
Early Childhood Iowa is a state initiative that has enabled our local citizens to lead a collaborative effort to improve results for families with young children.
HMS ECI promotes healthy development of children age birth through five.