Early Learning Hub


Jumpstart Read for the Record 2019

October 8, 2019

Jumpstart’s Read for the Record 2019 is finally here!

Jumpstart brings together millions of adults and children around the world each year to read the same book on the same day in order to raise awareness about the critical importance of early literacy. This year, Jumpstart is celebrating our 14th anniversary of Read for the Record on November 7, 2019, with the book Thank You, Omu!

Thank You, Omu! tells the story of a generous elderly woman who makes a fantastic pot of thick red stew.

If you would like a free book from the LBL Hub, please fill out our registration form here.

Books will be available for pick up at our Albany campus location a few weeks prior to November 7th.

Regional Data Book Release

September 6, 2019

The Data & Evaluation work group is pleased to announce the first Regional Data Book for the Early Learning Hub of Linn, Benton & Lincoln Counties.

The D&E work group collected and analyzed regional and local data in order to provide the LBL Hub and their Governing Board and partners a tool for making strategic decision making.

You can find the complete data book here.

The next edition is scheduled for release in February 2021.

"A Taste of Kindergarten" Event

April 19, 2019

The Lincoln County School District is hosting a series of Open House events entitled "A Taste of Kindergarten" for families in at each of their elementary schools. Each family will be able to meet the teachers, enjoy a "taste" from the school menu, find a bus, explore the playground, etc. in a fun, relaxed, informative event. Each kindergartner will receive a free gift bag. (Attached are flyers for each school, in English and Spanish.)

Parent Café

December 11, 2018

The Early Learning Hub is accepting applications from partner agencies to provide Parent Cafes through a Parent Café Pilot. Selected agencies will receive a training on the Parent Café model, Parent Café materials, and a stipend allocated for each Parent Café event held within the contract period.

Read for the Record 2018

August 13, 2018

Read for the Record is just a few months away! The Early Learning Hub of Linn, Benton & Lincoln Counties invites you to fill out our registration form to celebrate on October 25, 2018!

Pollywog Community Partner Meeting

July 19, 2018

We are happy to report that Pollywog is moving into Lebanon and has begun working with Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital, and we’re holding a Community Partner Meeting to introduce ourselves to our potential partners in East Linn County.

Equity Training - Coastal Location Canceled

July 17, 2018

Priority registration for the Equity Training closed on July 15th. Since only one attendee registered for the Lincoln county location, we are canceling the secondary location at the coast. If you plan to attend this equity training and have not yet registered, or if you know of partners that planned to register for the coastal location, please help us spread the word about this change.

Equity Training Conference

June 15, 2018

The Early Learning Hub of Linn, Benton & Lincoln counties is hosting their second annual conference focused on service and education equity.

Letter of Interest for Innovation/Planning Grants

April 16, 2018

The EL Hub invites interested providers and agencies in Linn, Benton, and Lincoln counties to submit Letters of Interest for planning or innovative projects that help fulfill our mission to increase family stability, improve kindergarten readiness, and ensure service coordination that is equitable and culturally and linguistically.

2-1-1 Community Engagement Coordinator Job Opening

April 3, 2018

211info is in the process of replacing Jake Rodriguez--who has taken a job with Oregon State Baseball--and we wanted to be sure that everyone is aware of the opening.