Principal's Welcome

Welcome to the 2016-2017 school year at the NAEYC Accredited, Early Learning Center at Park Hills. I am very excited about working with each of you as we embark upon our new journey together.
If you are new to the school, I look forward to getting to know you and your child. Therefore, I would love for you to stop by and introduce yourselves. I’ll be delighted to tell you all the wonderful things we have in store for you and your child this school year.
Wanda Owens-Jackson
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Teachers of the Year Awards

Teachers of the Year Awards
LaTyphani Littlejohn (Typhani), first grade teacher from The Cleveland Academy of Leadership, has been selected as the 2016-17 Spartanburg School District 7 Teacher of the Year. Ms. Littlejohn finds no greater pleasure than of a servant leader. “Teaching is beyond a career for me. Teaching is a major part of my purpose and my life’s work!” With only 8 years so far in the classroom and the distinction this year of being voted Cleveland’s Teacher of the Year AND District 7’s Teacher of the Year, Littlejohn has proven herself a well respected, effective educator who goes above and beyond to satisfy the needs of her students. She stands out, with her calm disposition and compassionate nature, as a team player who understands the common goal of improving student achievement. In her warm, welcoming classroom Ms. Littlejohn approaches each topic with excitement while also incorporating interactive technology in her lessons to make connections. She says giving her students a purpose for learning is paramount and that it’s her job to help them find success.
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Please look under QuickLinks for the Registration Form.
You may contact us during the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 594-4465.

Friendly Reminders

Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Breakfast ends at 8:15 for car riders.
Always send a note explaining your child’s absences from school.
Early Dismissal ends at 12:00 P.M. Written excuses may be required.
All car riders must be picked up by 2:30. Be on-time to receive your child from the school bus.
Students should always be walked to the school bus.
Students should always be picked up from the bus stop.
Do not park across the street for drop-off or pick-up.
Remember The ELC dress code when entering the building.
Shades should not be worn in the building by men or women for safety reasons.
Men should remove their hats upon entering the building.
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Mission and Vision

Our mission is to prepare children for kindergarten.
Our vision, at the ELC, is to provide a safe and nurturing learning environment utilizing best practices that lay the foundation for school readiness.

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