HCS Early Learning Academy

Hardin County Schools employees and Elizabethtown Community and Technical College full-time students will npes preschoolhave a wonderful opportunity this summer to acquire dependable and safe child care.

Two facilities will house a child care center for children (ages six weeks through five years old) of HCS employees and ECTC full-time students. One center will be at College View Education Center (521 Charlemagne Blvd., Elizabethtown, KY) and the other will be located at North Park Elementary School (1080 S. Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff, KY). The College View Education Center is the former GC Burkhead Elementary School building.  

The HCS Early Learning Academy will provide learning experiences for all children and will ensure that students are ready for kindergarten when that time comes. 

The staff at the child care will be trained and go through background checks.  ECTC students majoring in Inter­­disciplinary Early Childhood Edu­cation will also be at the center fulfilling required observation hours.  It can also be an option for students in the ECTC work-study program. HCS students in the ExCEL program (teen parenting program) will also participate. 

The HCS Early Learning Academy will be open even when school is not in session.

preschool scienceThe application is accepted solely on a first-come, first-serve basis according to the time/date this application is received and based on the age and availability in the child's appropriate classroom.  It does not guarantee a spot in the HCS Early Learning Academy.

If your child's age group becomes full, you will be placed on a waiting list and contacted if/when space become available.  

Please note that the application is to be completely filled out and that limited space is available for childcare. 

The application is now available.  CLICK HERE to access the application.

For questions, please contact Sarah Banker at 270-234-5787 ext. 4338 or CLICK HERE to email her.

CLICK HERE to email Early Learning Academy Coordinator Sabrina Mackey.