Hollandale Early Learning Collaborative

The Hollandale Early Learning Collaborative has two sites: T.R. Sanders Elementary School and Peace-Sanders Center Head Start. It has served 40 four-year-olds since its founding in 2022.

Number of Classrooms in ELC


Students Served in 2022-2023


Number of Sites in ELC


“Our program provides a high quality early learning opportunity for all students that aids in developing the students cognitively and socially.”

— Shontelle Johnson-Bridges, Principal of T.R. Sanders Elementary School

Do you have a four-year-old
in Hollandale?

Enroll them in the Hollandale Early Learning Collaborative.

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tax credit?

Learn how to get a tax credit and support the
Hollandale Early Learning Collaborative.

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About Early Learning Collaboratives

Early learning collaboratives (ELCs) are comprised of school districts, local Head Starts, child care centers, and/or private or parochial schools. Collaboratives offer a high-quality, low- or no-cost pre-K option to families in Mississippi. ELCs are funded through state funds and local matching funds and are overseen by the Mississippi Department of Education.

Learn more about how we are celebrating the 10th anniversary of the ELCs.

We know that kids who attend high-quality pre-K:

Enter kindergarten with stronger literacy, language, math, and social-emotional skills

Are less likely to need special education services, less likely to repeat grades, and more likely to graduate and enroll in college

See stronger employment opportunities and increased earning potential

Are less likely to commit juvenile and adult crimes