ECLC Parent Education Newsletter

Irvine Unified School District

Important Upcoming Dates

March 10 - Learning Link 9:00am

March 11 - Parent Education: Challenging Behaviors, Virtual Zoom @ 1

March 29- April 2 - NO SCHOOL - Spring Recess

Learning Link and School Readiness

Join us for Learning Link online. Our next virtual event is on Wednesday, March 3rd @9:00am. Learning Link is an interactive center for parents and their children, ages 0-5. Activities for all ages will be available for you and your child to do together. Click here to learn more and register for FREE

Curious about kindergarten readiness and making sure your child is on track? Check out our school readiness site where you can find parent education videos, monthly newsletters, and more!

Parent Education: Challenging Behaviors

March 11, 2020

1:00 pm (Online): Click Here to Register

Presenters: Early Learning Specialist, Parent Educator, School Psychologist

Children use challenging behaviors to communicate their needs and wants in a powerful way. This presentation will provide you with many positive strategies to prevent, manage, and reduce these behaviors.

Parent Education Survey

If you have not yet completed the ECLC Parent Education survey, please do so by answering these four questions below.

Irvine's COVID-19 Care Pledge

The City of Irvine wants you to take the pledge to continue to do your part in helping to stop the spread of COVID-19. Click below to take the pledge today.

Healthy Smiles Oral Health Poster/Video Contest

Healthy Smiles is holding an oral health contest for children ages 3-15. Click here to learn more!

UCI Eye Mobile

UCI Eye Mobile is currently offering FREE eye exam appointments for children 3-12 years old

The next coming dates are below:


Parents can schedule an appointment by calling Jennifer Espinoza directly at (949) 824-6363

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OC Free Tax Prep Program

Orange County United Way is offering free tax preparation and electronic filing to low- and moderate-income individuals and families through its popular OC Free Tax Prep program.

FREE Meals for Children under 18:

IUSD continues to offer free meals Mondays and Wednesdays 7:00am to 8:45am for pick up at Creekside Education Center, 3387 Barranca Parkway, Irvine, 92606. Breakfast and Lunches will be provided for three days at each pickup. No documentation is required. For additional information, please visit our website at or email

Irvine Family Resource Center

The Irvine Family Resource Center collaborates between Irvine Unified and several community agencies to provide:

  • Short-Term, Evidence-Based Mental Health Services
  • Parent Workshops
  • Teen Workshops
  • Resource Linkage and Referral

Parent Calendar and Resources

Click Here to Access 2020-2021 Parent Education Calendar

Click Here to Access ECLC's Parent Resource Folder

Click Here to Access CHOC Community Resources:

An online directory that lists free or reduced cost services like medical care, food, housing and more. Click on link and enter your zip code to easily find programs near you!

ECLC Instagram!

The Early Childhood Learning Center now has an Instagram account to keep you updated on the latest parent and school events. Click here to access the page and make sure to follow us!

ECLC Enrollment Video Tutorial

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