Welcome To ELI

Our Mission:

The Early Learning Institute is dedicated to providing and promoting developmental services, education and support to young children, their families and their community.

In 1999, ELI was created to provide and promote developmental services, education and support to young children, their families and the community at large. At the time, we were primarily serving children with special needs and their families. But one of our greatest strengths has been our ability to create programs to meet the changing needs of our community. So now, while Early Intervention remains our largest program, ELI services also include Parent Support, Playgroups, Therapeutic Support Services, Screening & Assessment Services and Behavioral Consultation Services.




JOB TITLE: Early Intervention Specialist 
STATUS: Exempt
REPORTS TO: Program Supervisor/Operations Manager
TO APPLY: Email your resume to the HR Manager: Paulat@earlylearninginstitute.comSYNOPSIS OF DUTIES:
Provides developmentally based early intervention services and/or developmental screenings to infants and toddlers who are demonstrating a developmental delay or are at risk for a developmental delay. Vast majority of duties are performed on home visits. 

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following:
Provide regularly scheduled one-to-one “home” visits, as indicated by the IFSP  purchase.
Establish developmentally appropriate goals and objectives and produce reports in required format, as needed.
Establish specific activity suggestions for parents and care-providers.
Provide case coordination, as appropriate.
Provide assessments/screenings using appropriate tools and means;
Assist in the maintenance of facility equipment, furniture, materials and toys.
Maintain client records, case files and generate required reports in an established time frame.
Attendance of meetings, and all in-service trainings, as needed.
Other duties as assigned.

Bachelor’s degree in Human Service or related health field, licensed professional, or equivalent experience;
Two years’ experience with children, preferably young children with special needs. 
Broad based knowledge of developmentally based early intervention strategies.
Excellent time management and organizational skills.
Knowledge of community resources.
Ability to communicate effectively, through oral and written skills,.
Ability to consistently demonstrate good judgment and decision making skills. 
Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality pertaining to the work environment.
Ability to remain flexible in the context of shifting/changing priorities.

Fingerprint clearance required. TB and immunization clearance required. Current CPR certification required. Must have reliable transportation, proof of auto insurance and proof of valid California driver’s license. Evidence of any and all health and safety training and/or credentials and certifications required by law or licensing.


Celebrating 20 years of Services 

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You are cordially invited to ELI’s Anniversary Celebration – a spectacular red-carpet Gala and Benefit hosted by Francis Ford Copp0la Winery. Guest are encouraged to dress in their Oscar-worthy “Hollywood Vintage” Best and join in celebrating the wonderful work of the Early Learning Institute over the past 20 years. The event will be held on Saturday, August 24, 2019 on the Francis Ford Coppola Winery West Terrace, in Geyserville.

ELI’s Anniversary extravaganza will feature an exclusive selection of Coppola’s Director’s Cut wines, a variety of fantastic food stations, including the decadent, “too hard to choose just one” dessert station; and every guest will receive an academy award worthy goody-bag filled with surprises. There will also be a silent auction, live music by CA SOUL (casoulband.com) and dancing under the stars.

Red carpet rolls out at 7pm; Program begins near 8pm; Dancing from 8:30- 10pm.

Twenty years ago, ELI set out with a mission to provide and promote developmental services, education and support to young children, their families and the community. At that time, ELI was primarily serving children with special needs and their families. But one of ELI’s greatest strengths has always been the ability to create programs and collaborate with partners to meet the changing needs of the community. So now, while Early Intervention remains the largest program – serving over 350 children per month, ELI also provides developmental and social-emotional screenings to more than 1000 at-risk children each year; holds more than 13 integrated playgroups per week; provides consultation to childcare providers throughout Sonoma County; and continues to offer parental support, community trainings and so much more.

There is a lot to celebrate! Please consider joining us for this exciting event…and encouraging your friends, neighbors and family to do so as well. Individual tickets are $125 each/$200 per couple, available through the web site (earlylearninginstitute.com) or by calling the main office during regular office hours – 707.591.0170. Interested in being a sponsor for this event or adding something to the goody-bag? Please contact Michele Rogers at Micheler@earlylearninginstitute.com or call 707.591.0170.