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EPEL Partners

EPEL is supported by several partners in Illinois who are committed to preparing the children of our community to be successful in school and in life. Click on partners to access their websites.

Advocate Sherman Hospital   Board Member Fran Teti-Teal

Alignment Collaborative for Education

Blue Kangaroo Laundry

Boys and Girls Club of Elgin 
Building Families Together Board Member Sherry Green 

Centre of Elgin Preschool

Centro de Informacion

Chamberlain Educational Associates   Board Member Co- Chair Patricia Chamberlain


City of Elgin  Board Member Karina Nava 

Community Organizing and Family Issues (COFI)

Community Crisis Center

Corbella Clinic



Easter Seals DuPage & Fox Valley 

Elgin Academy

Elgin Community College   

Elgin Community College Early Childhood Lab School

Elgin Police Department

Family Focus Healthy Families

Food For Greater Elgin

Gail Borden Public Library   Board Member Jennifer Bueche    

Grand Victoria Foundation Funder    

Greater Elgin Family Care Center

Hamilton Wings

Harvest Christian Academy

Highland Christian Academy Preschool


Illinois Action for Children

Illinois Governor's Office of Early Childhood Development 

Jerri Hoffman Center/Children's Home and Aid

JetXpress Laundry

Kane County AOK Network

Kane County Health Department  Board Member Theresa Heaton

Kane County Regional Office of Education

Learning Tree East 

Learning Tree West

Little Royals Preschool at Larkin High School

Next Generation Pediatrics  Board Member Dr. Jennifer Schening 

One Hope United Elgin Child and Family Resource Center    

School District U-46  Funder and Board Member Peggy Ondera     

South Elgin Parks & Recreation Preschool

Summit Early Learning

The Learning Experience

The Ivy Academy

Two Rivers Head Start

U-46 Parents as Teachers

United Way Metro Chicago Funder    

VNA Health Care

VNA Healthy Families

Well Child Center

Women on the Brink

YMCA Taylor Branch
YWCA Elgin   Board Member Co-Chair Kris Young 

YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

If you are interested in working towards EPEL's mission and vision, please email