Early Learning & Education

  • Dr. Buffington is an advocate for early learning and education in the State of Indiana. The School City of Hobart is proud of our efforts to help the youngest members of our community! Click the links below to learn more about our programs and initiatives! 

    Building Brickies Logo

    Building Brickies (B.B.) is a FREE & voluntary parent education and family support organization that helps families capture those windows of opportunity so that children start school ready to succeed.


    Brickie Kidz Preschool Logo

    Brickie Kidz Preschool.  School City of Hobart residents may register their child to attend the preschool if your child will be 4 years old on or before August 1st of the upcoming school year.


    Boy walking into school

    GET READY! GET SET! GO! to Kindergarten is a collaboration of School City of Hobart teachers, Preschool and Day Care providers, on behalf of the School City of Hobart's youngest citizens.


    Girl carrying books

    Early Learning Center at George Earle Elementary.  The School City of Hobart offers full day kindergarten.  Click here to learn more about the kindergarten curriculum.


    Early Childhood Development

    The Northwest Indiana Special Education Cooperative offers several sites for EC classes. In Hobart, the program is located at the Early Learning Center at George Earle Elementary. All screening for eligibility for this program is performed at the ELC.