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LENA in Florida

Making every interaction count and transforming children's futures

LENA (Language ENvironment Analysis) is a national nonprofit on a mission to transform children's futures through early talk technology and data-driven programs. LENA works with a wide range of partner organizations to boost early brain development and improve school readiness for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.

Since 2016, LENA has served 7500 children and 1800 early childhood educators in Florida, and LENA technology has recorded over 8 million conversational turns. Put your community on the map!



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LENA Grow offers evidence-based professional development for infant, toddler, and preschool teachers.
LENA Start builds school readiness and strengthens families with parent-group classes.
LENA SP offers reliable, detailed language environment data in research and clinical applications.

LENA Grow aligns to and strengthens eight of the 10 FSU Components of Quality Care for Infants and Toddlers.

LENA also has crosswalks with Head Start, CLASS, The Pyramid Model, ZERO TO THREE, and more!

Explore our national crosswalks and partnerships!


Watch a video about a teacher at the Coalition for the Homeless in Orlando, Fla., who participated in LENA Grow.

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"I’ve been coaching a long time. To have a different direction, to have it be so data-driven, has been just a different approach for me. It’s been really exciting."
Kathy Cestaro
Coach with the Early Learning Coalition of Sarasota County

Interested in bringing LENA to your community?

Whether you're with a library, school district, CCR&R, state agency, university-community partnership, public health initiative, or any other organization dedicated to improving early childhood outcomes, we invite you to learn more about bringing LENA to your community.

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Connect with Joanna Airall,
Partner Development Specialist, Florida