Archive for November, 2014

Lycoming Partnership supports early learners and their teachers

November 19th, 2014
Lycoming County, News, What's Happening

LEARN of Lycoming County, a program of Lycoming College, has recently completed A to Z Play-Doh Kits that are in the process of being delivered to participating Kindergarten classrooms throughout the county.

The early learning outreach project was made possible by the generosity of the St. Luke Lutheran Church and the Kiwanis Club of Williamsport.

Each classroom will receive a 20-pack of Play-Doh along with a binder containing removable ABC mats in page protectors. (more…)

Lawrence County Chamber Hosts Economic Summit on Early Childhood at new Lockley Early Learning Center

As part of October’s PA’s Promise for Children month, the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce sponsored the Summit on the Economic Impact of Early Childhood Education on October 9, 2014. The event was held as part of an open house and tour at the new state-of-the-art Lockley Early Learning Center in New Castle for grades K-2.

Several speakers highlighted the summit, (more…)

Top 5 Gifts to Give a Child This Holiday Season

Need a gift for a child in your life? These gifts can last a lifetime!

Top five gifts to give a child this holiday season

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Washington Fire Department helps educate children about fire safety

November 10th, 2014
News, Stories, Washington County

SmartKids in Washington County recently celebrated Community Day with the Washington Fire Department.

“It is great to introduce the children to the community workers.  They see them as people that they can go to and trust in case of any emergency,” said Donna Shriver, Owner/President of SmartKids Child Care & Learning Center, Inc. (more…)

Luzerne County Pre-K Class casts their votes!

November 6th, 2014
Luzerne County, News, Stories

Children at the Little Meadows Learning Center #3125 in Dallas, PA held their own elections in early November–all the while learning about voting and why it’s so important to the history of our county.

While the adults in their community were going through the process of becoming educated about the candidates, the prekindergarten class held their own election for the next Pennsylvania Governor.


Never too young to learn about voting! / PA's Promise for Children (more…)

Celebrating PA’s Promise for Children Month in Allegheny County

Families in Allegheny County celebrated PA’s Promise for Children month during October.

Two Keystone STARS early learning programs, Love, Learn and Play and Kiddie Academy in Allegheny County collected Promises to be and Promises to Support their Child, which were displayed at the Hazelwood Carnegie Library. (more…)