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2016 PA One Book Author Makes Tour Stops in Jefferson County

April 11th, 2016
2016 MOYC, Jefferson County, News

By John Pozza, PA Key Community Innovation Zone Specialist

BROOKVILLE – Over 120 children, parents and teachers from kindergarten and Pre-K Counts classrooms enjoyed a special PA One Book presentation of Kite Day, a Bear and Mole Story, by author and illustrator Will Hillenbrand April 7 at the Rebecca M. Arthurs Memorial Library in Brookville.     (more…)

We are reading the 2016 PA One Book!

April 8th, 2016
2016 MOYC, News, PA Counties, Stories

Families, friends and partners in communities across Pennsylvania are reading the 2016 PA One Book, Every Young Child selection, Kite Day: A Bear and Mole Story by author and illustrator, Will Hillenbrand to classrooms.

Do you have a picture of a Kite Day reading? Send it to Mary at marhal@pakeys.org and see it on this page! If you’re promoting a reading on your website, in your newsletter, or via your social media, be sure to use the #PAOneBook and #KiteDay hashtags to help others find it!

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Staff at the South Central Regional Key welcome 2016 PA One Book Author, Will Hillenbrand, at the March 29 professional development event.

 

First Lady Frances Wolf Discusses Importance of Early Learning at “One Book, Every Child” Event at the Pollock Childcare Center in Harrisburg on April 28, 2016.

First Lady Frances Wolf Discusses Importance of Early Learning at “One Book, Every Child” Event at the Pollock Childcare Center in Harrisburg on April 28, 2016.

 

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Deb Hartley, Executive Secretary at the Office of Child Development and Early Learning, reads at Discovery Junction in Middletown, PA.

 

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Kevin Youngblood, Office of Child Development and Early Learning, Bureau of Certification, Human Services Program Specialist reads to preschoolers at Wilson College Child Care Center in Chambersburg on April 8, 2016.

 

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Kelsey O’Brien, Communications Specials for Professional Development and Technical Assistance from the PA Key reads at Caring Hands Learning Center in Hershey on April 13, 2016.

 

Barb Willard of the Southwest Regional Key reads to children at the Kiddie Academy in Cranberry Township on April 15.

Barb Willard of the Southwest Regional Key reads to children at the Kiddie Academy in Cranberry Township on April 15, 2016.

 

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Sara Kiehn, a STARS Specialist, reads to children at the Kindercare Learning Center – Penn Hills, Pittsburgh location.

 

Tricia Slifkey, an OCDEL staff person, reading to children at Tender Care Learning Center.

Tricia Slifkey, an OCDEL staff person, reading to children at Tender Care Learning Center.

 

Mrs. Umble, the school librarian at Beth Center Elementary read this year’s selection Kite Day to the Pre-K children at the Beth Center's Pre-K Counts classroom.

Mrs. Umble, the school librarian at Beth Center Elementary read this year’s selection Kite Day to the Pre-K children at the Beth Center’s Pre-K Counts classroom.

 

Mrs. Figlioli, the school district's assistant superintendent, reads to preschool class at Burgettstown Pre-K Counts classroom.

Mrs. Figlioli, the school district’s assistant superintendent, reads to preschool class at Burgettstown Pre-K Counts classroom.

 

Ms. Charlene Jones reads to the children in the toddler classroom at the Mt. Ararat Community Activity Center – Early Childhood Development Center in Pittsburgh.

Ms. Charlene Jones reads to the children in the toddler classroom at the Mt. Ararat Community Activity Center – Early Childhood Development Center in Pittsburgh.

 

Ms. Erin Johnson reads to the children in the infant classroom at the Mt. Ararat Community Activity Center – Early Childhood Development Center in Pittsburgh.

Ms. Erin Johnson reads to the children in the infant classroom at the Mt. Ararat Community Activity Center – Early Childhood Development Center in Pittsburgh.

 

Mr. Headlee, the Elementary School Principal, reads to preschoolers at Waynesburg Central Elementary Pre-K classroom.

Mr. Headlee, the Elementary School Principal, reads to preschoolers at Waynesburg Central Elementary Pre-K classroom.

 

Mr. Scott Martin, the Superintendent of Bentworth, read to students at the Bentworth Pre-K classroom.

Mr. Scott Martin, the Superintendent of Bentworth, read to students at the Bentworth Pre-K classroom.

 

Representative John McGinnis of the 79th Legislative District in Blair County visited with the children at Begin With Us Child Care and Preschool, Inc. on April 18, 2016. He and his assistant, Katie, read and talked about the PA One Book, “Kite Day, A Bear and Mole Story.”

Representative John McGinnis of the 79th Legislative District in Blair County visited with the children at Begin With Us Child Care and Preschool, Inc. on April 18, 2016. He and his assistant, Katie, read and talked about the PA One Book, “Kite Day, A Bear and Mole Story.”

 

Berks CCIS PA One Book 2016

CCIS of Berks County staff members Harriet Iezzi and Kim Lamp visited Kidz Paradise, a local child care facility, on April 19, 2016 as participants of the PA One Book, Every Young Child Program. Kim and Harriet read to the children and facilitated an activity during which each child created a bird’s nest.

 

Linda McDonough read to the PA Pre-K counts classroom children at Shade, Central City, PA on April 21, 2016.

Linda McDonough read to the PA Pre-K counts classroom children at Shade, Central City, PA on April 21, 2016.

 

Guest reader,Sara Kiehn, STARS Specialist, was welcomed by Melissa Cujas, Head Teacher and the children at the Pittsburgh Public Schools Chartiers Early Childhood Center.

Guest reader,Sara Kiehn, STARS Specialist, was welcomed by Melissa Cujas, Head Teacher and the children at the Pittsburgh Public Schools Chartiers Early Childhood Center.

 

Mary P. Hall, Communication & Outreach Specialist for the PA Key, reads to children at Otterbein Early Education Center in Mount Wolf, PA.

Mary P. Hall, Communication & Outreach Specialist for the PA Key, reads to preschoolers at Otterbein Early Education Center in Mount Wolf, PA.

 

Joanne Blass, Director Child Care Information Services of Columbia, Montour and Northumberland Counties had the honor of reading to a Head Start classroom in Montour County during #WOYC.

Joanne Blass, Director Child Care Information Services of Columbia, Montour and Northumberland Counties had the honor of reading to a Head Start classroom in Montour County during #WOYC.

 

 The children at the Westmoreland Community Action Donegal Head Start Center enjoyed their read aloud and kite activities with guest Patti Jo Rak on May 3, 2016.

The children at the Westmoreland Community Action Donegal Head Start Center enjoyed their read aloud and kite activities with guest Patti Jo Rak on May 3, 2016.

 

Betsy Vassallo from the Southeast Regional Key, reads the PA One Book, Kite Day, to children at Aunt Di's Child Care Services in Philadelphia.

Betsy Vassallo from the Southeast Regional Key, reads the PA One Book, Kite Day, to children at Aunt Di’s Child Care Services in Philadelphia.

 

Rainbow’s End Learning Center, Washington, PA enjoyed having Washington County Commissioner Harlan Shober read to the children. Commissioner Shober read a few books for the children, and then answered lots of questions from the children. He also enjoyed hearing stories and learning about the chicks and ducklings that had just hatched in the classroom.

Rainbow’s End Learning Center, Washington, PA enjoyed having Washington County Commissioner Harlan Shober read to the children. Commissioner Shober read a few books for the children, and then answered lots of questions from the children. He also enjoyed hearing stories and learning about the chicks and ducklings that had just hatched in the classroom.

 

 

Check out these links of others who were PA One Book readers!

 

 

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