October is Pennsylvania’s Promise for Children Month
Pennsylvania’s Promise for Children month this October is an opportunity to celebrate the young children in our lives and the families, teachers, and leaders that help them reach their promise through quality early education.
Use Pennsylvania’s Promise for Children Month to celebrate and educate!
- Pitch PA’s Promise Month to local media
- Check out our social media calendar, post weekly infographics and tweets, and on-hold messages!
- Ideas for Classroom and community projects
- Download and use the PA’s Promise Thank You cards
- Use the “I have the promise to be/I promise to” worksheets with families. The child writes in or draws what they want to be when they grow up; the family member writes what they promise to do to support their child’s growth.
- Check out fun events in your community!
- Submit your own local event:
Thank someone for helping young children reach their promise
- Download a flyer (2 cards per sheet) Word| PDF
- Submit online
- Thank a family member, teacher, or community leader for helping young children reach their promise. Share how they are making a difference in the lives of young children. Add a photo or artwork. Kids can make cards too!
Thank you to everyone who celebrated Pennsylvania’s Promise for Children Month in 2014!
- Hundreds of children and families completed Pennsylvania’s Promise for Children cards. Check out a few!
- The Early Childhood Education Caucus hosted a press event on October 8, 2014 at the capitol – watch the event!
- PBS 39 in the Lehigh Valley broadcast a FOCUS special report in celebration – watch the show!
This October, help us celebrate quality early education and the families, teachers and leaders that help our young children reach their promise every day. Download the flyer (PDF).
- Get Social – Share our logos, videos and NEW infographics!
- Media- visit the PA’s Promise Month pressroom
Keep the promise going!
If you receive a thank you card, send a thank you card to someone else and/or make a new promise for Pennsylvania’s young children!
Share your promise! #PAPromise
Take a pic or video of your Promise card, or the person who are sharing the card with and post on PA’s Promise facebook or twitter pages or submit to the website! You can also mail copies to PA’s Promise, 200 N. 3rd Street, 3rd Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17101.