Archive for the ‘Adams County’ Category

Reaching families and early learning professionals in South Central PA

The Civil War Museum in Harrisburg was host to very special guests on April 10, 2015. Lindsay Barrett George and Dr. Betsy Diamant-Cohen joined (more…)

South Central Regional Key celebrates PA’s Promise for Children Month

Staff at the South Central Regional Key, Child Care Consultants, Inc., celebrated PA’s Promise for Children Month by sharing Thank You cards for those who help make quality early learning available to children and their families. (more…)

Local company invests in it’s employees and the health of their families!

June 23rd, 2014
Adams County, News

Rice Fruit Company in Gardners, Pennsylvania welcomed representatives from the Upper Adams School District Birth to Five Initiative on Monday, June 9 to share important early learing information with their employees.

Iris Perez, Director from Pathstone Child Development Center in Aspers, assisted to make the presentation in Spanish.

Rice Fruit Company management wanted to emphasize their strong commitment to families by providing this program.  Emily Rice-Townsend is the Assistant to the President and planned the program for their employees.   (more…)

Gavin E. shines thanks to terrific teachers at STAR 4 program

August 28th, 2013
Adams County, Stories

It was only a few days until Gavin’s first day of preschool at Saint James Childcare, a Keystone STAR 4 program. He was filled with the excitement and wonder typical of all 3 year old children. He couldn’t wait to start school like his big brother, Gage. That was, until he found out that I would not be staying at school with him. His wonder and excitement transformed into anxiety and apprehension. (more…)

Progressive approach by school district opens lines of communication

August 23rd, 2013
Adams County, News, What's Happening

Discover how school districts in Adams County are opening the lines of communication with families and early learning partners.

During mid-August, a strong turnout was received for an Adams County meeting, featuring all the school district’s kindergarten teachers and the principal, as well as representatives from several early learning centers and one home-based provider.

The meeting is part of the district’s continuing plan to remain connected with early learning partners.


Countdown to Kindergarten: Tips for your kindergartner

It’s hard to imagine school starts soon!  For children entering kindergarten, it is a significant transition moving from home or early care/learning to school.  Over the years, the kindergarten curriculum has become more demanding.  Children need to be prepared on the first day of school.  (more…)