Archive for the ‘Indiana County’ Category

What we like best about PA Pre-K Counts

March 9th, 2017
Indiana County, Stories

Families were asked what they liked about the PA Pre-K Counts program at Saltsburg Elementary School in Indiana County. Here is what they said! (more…)


Tender Hearts Day Care, a Keystone STARS Star 3 family child care in Homer City, has been selected as the recipient of the fourth quarter “Bright Star” Award for 2013-14, co-sponsored by the Northwest Institute of Research and Clarion University.

Owned and operated by Brenda McCroskey, Tender Hearts, located at 30 Carson St. next to the Homer City Area Elementary School and playground, was nominated for (more…)

Successful Inaugural PA One Book Symposium

The Northwest Regional Key would like to thank everyone that attended the inaugural PA One Book Symposium Tuesday April 22 at the Clarion Holiday Inn featuring Susan Stockdale, author of the 2014 PA One Book, Stripes Of All Types. (more…)

Great Expectations Child Care & Learning Center advances to a STAR 4

September 30th, 2013
Indiana County, News, Stories

Great Expectations Child Care and Learning Center in Blairsville, Indiana County, recently boosted its rating and has been recognized with a Keystone STAR 4 designation.

Great Expectations is licensed to provide child care and early learning services (more…)

Jadelyn is a Spark that Shines!

August 28th, 2013
Indiana County, Stories

I am proud to nominate my daughter, Jadelyn, as a Shining STAR. She is currently enrolled at Learning Lamp at the Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center (GJCTC), a Keystone STAR 4 program, since August of 2011 for kindergarten readiness.

I have seen firsthand how much my five-year-old has grown academically and independently; as well as, her social and communication skills have improved tremendously over an eight month time span. To tell you a little bit about Jadelyn; she is very shy around others but slowly warms up when comfortably in your presence. When initially starting Learning Lamp, she cried and did not want me to leave. (more…)