Yearly Archives: 2017

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New Vendor for Digital Fingerprinting and What it Means for You

The Commonwealth has transitioned to a new vendor for digital fingerprinting.  The new vendor, IDEMIA, is now accepting registrations and completing Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) fingerprinting for Pennsylvania agencies. Get more info.

New Vendor for Digital Fingerprinting and What it Means for You2018-10-31T08:55:00-04:00

PA Key Announces New Director

The Pennsylvania Key welcomes Marnie Aylesworth as the new director. Marnie has worked in the field of early childhood education for over 25 years. She holds a Master's degree in early childhood education and is in the final stages of her dissertation for her Ed.D in Curriculum and Instruction (ABD). Her current research is focused [...]

PA Key Announces New Director2017-12-07T09:53:54-05:00

Upcoming Changes to PD Registry Benefits You

Early childhood professionals, your voices have been heard! In response to feedback and to meet the growing needs of Pennsylvania's early learning workforce, the Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) announces the PD Registry will undergo a redesign in the coming months. The new registry will be live early 2018. Upcoming releases [...]

Upcoming Changes to PD Registry Benefits You2017-12-07T09:50:52-05:00

Partial Solar Eclipse – Keep Children Safe as You Educate

Pennsylvania will have a partial solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017. To prevent direct viewing that can damage the eyes, keep children and staff in early care and education programs inside between noon and 4:30 pm. Even with the specific, approved solar viewing glasses and close supervision it is too difficult to be sure [...]

Partial Solar Eclipse – Keep Children Safe as You Educate2017-12-07T09:48:04-05:00

Your Opinion Counts Provide it today.

Share your feedback on the Pennsylvania Draft ESSA Consolidated State Plan. This draft plan was informed by the ideas, input, and feedback shared by stakeholders from every corner of the commonwealth, including parents and families, students, educators, legislators, advocacy groups and community members. The Department's stakeholder engagement process also relied on feedback provided through the [...]

Your Opinion Counts Provide it today.2017-12-07T10:29:08-05:00