Monthly Archives: October 2019

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Does Your Program Qualify for this Study?

How can Pennsylvania better support child care providers? Would you like to let policymakers know in a brief online survey? Hundreds of child care providers have been selected at random by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania to take part in a study and receive a $25 Amazon gift card upon completion. This 30-minute survey [...]

Does Your Program Qualify for this Study?2019-10-30T11:54:12-04:00

Pennsylvania to Invest $10 Million to Support Early Childhood Educators in Career Development

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that his administration will make a $10 million investment in Pennsylvania’s children through a workforce development program that will help early childhood workers gain valuable credentials and advance their professional careers. “It’s imperative that we support early childhood workers with career training and advancement opportunities,” Gov. Wolf said. [...]

Pennsylvania to Invest $10 Million to Support Early Childhood Educators in Career Development2019-10-22T13:16:13-04:00

PA Announces the 2019 Market Rate Survey

Every three years, states update information regarding the prices child care providers charge families. This is known as a Market Rate Survey (MRS).  The last official MRS was conducted in 2016. The Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) invites all Pennsylvania certified child care providers to participate in the 2019 Market Rate Survey. Share your [...]

PA Announces the 2019 Market Rate Survey2020-12-22T12:40:00-05:00

October is National Learning and Development Month

October is National Learning and Development Month which encourages individuals to focus on broadening and advancing their personal and professional skills. Pennsylvania provides multiple opportunities for those in child care professions to increase their knowledge, experience and awareness of quality early learning. Dr. Marnie Aylesworth's article, A Leader’s Mind Matters, on the Center for the Promotion [...]

October is National Learning and Development Month2019-10-01T10:44:36-04:00