Monthly Archives: February 2020

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Wolf Administration Prepares for Spread of Coronavirus, or COVID-19

On Feb. 26, 2020, Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine outlined the Wolf Administration’s steps to prepare for community spread of the coronavirus known as COVID-19, as well as what Pennsylvanians can do now. To date, no one in Pennsylvania has tested positive for COVID-19. “Since the start of this outbreak, we’ve taken a proactive [...]

Wolf Administration Prepares for Spread of Coronavirus, or COVID-192020-02-28T14:26:06-05:00

2020 Census: Every kid counts, so let’s count every kid.

The Pennsylvania's Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) Deputy Secretary, Tracey Campanini, shares important information about the upcoming 2020 Census We know that children are woefully underrepresented when it comes to Census recording. Over 25,000 children were estimated to not have been counted in the 2010 census in Pennsylvania. OCDEL is asking Early Childhood [...]

2020 Census: Every kid counts, so let’s count every kid.2020-02-28T14:09:41-05:00

Important Message from the Bureau of Certification

Important Message from the Bureau of Certification Regarding Clearances and the Coronavirus, released 02/07/2020. Clearances: The Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) Bureau of Certification wants to clarify the responsibility of child care providers as it relates to confirming clearances for EITA, the Pennsylvania Key, therapists, OCDEL staff or staff employed by other OCDEL [...]

Important Message from the Bureau of Certification2020-02-07T09:34:41-05:00

New CDA Cohorts in Pennsylvania Announced for Spring 2020

Pennsylvania’s Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) is implementing statewide Professional Development Organizations (PDOs). PDOs will specialize in access to credit-bearing coursework and credentials for the early childhood education (ECE) workforce. Shippensburg University and Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) were selected as the PDOs in Pennsylvania. See a regional map. (PDF) While PDOs begin their [...]

New CDA Cohorts in Pennsylvania Announced for Spring 20202020-02-03T13:49:59-05:00