Monthly Archives: April 2022

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PDO 22 #01: Career Pathway Level A Plus Verification Change

Announcement PDO 22 #01 Subject: Career Pathway Level A-Plus Verification Change and Clarifying Procedures for Verifying Credits and Degrees from Nationally Accredited (Non-Regionally Accredited) Institutions To: All Department of Human Services (DHS) Certified Child Care Providers; Early Childhood Education Professionals; Early Learning Resource Centers (ELRCs); Pennsylvania Key Career Pathway Verifiers and Career Pathway Staff; [...]

PDO 22 #01: Career Pathway Level A Plus Verification Change2022-05-09T17:04:16-04:00

ELRC 22-02: Child Care Technology Access Award

Subject: Child Care Technology Access Award To: All Department of Human Services (DHS) Certified Child Care Providers; Early Learning Resource Centers (ELRCs); The Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) Early Learning Resource Center (ELRC) Program Representatives; OCDEL Certification staff; and Pennsylvania (PA) Key Staff From:  Tracey Campanini Deputy Secretary, Office of Child Development & [...]

ELRC 22-02: Child Care Technology Access Award2022-06-03T14:55:05-04:00

C-22-04: Updated Emergency Preparedness and Response Planning Regulations and Requirements for Child Care Facilities

Announcement C-22-04 Subject: Updated Emergency Preparedness and Response Planning Regulations and Requirements for Child Care Facilities To: All Department of Human Services (DHS) Certified Child Care Facilities; Early Learning Resource Centers (ELRCs); and OCDEL Early Learning Resource Center Program Representatives From:  Tracey Campanini Deputy Secretary, Office of Child Development & Early Learning Issue Date: April [...]

C-22-04: Updated Emergency Preparedness and Response Planning Regulations and Requirements for Child Care Facilities2022-05-10T19:34:52-04:00

Scholarship Available to Complete Better Kid Care’s Child Development Associate (CDA) Coursework

Deadline: May 15, 2022 On behalf of Pennsylvania’s Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL), the Pennsylvania Key invites Family Child Care Home and Group Child Care Home providers to apply for a scholarship to complete a Child Development Associate (CDA) through Better Kid Care. Better Kid Care’s CDA coursework is independent, self-paced and [...]

Scholarship Available to Complete Better Kid Care’s Child Development Associate (CDA) Coursework2022-04-27T15:07:53-04:00

Announcement C-22-04 Updated Emergency Preparedness and Response Planning Regulations and Requirements for Child Care Facilities

The Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) Bureau of Early Learning Policy and Professional Development and Bureau of Certification Services have released the Announcement C-22-04 Updated Emergency Preparedness and Response Planning Regulations and Requirements for Child Care Facilities. This Announcement updates policy on federal requirements for Child Care and Development Block Grant [...]

Announcement C-22-04 Updated Emergency Preparedness and Response Planning Regulations and Requirements for Child Care Facilities2022-04-20T14:23:48-04:00

Bias PD Created

Need more info. Who is this training for? Who created this training? Is it in-person, hybrid, or online?

Bias PD Created2022-04-12T13:12:29-04:00

OCDEL Launches Complimentary Healthy Minds@Work App for ECE Professionals in Pennsylvania

The Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) recognizes that after two-years of coping with the pandemic, life in the early childhood education (ECE) profession is nowhere near back to a “normal” state of operation. OCDEL sees and hears the ECE professionals who are learning to cope with their personal trauma from [...]

OCDEL Launches Complimentary Healthy Minds@Work App for ECE Professionals in Pennsylvania2022-04-11T15:34:56-04:00

Register now for the PA ELIC Summit

The Pennsylvania Early Learning Investment Commission PA ELIC) will feature leading expert, Dr. Jack Shonkoff, Director for the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University, at this year's Early Learning Economic Summit on May 10. This year's summit is on May 10, 2022, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and will be held virtually. PA [...]

Register now for the PA ELIC Summit2022-04-04T13:00:49-04:00