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OCDEL ECE Recap: Dec. 14, 2020 Edition

Find the most recent and important information from the Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) in the Dec. 14, 2020 edition of the ECE Recap.

OCDEL ECE Recap: Dec. 14, 2020 Edition2020-12-14T07:39:24-05:00

Announcement C-20-09-Revised

Announcement C-20-09-Revised, Emergency Temporary Relocation of Facility due to the Governor Issuing a Declaration of Disaster – Specific to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Revision The Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) Bureau of Certification has released the Announcement C-20-09-Revised, Emergency Temporary Relocation of Facility due to the Governor Issuing a Declaration of Disaster [...]

Announcement C-20-09-Revised2020-10-07T08:59:36-04:00

Child Care Providers Operating in Red and Yellow Counties in the Governor’s Phased-in Approach to Reopen Business

Child Care Providers Operating in Red and Yellow Counties in the Governor’s Phased-in Approach to Reopen Business Child care centers and group child care homes operating in non-residential buildings located in counties identified as “Red” in the Governor’s Phased-In Approach to Reopen Business may reopen under a waiver if they are providing services for families who work [...]

Child Care Providers Operating in Red and Yellow Counties in the Governor’s Phased-in Approach to Reopen Business2020-05-12T11:08:41-04:00

Cleaning Supplies and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

In a previous OCDEL update, two recommendations were made for providers having issues accessing cleaning supplies and items such as masks, thermometers, and gloves that are no longer accepting requests. Local emergency management agencies are no longer able to coordinate with child care on supplies requests. Similarly, the resources identified for Big House Productions (masks and cleaner) are no [...]

Cleaning Supplies and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)2020-05-12T11:00:04-04:00

Governor Wolf Orders Statewide Shutdown of Non-Essential Business

Governor Tom Wolf ordered a statewide shutdown of non-essential business to mitigate the spread of COVID 19 in Pennsylvania on Monday, March 16, 2020.  Under the Governor’s announcement, certified child care centers (3270) and group child care homes (3280) operating outside a residence shall cease operations effective midnight March 16, 2020 for a period of 14 [...]

Governor Wolf Orders Statewide Shutdown of Non-Essential Business2020-03-17T07:47:00-04:00

Let’s Talk Quality Blog Gets New URL

Beginning August 2018, the Program Quality Assessment blog Let's Talk Quality! Program Quality Assessment in PA will have a new URL! Let's Talk Quality (www.letstalkqualitypa.com) is a shorter and easier URL to use. Please be sure to change bookmarks or clear any history in your browser using the old URL. What is Let's Talk Quality? [...]

Let’s Talk Quality Blog Gets New URL2018-08-17T15:54:57-04:00

A Bridge to School Success Breakfast

Long-time early learning partners, PA Kiwanis, will host the Early Childhood Education: A Bridge to School Success breakfast on Friday, August 10, 2018 from 8 am to 10:30 am at the Doubletree Hotel in Greentree. Enjoy breakfast and learn new techniques and ideas for expanding learning experiences for Early Childhood Education. This breakfast is open [...]

A Bridge to School Success Breakfast2018-07-16T13:35:36-04:00

Beacon Daycare

Lisa Ross, Keystone STARS Quality Coach for the Northwest Regional Key shares her experience working with Beacon Day Care in Indiana PA. In the nearly three years I have been working with Beacon Day Care, I have seen them make AMAZING progress and most recently they are the first provider I have had choose to [...]

Beacon Daycare2018-05-07T11:54:01-04:00