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to Chester County's EI Coordinator
Stacy Barno, the Early Intervention Coordinator for Chester County's Department of MH/IDD, has been selected to participate in the 2019-20 Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) Policy Fellowship Program. Stacy was chosen through a highly-selective process, due to his/her commitment to the field of early learning and a track record of leadership. Click to continue reading.
Have you taken the Early Learning GPS Infant Quiz?
Early Learning GPS (Guiding Parents Smoothly) can help parents set the right course for their child's success in kindergarten and beyond. Parents respond to 10 questions about their child's development and learning. There are no wrong answers, but there are helpful resources a the end of the quiz!
Patrica Yoder, from Chester County's Health Department
Patricia Yoder RN, BSN, MSN, received the 2019 Tenacious Caregiver Administrator Award at the Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) National Symposium on September 18, 2019. The award is given to professionals who exemplify an extraordinary commitment to first-time moms and to the NFP model of service. NFP is a program that cultivates supportive relationships between trained nurses and first-time, at-risk moms and their children. Please click here to read the rest of the article.
Lots to do with the West Chester Area Preschool Parents Group
Preschool families will have a smoother transition to the West Chester Area School District with the help of the Preschool Parents Group. The group offers free programs that provide educational and fun activities for preschool-age children and educational sessions for parents. Families are invited to attend any events that interest them. Click for more information.
Trunk or Treat
at the Arc of Chester County
The Arc of Chester County Preschool is hosting their second annual Trunk or Treat event Thursday, October 17 from 5:30 - 7:30. Free and open to the public, this event is being held onsite at 900 Lawrence Drive in West Chester.