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National Organizations


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Afterschool Alliance: COVID-19

To help afterschool and summer learning programs through the re-opening process, we've curated a number of resources, guides, and examples. From acquiring funding to finding staff and mobilizing parents in your community, we can equip your program with the strategies and guidance to make COVID relief opportunities work for your kids.
1101 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA

American Academy of Pediatrics

The Pennsylvania Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (PAAAP) believes in the potential of all children and considers children our most enduring and valuable legacy. This not-for-profit educaional organization of approximately 2,300 pediatricians is dedicated to promoting the health and well-being of children and the value of pediatric practice.
1400 N. Providence Road, Suite 4000, Media, PA 19063

Caring For Our Children PDF

Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL)

The Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) is a national resource center for disseminating research and evidence-based practices to early childhood programs across the country. CSEFEL is focused on promoting the social emotional development and school readiness of young children birth to age 5. To support this goal, we have developed a conceptual model of evidence-based practices for promoting young children's social emotional competence and preventing and addressing challenging behavior.

Mary Louise Hemmeter
Principal Investigator
Box 328 GPC, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203

ECE Shared Resources PA

ECE Shared Resources is an extensive online knowledge hub of tools and resources focused on supporting the needs of early childhood education and care professionals. Quick links to difficult to find state and federal regulations, samples and templates of policies and procedures, forms, toolkits, handbooks and more, all at the click of a mouse, help providers manage their programs more efficiently and effectively. The resources are created with the knowledge and expertise from early childhood education and care experts in 33 states resulting in high-quality, well vetted tools.

Foreign Degree Evaluation Reimbursement

The Pennsylvania Key will administer reimbursement stipends for foreign degree evaluations on behalf of the Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL). This stipend will cover any foreign transcripts that were processed through an evaluation service* since July 2019 and will cover up to $150.00 per evaluation per individual as long as funding is available. Click the link to learn more.

Global Family Research Project

The Global Family Research Project is the successor to the Harvard Family Research Project (1983-2016), which separated from the Harvard Graduate School of Education Jan. 1, 2017, and it is no longer affiliated with Harvard University. With our long history, we have an established track record in defining and advancing the fields of family, school, and community engagement.

Heather Weiss
Founder and Director /
89 South St Ste 700, Boston, MA 02111, USA

National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC)

NAFCC supports and leverages a nationwide network of providers and partners in expanding and promoting the power of family child care, by connecting practice, policy, and research. We promote quality reflective of diverse, dynamic early childhood professionals and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children in home-based settings.


National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

NAEYC promotes high-quality early learning for all children, birth through age 8, by connecting practice, policy, and research. We advance a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.

1-800-424-2460 / 1-202-232-8777
NAEYC Headquarters, 1401 H Street NW - Suite 600, Washington DC 20005

Partnership for Food Safety Education

Today, the Partnership continues to steward the Fight BAC!® campaign, developing a food safety education program that draws on up-to-date, scientifically-based recommendations and an extensive consumer research process. The Partnership maintains Fight BAC!® materials fully accessible online at its website and these materials are utilized by a growing national network of consumers, teachers, dietitians, public health officials, and extension agents across the United States.

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World Education Services: International Credential Evaluation

World Education Services (WES) is a 501(c)3 non-profit social enterprise dedicated to helping international students, immigrants, and refugees achieve their educational and career goals in the U.S. and Canada. WES evaluates international educational qualifications, supports the integration of immigrants into the workforce, and provides philanthropic funding to immigrant-serving organizations. Since 1974, WES has provided credential evaluations to nearly 3 million individuals from more than 200 countries.

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