State Organizations

 

Better Kid Care

1-800-452-9108 / 1-814-863-0339

2182 Sandy Dr #204, State College, PA 16803, USA

Better Kid Care provides evidence-informed professional development to early care and education and youth development professionals to improve the quality of their care and educational practices.

Early Childhood Education Linkage System (ECELS)

Nancy Alleman, BSN, Rn, CRNP

Lead T/TA Coordinator

1-800-243-2357 / 484-446-3003

1400 N Providence Rd, Media, PA 19063, USA

The mission of ECELS is to improve the quality of early childhood education and school age child care programs.

Education Law Center

215-238-6970

1800 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA

The Education Law Center’s mission is to ensure access to a quality public education for all children in Pennsylvania. We pursue this mission by focusing on the most underserved students: children living in poverty, children of color, children with disabilities, children in the foster care and juvenile justice systems, children experiencing homelessness,  English learners, LGBTQ and gender-nonconforming students – and many who are at the intersection of these identities.

PA Promise for Children

Pennsylvania's Promise for Children, known as PA Promise, is a campaign to help families make good choices about their child's early learning and choose quality learning programs that are right for their family. The Pennsylvania Office of Early Learning and Development (OCDEL) is the primary partner in PA Promise.

Pennsylvania Child Care Association (PACCA)

1-717-657-9000

20 Erford Rd, Lemoyne, PA 17043, USA

The Pennsylvania Child Care Association (PACCA), a statewide non-profit organization, exists to be a strong and effective advocate for high-quality early care and education (ECE) programs, and to give leadership and support to those organizations that assist the ECE community, families, and children in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center (PIRC)

1-717-600-8099

294 Pleasant Acres Rd, York, PA 17402, USA

The Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center (PIRC), a non-profit organization founded on the belief of equal access to justice, works to protect immigrants’ rights to freedom and opportunity in the United States and save the lives of the most vulnerable immigrants and their families.  PIRC provides free, effective legal representation, legal counsel, education, and advocacy to help immigrants obtain or protect their legal status.

Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PATTAN)

610-265-7321

333 Technology Dr, Malvern, PA 19355, USA

PaTTAN's offices develop training courses, offer technical assistance, and provide resources to build the skills of intermediate unit and school personnel to support student achievement.

SharedSource PA

Rose Snyder

717-635-9026 Ext. 300

415 Market St, Harrisburg, PA 17101, USA

SharedSourcePennsylvania is a partnership of Pennsylvania Association for the Education of Young Children (PennAEYC), Delaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children (DVAEYC), Pittsburgh Association for the Education of Young Children (PAEYC), and Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC). The alliance promotes shared learning, efficient use of resources and quality improvement in ECE programs across the Commonwealth.