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Week of the Young Child

This week is the Week of the Young Child, an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). This week was created in 1971 in order to focus the public’s attention to the early … Continue reading

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The Importance of Early Childhood Education

I had a great opportunity last week to attend the PNC Grow Up Great Advisory Council meeting. It’s hard to believe that PNC Grow Up Great is celebrating its 10th anniversary of programming. I wanted to share with you some … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Week of the Young Child

Last week I had the honor of attending PNC Grow Up Great’s tenth anniversary in Chicago. This week marks the Week of the Young Child.  Both of these events focus public attention on the needs of our children under 5 … Continue reading

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See Amazing In All Children – Sesame Street Style

On World Autism Day Sesame Workshop announced its latest initiative “See Amazing in All Children.” Partnering with Autism Speaks, this new venture will aim to increase understanding, reduce stigma and demonstrate the commonalities that children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) … Continue reading

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What’s the ROI on Early Childhood Education?

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” ~ Nelson Mandela. Did you know that at risk children who don’t receive a quality early education are: 25% more likely to drop out of school … Continue reading

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Emergency Preparation: Are We Ready?

The wind whipped through the trees, rain pelted the windows and I wondered how prepared our families are for an unusual weather occurrence. Living in Erie, PA, we seldom consider disaster preparedness. Snow storms dumping two feet of snow are … Continue reading

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PNC Promotes Early Education

In a previous blog, I discussed the critical importance of quality early childhood education for our young children.  As we transition from summer to a new school year, I want to bring to your attention the leadership role PNC, one … Continue reading

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