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Head Start Director heads to UCLA

May 7, 2015

Pamela Bratspies Cho, Director of Child Development Services for Head Start of the Lehigh Valley, was recently selected through a national competitive application process to attend an intense two-week UCLA/Johnson & Johnson Head Start Management Fellows Program in Los Angeles. The Head Start – Johnson & Johnson Management Fellows Program provides a unique opportunity for […]

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Ervin Awarded Champion of Children

April 21, 2015

The Pennsylvania Early Learning Investment Commission (ELIC) recognized Jane Ervin, CEO/President of Community Services for Children, with its Champion of Children Award at its April 15th annual conference in Harrisburg. The Champion of Children Award is given each year in recognition of someone who has supported investment in early childhood education by increasing awareness, encouraging […]

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Head Start LV Earns Top Ranking

March 13, 2015

Community Services for Children’s Head Start/Early Head Start of the Lehigh Valley is the newest “Program of Excellence” designee recognized by the National Head Start Association (NHSA). This designation is earned only by the top performers and leaders in Head Start and Early Head Start. These programs consistently demonstrate excellence in program management and service […]

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Weis Markets donates $5K for Innovative Literacy Lab

February 26, 2015

Community Services for Children (CSC) recently received $5,000 from Weis Markets in Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) funding in support of its innovative Literacy Lab program. “We are so appreciative of Weis Market’s community support. This is the building block for successful high school graduation and an educated workforce,” said Jane Ervin, chief executive officer […]

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Are you a former or a parent of a Head Start Student? We want to hear your story!

February 26, 2015

Head Start will be celebrating it’s 50 year anniversary in 2015 and we would like to highlight the accomplishments of families who have attended Head Start of the Lehigh Valley. Head Start alumni have gone on to become successful business leaders, artists, politicians and role models for others in the community. As part of our […]

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National Penn donates $10k for scholarships

February 26, 2015

Community Services for Children (CSC) recently received $10,000 from National Penn in Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) funding in support of its early education scholarships. “We are so appreciative of National Penn’s leadership in supporting early education. This is the building block for successful high school graduation and an educated workforce,” said Jane Ervin, CEO/President […]

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PPL donates $120K for scholarships

December 29, 2014

Community Services for Children (CSC) recently received $120,000 from PPL in Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) funding in support of its early education scholarships. “We are so appreciative of PPL’s leadership in supporting early education. This is the building block for successful high school graduation and an educated workforce,” said Jane Ervin, CEO/President of CSC. […]

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Pediatric Cancer Fdn, Bev Bradley new Donley Awardees

December 29, 2014

On April 17, 2015, Community Services for Children will present Michelle Zenie, Executive Director of the Pediatric Cancer Foundation, and Beverly Bradley with Cops n Kids with The Inez and Edward Donley Award for Children’s Advocacy. The event takes place at DeSales University Center at noon. Tickets are $50. Sponsorships are available. Given for the […]

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Capital BlueCross Supports Literacy Lab

November 5, 2014

Community Services for Children (CSC) recently received $12,500 from Capital Blue Cross in Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) funding in support of its innovative Literacy Lab program. “We are so appreciative of Capital BlueCross’s leadership in supporting early education. This is the building block for successful high school graduation and an educated workforce,” said Jane […]

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PNC supports STEM training

November 5, 2014

PNC recently gave a $10,000 grant to Community Services for Children (CSC) to expand its role in providing high quality science, technology, engineering and math (“STEM”) education to children in prekindergarten. CSC will use the grant to provide training for prekindergarten teachers so they are better able to help young children learn methods, vocabulary, and […]

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