Deidra Vachier promoted to VP, Early Childhood Development

November 3, 2016

Community Services for Children (CSC) recently promoted Deidra Vachier to the position of Vice President of Early Childhood Development.  She is responsible for the daily operations of CSC’s Pre-School Division, including Head Start, Early Head Start, Pre-K Counts and several other early education programs.  Most recently, she was the Director of Early Education, responsible for […]

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Child Care STAR Ratings

October 25, 2016

According to the Northeast Regional Key, 11 early learning and school-age child care programs made improvements to achieve the highest state quality STAR 3 and 4 ratings from Keystone STARS between July and October 2016. Keystone STARS quality standards build upon health and safety requirements already regulated by the Department of Human Services. Administered by […]

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Elaine Donoghue joins CSC Board

October 12, 2016

The Board of Directors of Community Services for children recently elected Elaine Donoghue, MD, to the Board. Dr Donoghue is the Vice Chair for Medical Education in the Department of Pediatrics at the Lehigh Valley Health Network. She helped to establish the LVHN Pediatric residency program in 2012. She is an academic general pediatrician who […]

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Paula Margraf elected new CEO

October 12, 2016

On September 21, 2016, the Board of Directors of Community Services for Children (CSC) elected Paula J. Margraf as their fourth CEO/President since its founding in 1981.   Previous to her election as CEO, Mrs. Margraf served as Executive Vice President of CSC and Director of Head Start/Early Head Start for the organization. She oversaw […]

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Pat Levin named Distinguished Daughter of PA

October 12, 2016

Patricia W. Levin, former Executive Director of Head Start of the Lehigh Valley and founder of Community Services for Children (CSC), recently received the Distinguished Daughter of Pennsylvania award. The award is presented annually by the Governor and First Lady to a limited number of outstanding women in honor of their outstanding service in their […]

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CEO Walker elected to chamber council

February 18, 2016

Michael A. Walker, Esq, President and CEO of Community Services for Children (CSC), was recently elected to serve on the board of the African-American Business Leaders Council of the Lehigh Valley Chamber. The Council’s mission is to establish an economic presence and enhance the intellectual capital of the African-American community through education, support, cultural awareness […]

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Da Vinci Science Center and Marci Ronald UW Exec win Donley

February 8, 2016

On April 21, 2016, Community Services for Children will present the Inez and Edward Donley Award for Children’s Advocacy to Lin Erickson, Executive Director of the DaVinci Science Center and Marci Ronald, Executive Vice President, United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley. The event takes place at DeSales University Center at noon. Tickets are $50. […]

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PPL Supports Technology Lab for Pre-K

February 8, 2016

The PPL Foundation recently awarded $40,000 to Community Services for Children (CSC) to supports its highly successful Literacy Technology Labs. The award supports 240 low-income children attending Head Start and Pre-K Counts at two of CSC’s preschool locations in Allentown. “Literacy skills are essential to success,” said Michael A. Walker, Esq, CEO and President of […]

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PPL Exec Joins CSC Board

February 8, 2016

Christopher Cardenas, MBA, Vice-President, Customer Services at PPL recently joined the Board of Directors of Community Services for Children. Cardenas joined PPL over a year ago and oversees the customer facing functions and processes for regulatory programs, energy efficiency, contact centers, revenue operations, field resources, customer experience, customer service operations, work force management and resource […]

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Dean Rex Joins Board

January 29, 2016

The Board of Directors of Community Services for Children welcomes Judith Rex, PhD, RN, BC, to the board for a three year term.  Dr. Rex is the Interim Dean, Allied Health and Sciences and Director of Healthcare Education at Northampton Community College.  Dr. Rex earned her doctorate in Human Development from Marywood University. She holds […]

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