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Your View: Head Start enrollment drops: ‘Where are the children?’

March 19, 2021

Research has shown us, over the last 35 years or more, that quality early childhood education makes a significant difference in the future success of young children. The early education investment for children in poverty, like those in Head Start, demonstrates even greater impact, with numerous long-term studies confirming that children who have the benefit […]

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Letter from Paula J. Margraf, CEO/President

August 4, 2020

Dear Friends of Community Services for Children, In the last four months, Community Services for Children has been startled and then shaken by the events unfolding in the world around us! Beginning March 14, 2020, we said an abrupt goodbye to the thousands of parents and children we were engaged with across Northeastern PA, as […]

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Interview with CSC Lead Teacher, Jamie Kemmerer

August 4, 2020

When Community Services for Children made the difficult decision to shut down our buildings as a precaution to keep staff, children, and families healthy, it was certain to everyone that there was a need to develop a new way to communicate with those who depend on us. As CSC’s CEO and President Paula Margraf shared, […]

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Head Start Alumni Scholarship Recipients

August 4, 2020

Community Services for Children is proud to announce this years’ recipients of the 2nd Head Start Alumni Scholarship. This scholarship was designed to award graduating seniors who are pursuing higher education and previously participated in a Head Start program. According to the National Head Start Association (NHSA), children who participated in Head Start have continued […]

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Partnerships Make the Difference!

August 4, 2020

City Center Investment Corporation and Community Services for Children continue to grow and expand their successful partnership! Beginning in 2018, City Center, with the leadership of JB Reilly, President and CEO, made possible the first of its kind “Learning Hub” to allow Head Start of the Lehigh Valley to expand its programming, and serve 110 […]

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