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The Provider Press

September 21, 2010

The Provider Press is a state funded newsletter published ten times a year by CSC. It supports improving the quality of child care by providing state-of-the-art information for child care professionals, as well as national, state and local news and current events. It is distributed to more than 1800 regulated child care facilities and local […]

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New Members Join Board

September 21, 2010

Community Services for Children is pleased to announce two new members joining the Board of Directors for three-year terms, David Rabaut and Keith Boroch. David Rabaut, PhD, had more than 25 years’ experience in United Way before retiring recently. He began his career at the Community Services Council in Philadelphia in information systems and then […]

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CSC Promotes Healthy Marriages

September 21, 2010

The US Office of Family Assistance recently awarded CSC with a $254,000 grant to work with 150 low-income married couples whose children are enrolled in CSC’s Early Head Start/Head Start program to enhance marriage skills. This award follows on the heels of CSC’s successful model project called Family Formation and Development, which helped unmarried couples […]

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Pat Levin to be honored with Donley Award

September 21, 2010

The CSC Board of Directors recently announced Pat Levin, founder of Community Services, as the 2006 Donley Award honoree. Pat will receive the award at the 11th Annual Children’s Gala and Auction, November 4, 2006, at Northampton Country Club. Pat has been executive director of CSC for 34 years. She has received numerous awards and […]

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Head Start Children Excel

September 21, 2010

Outcome results from CSC’s Head Start 2005/2006 school year clearly indicate that children excel. The vast majority of students who complete the program will enter school prepared to learn and succeed. The process for determining success begins with each child being assessed in seven learning domains. After each child is assessed, an individualized development plan […]

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Early Reading First Website Launched

September 21, 2010

Last year, the US Dept of Education awarded Community Services for Children a grant use researched-based curriculum to improve the language skills of children from families who speak little to no English. The results to date are very encouraging. Lehigh University’s College of Education is a partner in the project, working to evaluate outcomes of […]

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CSC Receives Early Reading First Grant

September 21, 2010

The US Department of Education selected CSC during a highly competitive process for a $3.5 million Early Reading First grant. These grants are available through Project LEARN – Literacy Education And Readiness Now, intended to prepare children to enter kindergarten with the skills necessary for reading success. A major focus of CSC’s program will be […]

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Your Gift Keeps on Giving

September 21, 2010

Your Gift Keeps on Giving Your financial gift helps our children and families in many ways: Expands and replaces books, toys, and educational materials in our unique Family Library Provides dental care for children in need Offers outstanding learning opportunities through the arts Adds to literacy training for children and their families Ensures that our […]

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Education 2010 Honored

September 21, 2010

This year, CSC honors Education 2010! with the Inez and Edward Donley Award for Children’s Advocacy. Currently composed of 12 leading business executives, Education 2010! was founded by Mr. Edward Donley in 2004. The purpose of the organization was for business leaders to come together to address economic development in relationship to the economic viability […]

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Ghost Hunters

August 22, 2010

Win a chance for two to participate in a Ghost Hunt at the Sun Inn in Bethlehem, September 11, 2010. This is not a tour. It’s an actual ghost hunting experience as seen on TV led by the Lehigh Valley RIPA (Research & Investigation in Paranormal Activity). Rendezvous at the Sun Inn, 564 Main St, […]

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