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Paula Margraf, CSC CEO & President, Recognized as Head Start Advocate of the Month

October 18, 2019

Paula Margraf, CSC CEO & President, was recognized by the National Head Start Association as the Head Start Advocate of the Month for October 2019. Congratulations Paula! NHSA published the following article in their NHS happenings email this month.           Head Start practitioner Paula Margraf consistently goes above and beyond as […]

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CSC CEO Paula Margraf to participate in ELEVATE Early Learning for Every Child Discussion – Hosted by Congresswoman Susan Wild

September 25, 2019

Date: Sep. 30, 2019 Time: 6:00pm Location: Resurrected Life Community 144 North 9th Street Allentown, PA 18102 Join the Congresswoman and an esteemed panel for a discussion on the promise and challenges of delivering quality early education and childcare for all children in PA-7. Rep. Wild invites panelists to discuss the importance of early childhood education, gaps in preschool […]

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PBS39’s Chloe Nouvelle visited The Learning Hub – City Center to learn more about Summer Start

August 16, 2019

Click the link below to see the PBS39 coverage of Summer Start program, a collaboration between CSC, Allentown School District, and PBS educational resources – made possible with funding by Air Products. https://www.wlvt.org/blogs/lehigh/ready-to-learn/  

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Community Services for Children Receives PNC Foundation Grant – $50K grant supports STEM and arts program enhancements

July 31, 2019

Community Services for Children is pleased to announce it has received a $50,000 grant, payable over two years, from the PNC Foundation in support of PNC Grow Up Great®, a bilingual $500 million, multi-year initiative to help prepare children from birth to age 5 for success in school and life. The grant will help provide […]

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Pennsylvania Fiscal Year 2019-2020 budget includes investments to early learning and spending plan for federal funds

July 8, 2019

  Governor Tom Wolf signed a budget last week that included the following: Increased Pre-K Counts investment: $25 million Increased investment in Head Start Supplemental Assistance Program: $5 million Increased investment in home visiting programs: $5 million Decreased state investments in Child Care Services and Child Care Assistance from fiscal year ’18-’19: -$36 million Allocation […]

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