Join us on April 7th at the 12th Annual Success By 6 Early Learning Expo!

Success By 6 12th Annual Early Learning Expo-1








This is a FREE fun event for families with young children.  Event features quality early learning stations including activities and crafts, Face Painting by Emerald the Clown, a book for each child provided by Hooked On Books for Kids, resources for families and more! The goal of the Early Learning Expo is to provide parents of young children the opportunity to learn more about how children learn through everyday play, the importance of quality early childhood education and care programs, developing school readiness skills, and to learn more about available resources in Erie County.

Kindergarten Registration

Are you READY for your five year old to start school? Help local school districts prepare for next fall’s Kindergarten students by registering your child for KD this spring. Kindergarten registrations will be taking place throughout Erie County over the next few months. The cutoff for 5th birthday, documentation needed and registration process vary per district. Download Erie County Kindergarten Registration Information – Spring 2018 for registration dates, contact age cutoff dates, and contact numbers.

Thank you! UPMC Health Plan

Early Connections is very thankful to their partners, UPMC Health Plan, for donating $40,000 through the Neighborhood Assistance Program.  This funding will be used to provide high-quality curriculum in each of the Early Connections classrooms throughout Erie County, delivering the best early learning opportunities for children to become better prepared for success in school, and life.UPMC-NAP donation for curriculum check presentation Jan 2018
Pictured (L-R): Darlene Kovacs, Executive Director, Early Connections; Jenny Weigold Geertson, Senior Manager, Regional Community Relations and Marketing Operations, UPMC Health Plan; Michelle Harkins, Associate Executive Director, Early Connections.



Early Connections West Ridge
5739 West Ridge Road, Building C
Accepting enrollments for infants through preschool
Hours: Monday through Friday
7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
CCIS accepted
Tuition assistance for eligible families
Call 835-8105 for more information.