Recently Dr. Joyce Miller climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro in an effort to raise money for scholarships for Erie’s Future Fund and increase awareness of the importance of high-quality early childhood education. Through the Northwest Institute of Research and additional fundraising, Joyce Miller was able to donate a total of $18,100 to Erie’s Future Fund.
Children from Early Connections’ Pre-K Counts classrooms were among the more than 500 children who attended the 6th Annual Pre-K Counts Awareness Day on May 28th. Nine Erie County Pre-K Counts programs took part in the event designed to increase awareness about the importance of quality Pre-K programs. The event held at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center included learning stations, nature-based hands on activities and more.
Children from Early Connections City Center enjoyed a morning of music and creative activities with national artists Project Trio on March 25th. Project Trio’s goal is to promote stress management and mental awareness to children through music.
Stephanie King, Director of Early Connections West Side, was selected as an Afterschool Ambassador by the Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool Youth Development Network (PSAYDN). In collaboration with the Education Policy and Continue reading
Early Connections was honored to receive the 2014 Bracken Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Governance Continue reading
Early Connections-West Side was presented with the Bright Star Award, Continue reading