Pennsylvania Early Learning keys to QualityThe NW Regional Key collaborates with regional early learning and school-age partners to support positive outcomes for children.

Pre K Counts is an initiative to build and strengthen pre-kindergarten partnerships.

United Way of Erie plays a unique role both as a leader in the health/human services sector.

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News and Events

Pre-K Counts – AM & PM Openings at EC-Westside

Are you looking for a quality Pre-K experience for your child? Early Connections-West Side currently has openings in both the morning and afternoon Pre-K Counts classrooms. Wrap care can be provided as well.  Pre-K Counts is a FREE Read the rest of this entry »

Earn Your CDA! Online Child Development Associate Course Starts March 5

Registration now underway for the Spring 2014 Online CDA course.  Read the rest of this entry »

Erie Community Foundation-Erie County Gaming Revenue Authority Grant Award

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Early Connections Receives Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations (PANO) Accreditation

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Early Connections is proud to be able to display this Seal of Excellence awarded by the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations.  Early Connections was recently awarded accreditation under the Standards for Excellence® program, Read the rest of this entry »

Community Happenings

PA One Book 2015 – Calling All Volunteer Readers & Reading Locations!

sam_coverThe annual One Book Every Young Child Campaign is underway! The 2015 book selection is Number One Sam, written and illustrated by Greg Pizolli.You are invited to participate in the One Book Campaign by Read the rest of this entry »

Kinship Care Winter Gathering – Saturday Feb 7th

The Kinship Care Winter Gathering is a FREE event for grandparents and other family caregivers raising children.  The Winter Gathering will take place Saturday, February 7th from 9:30am to 12:30pm at Crossroads Community Baptist Church, 5827 Old French Road. Breakfast refreshments will be provided. The event includes speakers for the adults, children’s activities and childcare.

 Pre-Registration is needed by February 2, 2015.  Registration form and additional event details -Kinship Care Winter Gathering – Feb 7 2015

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