Representative Dan Miller of the 42nd Legislative District in Allegheny County and the Pittsburgh Association of the Education of Young Children (PAEYC) will co-host an evening of presentations and discussion to prepare parents for choosing a high-quality, early learning program for their children ages birth to five years.
On Monday, February 13 from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m., parents are invited to St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church at 933 Brookline Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA, 15226 for, Early Learning 101 to learn about:
- Markers of quality Pre-K and early learning programs;
- Potential financial assistance;
- Advocacy campaigns such as Pre-K for PA to expand access and affordability;
- Early intervention services;
- And much more!
Speakers will include: Sarah Byrne-Houser and Lissa Geiger Shulman from PAEYC; and Dr. Susan Sams from DART (Preschool Early Intervention), Allegheny Intermediate Unit (AIU). Representatives and enrollment specialists from local, high-quality early learning programs will also be available including: Crafton Children's Corner; Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center, Inc. (COTRAIC) Head Start; Pittsburgh Public Schools, and Seton Center.
This is a FREE, family-friendly event and pizza will be provided. For more information contact Rep. Miller’s office at: 412-343-3870 or visit www.pahouse.com/miller.
The Pittsburgh Association for the Education of Young Children (PAEYC) works to support high-quality care and education for young children from birth until age nine across 10 counties in southwestern Pennsylvania. PAEYC provides professional development, community resources and advocacy for the needs and rights of children, their families and the individuals who work with them.