Articles Categorized: Education

Play & Learn Hatboro Hosts Legislative Round Table

Play & Learn Hatobro was pleased to host a recent legislative round-table focused on early childhood education in PA. Facilitated by ReadyNation, a non-profit policy advocacy group, and The Pennsylvania Early Learning Investment Commission, the round-table discussion explored the gaps in our local child care system and discussed the range of benefits that high-quality centers can have for infants and toddlers, working families, employers and communities on the whole. As one of only 39% of child care providers in Pennsylvania meeting high-quality standards, Play & Learn is proud to be engaging in this vital effort to advance quality child care ... More

Play & Learn Aims High and Succeeds

Play & Learns’ Norristown location rose to an elite level amongst Pennsylvania child care centers today by receiving its designation as a STAR 4 center, as part of the state-endorsed Keystone STARS program, an initiative of the Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL). Montgomery County, PA currently has 439 licensed child care programs, of which only 71 have earned a STAR 4 rating according to OCDEL. The Keystone STARS program seeks to improve, support and recognize the continuous quality improvements efforts of early learning programs in Pennsylvanian. To achieve a STAR 4 rating, Norristown Play & Learn went ... More

Mayor Visits Royersford Play and Learn Center

The Royersford Play and Learn Center has been hosting mystery readers all month in celebration of Read Across America, a national movement to motivate children to read. We were fortunte to have Jenna Antoniewicz, Mayor of Royersford stop by and spend time reading to the children. She brought her favorite book, The Gingerbread Man Loose at the Zoo by Laura Murray to share in hopes of exposing the children to new literature and sparking a love of reading at an early age. An initiative of the National Education Association (NEA,) Read Across America is celebrated annually on March 2, the ... More
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