Bucks County Leaders Host Pre-K for PA August 20 at Local Preschool, Stress the Need for Access to Pre-K

Hear the report by KYW News Radio’s Mike Dougherty:

Philadelphia, PA— On Wednesday, August 20Pre-K for PA joined County Commissioners Rob Loughery and Diane Marseglia, as well as other Bucks County leaders and educators, at the Emilie Christian Day School in Levittown, a STAR 4 pre-k program, to highlight the importance of high-quality pre-k in preparing children for kindergarten and beyond.

As parents and educators prepare for the first day of kindergarten, Pre-K for PA is holding a series of “Back to School” events at preschools across Pennsylvania to underscore the need for every 3- and 4-year-old in the commonwealth to be ready for kindergarten through access to high-quality pre-k.

WHAT:
Bucks County local elected officials and educators visit preschool class during “back to school” time, highlighting importance of state investment in high-quality pre-k.

WHO:
County Commissioner Rob Loughery
County Commissioner Diane Marseglia
Alison Sheridan, Director of Emilie Christian Day School
Pat Miller, Chair of Bucks County Quality Child Care Coalition
Jodi Arnold, Kindergarten Teacher, Neshaminy School District
Colleen Stahl, K-2 Literacy Specialist, Neshaminy School District
Representatives from Pre-K for PA

WHEN:           Wednesday, August 20, 2014, at 10:45 a.m.

WHERE:         Emilie Christian Day School, 7300 New Falls Road Levittown, PA 19055

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Pre-K for PA is an issue campaign supported by individuals and organizations across Pennsylvania who believe that investing in our children is the right choice and an urgent necessity.  Our vision is that every 3- and 4-year-old in Pennsylvania will have access to high-quality pre-k. We will not endorse nor oppose candidates, but rather we will advocate on behalf of this vision for Pennsylvania’s children, schools and communities.

 

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