provides a single point-of-contact for Montgomery County families, early learning service providers and community members looking to gain information and access services that support high-quality child care and early learning programs.
ELRC Region 17 can help families find the best child care for their children. They offer links to many services, including:
• Child Care Works, Pennsylvania’s child care subsidy program
• Keystone STARS, Pennsylvania’s quality improvement program for child care providers
• PA Pre-K Counts and Head Start
• Early Intervention Services
Through ELRC Region 17, child care professionals can obtain support in building quality outcomes for children by working with quality coaches to achieve Keystone STAR 3 and 4 status, building connections with community partners and supporting children and families in accessing additional services, such as PA Pre-K Counts, Head Start, home-visiting and Early Intervention.
The 2020 PA One Books have been selected! The birth to age 3 book is Freight Train and the age 3 to 5 book is Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!. Books may be ordered through the Scholastic FACE program or look for a copy at your local library. Included below are Fun Guides for each selection; just click on the picture. Visit paonebook.org for more information and let us know how your classrooms enjoyed the books!