Early Education Programs

 

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Join other parents and explore how your baby can grow, learn, and thrive.

  • FREE and open to expectant parents or guardians in Northumberland, Snyder and Union Counties
  • Please no more than two direct caregivers/parents are permitted.
  • Giveaway bags offered with resources for you and your baby.
  • All session are held at Evangelical Community Hospital
  • Registration is required and sessions are led by childcare professional Lynn Fiedler.

Spaces are limited. Please click on the link below to register today.

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GSVUW is your Parents as Teachers affiliate in Sunbury!  

Parents as Teachers is an evidenced-based model empowering families to be the best first teacher for their child(ren). 

  • Our parent educators provide a one hour, once a month home visit with activities in parent-child interactions, development centered parenting and family well-being. 
  • We also host monthly group meetings around town, focusing on many topics centered around the needs and interests of the families we serve.   

The families can be prenatal mothers and families with children up to and including five years old.  This program is delivered at no cost to the families.  

Fill out the contact form below for more information or to register. 

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Wee Read

An early literacy program facilitated by volunteers from United Way's Early Childhood Education Impact Council, with support from United Way staff, that allows volunteers to read and give books to children in the local W.I.C. (Women, Infants, Children) offices in Lewisburg, Selinsgrove and Sunbury.

Program coordinator, Janice Adair, is a retired Reading Specialist and Learning Support Teacher and worked in the Shikellamy School District for 33 years.

One of the reasons that I became a teacher is that my father could not read or write,” says Adair. “He severely struggled when he was learning to read and he quit school in third grade. My grandparents didn’t value education. I had a wonderful dad and I saw how hard every day life can be when you can’t read or write,” she adds.