Early Childhood Education Majors Attend ELEVATE

Event featured PA Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera and Congresswoman Susan Wild

Early childhood education majors taking Professor Melenese Sivells’s early childhood profession class attended the “Elevate Early Learning for Every Child,” a panel discussion that included Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera and Congresswoman Susan Wild, on September 30.

The panelists discussed gaps in preschool availability, the challenges of accessing quality, reliable child card in Pennsylvania’s “child care deserts,” and actions being taken on the state and federal level to ensure every child in the district is afforded a quality start to their education.