Week of the Young Child 2016

PA State Reps Read to Kids

Photos by Patricia Canavan,

Rep. Steve Samuelson with children at Reibman HallState Representative Steve Samuelson of Pennsylvania's 135th legislative district helped the young students at Northampton Community College's Reibman Hall Children's Center celebrate the Week of the Young Child on April 11. On April 15, State Representative David Parker of the 115th District read to kids the Hannig Family Children's Center. The representatives both read aloud the 2016 PA One Book selection, Kite Day: A Bear and Mole Story by Will Hillenbrand

Week of the Young Child is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).  The purpose of this celebration is to focus public attention on the needs of young children and their families and to recognize the early childhood programs and services that meet those needs. Rep. David Parker