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Examining the Status of Non-Traditional Child Care in Pennsylvania

A new study by Research for Action, a Philadelphia-based nonprofit organization that seeks to use research as the basis for the improvement of educational opportunities and outcomes, is an early, exploratory dive into Pennsylvania’s non-traditional child care field. As the number of jobs that require non-traditional work schedules (evenings, weekends,…

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Investing in the Workforce of Today & Tomorrow: Commissioners in Action

Commissioners participated in a panel discussion at the 2019 Early Learning Economic Summit, focusing on business-led initiatives targeting early learning issues in communities across the state. Moderated by CEO Emerita & Senior Advisor of WITF Public Media, Kathleen Pavelko, the panel was comprised of the following commissioners: Jack Brennan, Chairman…

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Growing Tomorrow’s Economy Means Investing in Child Care Today

The Pennsylvania Early Learning Investment Commission, in partnership with ReadyNation, released a report outlining new research that shows that inadequate infant and toddler child care imposes substantial and long-lasting consequences in Pennsylvania. The research is featured as part of a new report entitled, “Growing Tomorrow’s Economy Means Investing in Child…

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