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January 28, 2021

Raising Readers Together Club: Virtual Sessions

About

Families and community partners come together weekly for an hour of fun and relaxing conversation about the power of early reading experiences for young children. Families experience conversations, interactive storytelling, and shared reading opportunities with their children.

Due to COVID-19, the Raising Readers Together Club is being held virtually via Zoom. Wednesday sessions are suitable for tweens and teens. Thursday sessions are suitable for children ages five years old and under.

To register, please submit the online registration form.

Featured Books

Wednesday Sessions: Tweens and Teens

    • January 13 – February 3: “Twins” by Varian Johnson and Shannon Wright
    • February 10 – March 3: “Guts” by Raina Telgemeier

Thursday Sessions: Ages Five and Under

    • January 14: “Another” by Christian Robinson
    • January 21: “Be You” by Peter H. Reynolds
    • January 28: “Scribble Stones” by Diane Alber
    • February 4: “The Princess and the Pea” by Rachel Isadora
    • February 11: “An African Alphabet” by Eric Walters
    • February 18: “Regina’s Big Mistake” by Marissa Moss
    • February 25: “In My Heart” by Mackenzie Porter
    • March 4: “ABC of African American Poetry” by Ashley Bryant

More Information

For questions or to register, contact Cynthia Battle at 412.567.1304 or cynthia@tryingtogether.org. Learn more about the Homewood Early Learning Hub and Family Center on the Trying Together website.

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January 27, 2021

Raising Readers Together Club: Virtual Sessions

About

Families and community partners come together weekly for an hour of fun and relaxing conversation about the power of early reading experiences for young children. Families experience conversations, interactive storytelling, and shared reading opportunities with their children.

Due to COVID-19, the Raising Readers Together Club is being held virtually via Zoom. Wednesday sessions are suitable for tweens and teens. Thursday sessions are suitable for children ages five years old and under.

To register, please submit the online registration form.

Featured Books

Wednesday Sessions: Tweens and Teens

    • January 13 – February 3: “Twins” by Varian Johnson and Shannon Wright
    • February 10 – March 3: “Guts” by Raina Telgemeier

Thursday Sessions: Ages Five and Under

    • January 14: “Another” by Christian Robinson
    • January 21: “Be You” by Peter H. Reynolds
    • January 28: “Scribble Stones” by Diane Alber
    • February 4: “The Princess and the Pea” by Rachel Isadora
    • February 11: “An African Alphabet” by Eric Walters
    • February 18: “Regina’s Big Mistake” by Marissa Moss
    • February 25: “In My Heart” by Mackenzie Porter
    • March 4: “ABC of African American Poetry” by Ashley Bryant

More Information

For questions or to register, contact Cynthia Battle at 412.567.1304 or cynthia@tryingtogether.org. Learn more about the Homewood Early Learning Hub and Family Center on the Trying Together website.

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January 21, 2021

Raising Readers Together Club: Virtual Sessions

About

Families and community partners come together weekly for an hour of fun and relaxing conversation about the power of early reading experiences for young children. Families experience conversations, interactive storytelling, and shared reading opportunities with their children.

Due to COVID-19, the Raising Readers Together Club is being held virtually via Zoom. Wednesday sessions are suitable for tweens and teens. Thursday sessions are suitable for children ages five years old and under.

To register, please submit the online registration form.

Featured Books

Wednesday Sessions: Tweens and Teens

    • January 13 – February 3: “Twins” by Varian Johnson and Shannon Wright
    • February 10 – March 3: “Guts” by Raina Telgemeier

Thursday Sessions: Ages Five and Under

    • January 14: “Another” by Christian Robinson
    • January 21: “Be You” by Peter H. Reynolds
    • January 28: “Scribble Stones” by Diane Alber
    • February 4: “The Princess and the Pea” by Rachel Isadora
    • February 11: “An African Alphabet” by Eric Walters
    • February 18: “Regina’s Big Mistake” by Marissa Moss
    • February 25: “In My Heart” by Mackenzie Porter
    • March 4: “ABC of African American Poetry” by Ashley Bryant

More Information

For questions or to register, contact Cynthia Battle at 412.567.1304 or cynthia@tryingtogether.org. Learn more about the Homewood Early Learning Hub and Family Center on the Trying Together website.

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January 20, 2021

Raising Readers Together Club: Virtual Sessions

About

Families and community partners come together weekly for an hour of fun and relaxing conversation about the power of early reading experiences for young children. Families experience conversations, interactive storytelling, and shared reading opportunities with their children.

Due to COVID-19, the Raising Readers Together Club is being held virtually via Zoom. Wednesday sessions are suitable for tweens and teens. Thursday sessions are suitable for children ages five years old and under.

To register, please submit the online registration form.

Featured Books

Wednesday Sessions: Tweens and Teens

    • January 13 – February 3: “Twins” by Varian Johnson and Shannon Wright
    • February 10 – March 3: “Guts” by Raina Telgemeier

Thursday Sessions: Ages Five and Under

    • January 14: “Another” by Christian Robinson
    • January 21: “Be You” by Peter H. Reynolds
    • January 28: “Scribble Stones” by Diane Alber
    • February 4: “The Princess and the Pea” by Rachel Isadora
    • February 11: “An African Alphabet” by Eric Walters
    • February 18: “Regina’s Big Mistake” by Marissa Moss
    • February 25: “In My Heart” by Mackenzie Porter
    • March 4: “ABC of African American Poetry” by Ashley Bryant

More Information

For questions or to register, contact Cynthia Battle at 412.567.1304 or cynthia@tryingtogether.org. Learn more about the Homewood Early Learning Hub and Family Center on the Trying Together website.

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January 14, 2021

Raising Readers Together Club: Virtual Sessions

About

Families and community partners come together weekly for an hour of fun and relaxing conversation about the power of early reading experiences for young children. Families experience conversations, interactive storytelling, and shared reading opportunities with their children.

Due to COVID-19, the Raising Readers Together Club is being held virtually via Zoom. Wednesday sessions are suitable for tweens and teens. Thursday sessions are suitable for children ages five years old and under.

To register, please submit the online registration form.

Featured Books

Wednesday Sessions: Tweens and Teens

    • January 13 – February 3: “Twins” by Varian Johnson and Shannon Wright
    • February 10 – March 3: “Guts” by Raina Telgemeier

Thursday Sessions: Ages Five and Under

    • January 14: “Another” by Christian Robinson
    • January 21: “Be You” by Peter H. Reynolds
    • January 28: “Scribble Stones” by Diane Alber
    • February 4: “The Princess and the Pea” by Rachel Isadora
    • February 11: “An African Alphabet” by Eric Walters
    • February 18: “Regina’s Big Mistake” by Marissa Moss
    • February 25: “In My Heart” by Mackenzie Porter
    • March 4: “ABC of African American Poetry” by Ashley Bryant

More Information

For questions or to register, contact Cynthia Battle at 412.567.1304 or cynthia@tryingtogether.org. Learn more about the Homewood Early Learning Hub and Family Center on the Trying Together website.

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January 13, 2021

Raising Readers Together Club: Virtual Sessions

About

Families and community partners come together weekly for an hour of fun and relaxing conversation about the power of early reading experiences for young children. Families experience conversations, interactive storytelling, and shared reading opportunities with their children.

Due to COVID-19, the Raising Readers Together Club is being held virtually via Zoom. Wednesday sessions are suitable for tweens and teens. Thursday sessions are suitable for children ages five years old and under.

To register, please submit the online registration form.

Featured Books

Wednesday Sessions: Tweens and Teens

    • January 13 – February 3: “Twins” by Varian Johnson and Shannon Wright
    • February 10 – March 3: “Guts” by Raina Telgemeier

Thursday Sessions: Ages Five and Under

    • January 14: “Another” by Christian Robinson
    • January 21: “Be You” by Peter H. Reynolds
    • January 28: “Scribble Stones” by Diane Alber
    • February 4: “The Princess and the Pea” by Rachel Isadora
    • February 11: “An African Alphabet” by Eric Walters
    • February 18: “Regina’s Big Mistake” by Marissa Moss
    • February 25: “In My Heart” by Mackenzie Porter
    • March 4: “ABC of African American Poetry” by Ashley Bryant

More Information

For questions or to register, contact Cynthia Battle at 412.567.1304 or cynthia@tryingtogether.org. Learn more about the Homewood Early Learning Hub and Family Center on the Trying Together website.

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December 4, 2020

Early Literacy Virtual Conference

Are you interested in learning actionable strategies for teaching the five pillars of reading, especially in distance and hybrid learning environments? Join Learning Ally on December 4, 2020 for the “Early Literacy Virtual Conference.”

About

Join Learning Ally on December 4 for a full day of early literacy professional learning featuring keynote speakers Kai-leé Berke and Barbara Steinberg, in addition to 12 other experts. By attending, professionals will:

    • Discover actionable strategies for teaching the five pillars of reading, especially in a distance or hybrid learning environment.
    • Understand the milestones in early literacy development so you can better meet the needs of all your students.
    • Learn what it means to be intentionally anti-biased and culturally relevant when teaching literacy in a diverse classroom.
    • Connect with the experts and other educators to share first-hand experiences to drive lasting change in your teaching practice.

Registration

To register for the conference, visit the Learning Ally website. Attendees will be able to earn up to 16 Continuing Education (CE) hours live or on-demand through January 31, 2021.

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November 24, 2020

ECE Job Openings: 11/26 – 12/2

Are you looking to start or transition your career in the early childhood field? You’re in luck! Early learning programs in Pennsylvania are currently looking to fill positions. To view this week’s featured job descriptions, see the list below.

Featured Jobs

Education Program Supervisor

 The Children’s Home is seeking a Full-Time Education Program Supervisor for Child’s Way, a child care center for medically fragile children. This professional will be responsible for the supervision of all educational activities led by the teachers and will be a resource for teachers as well as families. This professional will also be responsible for ensuring that developmentally appropriate programming is provided for children, optimizing their growth and development.

To apply, complete the online application.

Infant and Toddler Teacher

Love, Learn, and Play is looking to hire an Infant and Toddler Teacher who is able to work Monday through Friday. This professional will be responsible for coordinating the curriculum and managing a fun classroom.

To apply, email llpchildcaredirector@gmail.com.

 


Submit a Job Description

Each week, Trying Together publishes a news post that features employer-submitted job positions from early learning programs across Pennsylvania. Trying Together shares these posts online through our website, social media channels, and newsletter. To make it into next week’s post, please submit the Child Care Provider Job Post Submission Form no later than Tuesday, December 1.

This form is intended for positions in the early childhood field. Job descriptions not related to the early childhood field will not be included. All job descriptions submitted after December 1 will be published in the next week’s news post. Please note that news post publication dates may vary due to state and federal holidays. For questions, contact Lainey Yockey at lainey@tryingtogether.org.

 


 

Search Additional Jobs

Are you interested in starting or shifting your career in early childhood care and education? Visit the ECE Hire website or sign up for their weekly newsletter for current job listings and helpful tips on interviewing, resumes, and more. To stay up to date on our featured positions and more, follow us on Facebook and subscribe to our newsletter.

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November 19, 2020

ELRC Region 5 Office to Close November 23

Due to rising COVID-19 cases and the stay-at-home advisory in Allegheny County, the Early Learning Resource Center (ELRC) Region 5 downtown office on Wood Street will be closed to the public beginning Monday, November 23.

About

On November 18, a stay-at-home and stop social gatherings public health advisory was issued by the Allegheny County Health Department. Due to this advisory and the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Allegheny County, ELRC Region 5 will close its downtown office to the public.

The downtown and satellite offices will remain closed through December 31, 2020. ELRC Region 5 staff will continue to provide high-quality customer service via phone and video conferencing.

More Information

For more information, read this news post from ELRC Region 5.

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November 6, 2020

2020 VOICE for Children Awards Celebration

To protect the health and safety of their honorees and guests, the  Pennsylvania Association for the Education of Young Children (PennAEYC) has decided to host their 2020 VOICE for Children Award Celebration on Friday, November 6 as a virtual event.

About

PennAEYC recognizes the critical role advocacy plays in high-quality early learning settings and celebrates those who speak on behalf of Pennsylvania’s children. As the voice for early care and learning, community advocates play an important role in assuring all Pennsylvania’s children get the start that they deserve in school and in life.

The VOICE for Children Award is the only statewide award in Pennsylvania recognizing the grassroots leaders whose work impacts the quality of care for young children. Now in its 10th year, the VOICE Award celebrates not only individual award recipients, but the early childhood profession. Join PennAEYC in celebrating grassroots advocates and individuals who demonstrate extraordinary commitment and innovation to support high-quality early childhood across Pennsylvania.

Registration

To register, visit the event webpage. For questions or more information, call 888.272.9267.