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from Assistant Executive Director Jessica Carter We can’t believe it’s May! This month, the Early Learning Program team continues its dedication to support our families through these difficult times. We have heard feedback that some families are craving more insight into the whys and hows of a...
Thank you to PIC's longtime friends and owners of West Philly's Metropolitan Bakery & Cafe, Jim and Marcy Lilly, for holding their annual Cindy Days last week! This year, Cindy Days, raised $1,000 for PIC's Cindy Fund. Jim and Marcy established Cindy Days in 2016 to celebrate Metropolitan's...
During PIC's closure due to COVID-19, teachers are keeping connected to families in so many amazing ways. See video below. Get ready for some pre-literacy play and dancing with PIC Teacher Cynthia Brown.
During PIC's closure due to COVID-19, teachers are keeping connected to families in so many amazing ways. See video below. As we navigate through an uncertain time of isolation, Kia is sharing inspiration through song. More from Kia: Good Food Power
During PIC's closure due to COVID-19, teachers are keeping connected to families in so many amazing ways. Falcons Teacher Ben Wasman gives an overview of percussion instruments. A member of a jazz ensemble at Penn, Ben shares his music and a wide variety of percussion instruments from his basement...
During PIC's closure due to COVID-19, teachers are keeping connected to families in so many amazing ways. Join Sunshines Teacher Cosmo Castaldi on a tour of his family's farm in California. (4 min)
from Assistant Executive Director Jessica Carter As we head into our sixth week away from PIC, our primary focus continues to be the social-emotional development of your children. We know this is an especially challenging time for children and families, as everyone is coping with individual at-home...
Here are some answers our families and friends may be looking for about our re-opening, staffing and staff support, tuition, supporting children, summer and fall for school age children, PIC sustainability and how you can help. How do we get in touch with PIC? Email is the best mode of communication...
The stability of PIC, as with the entire child care industry, is in jeopardy. It's time to tell your legislators that families with young children need professional high quality child care. The time to act is now and it's as easy as one click. Tell Governor Wolf and the General Assembly to include...
PIC reopened its doors to Early Learning staff and families on Monday July 6, 2020. PIC Summer Camp began on July 13, 2020. Here is PIC's COVID-19 Family Handbook All current guidebooks were updated Feb 2021 This handbook represents the work of our Reopening Task Force and the guidance of many...