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1 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today State of the State: Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today The State of Early Learning in Pennsylvania February 2013

2 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today Access to quality early education for Pennsylvania’s young children can: Reduce public costs for special education, public assistance prisons and health care High quality pre-kindergarten can decrease special education rates by 50% and grade repetition by 33% Source: Pew Center on the States

3 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today Facilitate job growth Every dollar Pennsylvania invests in early childhood programs generates $1.06 in the local economy through local hiring and purchasing local goods & services. Source: America’s Edge

4 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today Effectively prepare students for new workforce demands 63% of jobs in the next decade will require some post-secondary education. “Help Wanted: Projections of Jobs and Education Requirements through 2018,” Center on Education and the Workforce, Georgetown University, June 2010.

5 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today More than half of PA’s young children children at risk of school failure

6 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today 38% of PA’s children under 5 served

7 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today Children making progress, entering Kindergarten ready to succeed

8 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today Children succeeding in kindergarten and beyond Pottstown School District

9 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today 9 Harrisburg School District

10 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today Families making solid choices for their children’s early learning

11 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today Families engaged in their children’s early learning 96% of parents use information on their child’s performance to support their child’s learning at home OCDEL Family Survey, ,000

12 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today Families gaining access to high quality early learning programs

13 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today Why has Pennsylvania improved? High quality, coordinated programs to best serve families Providing high quality services early for the greatest impact Aligning early childhood education with K-12 for lifelong achievement Embracing accountability for results

14 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today OCDEL’s mission The Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) promotes opportunities for all Pennsylvania children and families by building systems and providing supports that help ensure access to high quality child and family services. The office is a joint initiative between the Departments of Education and Public Welfare.

15 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today OCDEL programs Child Care Certification Child Care Works Children’s Trust Fund Early Head Start Early Intervention Head Start Healthy Families America Keystone STARS/ PA Early Learning Keys to Quality Parents as Teachers Parent-Child Home Program Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts Nurse-Family Partnership Public-private partnerships

16 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today Effective teachers and leaders Early Childhood Education Career Lattice Professional Credentials Supports to earn credentials and degrees

17 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today Quality early learning environments 320 children at risk of expulsion remained in quality STARS programs thanks to Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation

18 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today Specialized supports and technical assistance The odds of a STARS provider advancing a STAR level is 4.3 times greater when they receive STARS Technical Assistance than when they do not.

19 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today Providing high quality services early for the greatest impact Nearly 5,000 infants and toddlers who received Early Intervention services in no longer required these services by the end of the year

20 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today Aligning early childhood education with K-12 for lifelong achievement Pennsylvania is one of few states to include pre-kindergarten in its Common Core Standards

21 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today Embracing accountability for results 95% STARS Designator reliability in Increase in classroom assessments for quality High reliability among staff designating STAR levels

22 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today Governor’s Budget Proposal for Living within our means has put Pennsylvania back on solid financial footing Time to reinvest in successful programs serving those in need No new taxes

23 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today Governor’s Budget Proposal for Total Budget Amount $28.4 billion $679 million increase (2.4%)

24 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today Governor’s Budget Proposal for Serve additional families in: Child Care Works Subsidized Child Care Program – Expanding services to 123,275 children (monthly average), an addition of approximately 1,400 children from low- income waiting list. Early Intervention – Expanding to reach 87,885 children (36,390 infants and toddlers and 51,495 preschoolers) by adding 1,500 preschoolers.

25 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today Governor’s Budget Proposal for Serve additional families in: Head Start Supplemental – Expanding services to reach 5,205 children, an addition of 210 children. Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts – Expanding services to reach approximately 11,930 children, an addition of 580 children.

26 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today Governor’s Budget Proposal for Sustain services for children in: Keystone STARS – Sustaining services to more than 179,285 children and increasing investment in Rising STARS, making it possible for programs to achieve higher STAR levels and serve more at-risk children.

27 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today Governor’s Budget Proposal for Sustain services for children in: Nurse-Family Partnership – Sustaining to reach more than 5,000 children and families.* Parent-Child Home Program – Sustaining services to reach more than 190 children and families. *Additional children served through federal Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visitation (MIECHV) funding

28 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today Proposed “Passport to Learning” block grant $1 billion over four years, beginning in Funded through privatization of state stores Ready by 3 – enriching K- 3 rd grade, including full-day kindergarten School safety Individualized learning STEM initiatives

29 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today References in Governor’s proposed budget Listed below are the appropriations by Department and the page number on which you can find these appropriations in the Governor’s budget proposal. The full document is available online at OCDEL programs can be found in the Governor's Executive Budget on pages: DPW programs E.37.6, E.37.7, E.37.9, E37.12, E37.34, E37.35, E37.40 PDE programs E15.4, E15.9, E15.10, E15.11, E15.18

30 > Tom Corbett, Governor Ronald Tomalis, Secretary of Education | Beverly Mackereth, Acting Secretary of Public Welfare Early Learning in Pennsylvania Today Children served, , est and Governor’s proposed


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