PCHP in the News

  • PCHP Board Member Hillary Frommer Visits Chile Site

    PCHP Board Member Hillary Frommer recently had the opportunity to visit the Fundacion Ninos Primeros PCHP site in Santiago, Chile. She had the pleasure of meeting Amelia, one of the site’s first graduates, and her mother Victoria. Hillary was honored to be welcomed into Victoria and Amelia’s home, and was delighted to watch Amelia play…Read More

  • Hot Chocolate Time!

    What better drink is there in the winter than hot chocolate?! Make some hot chocolate together with your children. Explain the steps, and have them help measure the chocolate and stir it into the milk. If you have them, let them count how many marshmallows they want. Then while drinking hot chocolate together, read one…Read More

  • The Suffolk Times, 1/8/18   2017 Educator of the Year: PCHP Coordinator Sarah Benjamin

      With books and toys in hand, Sarah Benjamin strides into the homes of Southold Town residents with a smile on her face. Ms. Benjamin works with families, usually with preschool-aged children, to help prepare both parents and kids for the start of kindergarten through the North Fork Parent Child Program. Run through Community Action…Read More

  • Fall 2017 School Readiness Forum

    An exploration of new ideas to prevent the K-12 Achievement Gap       Keynote “Poverty, School Reforms, and the Role of Early Childhood Interventions” Chris Cerf, Superintendent of the Newark Public Schools     Panel “Rethinking the Achievement Gap: Insights from the Field” Ian Rowe, CEO, Public Prep, Moderator Shael Polakow-Suransky, President, Bank Street…Read More

  • The Seattle Times, 1/3/18   300 more Seattle-area families to join program that helps them teach their toddlers

    The United Way of King County recently awarded $1.5 million to expand a program that helps low-income parents teach their toddlers using educational books and toys. About 1,000 low-income families in Seattle and King County were enrolled last year in a home-visiting program that helps parents prepare their toddlers for kindergarten. Now, with a boost…Read More

  • Barre Gazette, 11/23/17   Parent child program incorporates books and play

    A great piece from the November 23, 2017 issue of the Barre Gazette about the Fitchburg/Barre Parent-Child Home Program, serving families in Athol, Petersham, Templeton, Gardner, Fitchburg, Barre, Hardwick, Oakham, Hubbardston and New Braintree.