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    FORMULA FOR SUCCESS

    Ready Program + Ready Families + Ready Schools + Ready Communities = Ready Children

    BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    Jeff Wessner Chairperson

    Lisa Arant

    Vice-Chairperson

    Brian Regnier Treasurer

    Anne Lorady Secretary

    Directors Ann Beaver

    Andrea Feathers John Gleisner

    Kathleen Hoffmann Margaret Jaeger Ashley Landon

    Roseanne Raring Christine Reedy

    Amanda Schuettler Diane Sturm

    2016-2017

    Jeff Wessner Chairperson

    Lisa Arant

    Vice-Chairperson

    Brian Regnier Treasurer

    Anne Lorady Secretary

    Directors Ann Beaver

    Andrea Feathers John Gleisner

    Kathleen Hoffmann Margaret Jaeger

    Roseanne Raring Christine Reedy

    Amanda Schuettler Diane Sturm

    FOUNTAIN SPRINGS CENTER Kimberly Good, Site Supervisor/Coach Amy Wahalec, Family Advocate Lisa Yanek, Teacher

    MAHANOY CITY CENTER Beth Thomas, Teacher Caitlin Briggs, Assistant Teacher Danielle Streisel, Assistant Teacher

    POTTSVILLE CENTER Maggie Maskerines, Teacher POTTSVILLE JOHN S. CLARKE CENTER Karen Lenard, Teacher

    MISSION STATEMENT

    We work with families and the community to provide high quality, comprehensive early childhood education, with an emphasis on family involvement and

    Families Head Start PreK Counts Child Care Early Intervention Community

    Again, I cant say enough about this program. My granddaughter will possess a lot more tools entering kindergarten in the fall than she would have had otherwise. Continue the great work!

    ~ Angel Cassera Schuylkill Haven Center

    SAINT CLAIR CENTER Julie Fufla, Teacher Mark Mamrosh, Teacher

    SHENANDOAH CENTER Selena Gamez, Nutrition Aide

    TAMAQUA CENTER Jill Nilsson, Assistant Teacher Jennifer Puckette, Assistant Teacher

    ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE Lori Spotts, ERSEA Manager

    ~ Melinda Towers Fountain Springs Center

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    FORMULA FOR SUCCESS

    Ready Program + Ready Families + Ready Schools + Ready Communities = Ready Children

    READY PROGRAM

    Achieved Keystone STAR 4 Designation highest level of quality standards in PA (561 children served)

    Head Start Federal Review - CLASS AssessmentScores in Top 10% of the country

    Approved - Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program

    Runner-up Ted Daniels Community Development AwardNortheastern PA Nonprofit & Community Center for the Schuylkill SMILES Project

    ACCOMPLISHMENTS

    COMMUNITY ASSESSMENT SUMMARY

    ENROLLMENT HEAD

    START PA PREK

    COUNTS

    Funded Enrollment 366 165

    Actual Enrollment 423 173

    Average Monthly Enrollment 100% 100%

    Turnover 13% 5%

    Attendance 87% 90%

    Eligible Children Served 75% 7%

    Transition to Kindergarten 54% 67%

    ~ Shannon Roskosky Pottsville John S. Clarke Center

    This is a

    Violet has learned so

    She learned how to be a good

    friend and how to be safe and

    responsible. She is ready for

    kindergarten and gets one-on-one

    help with her speech. We feel

    very lucky that shes able to be a

    part of Child Development.

    ~ Angela Swoyer Pottsville Center

    I am very grateful for this program! I have

    seen such an improvement in my sons decision

    making, manners and confidence!

    Thank you for all you do!

    ~ Susan Blymire Tamaqua Center

    In Schuylkill County, 7711 children under the age of 5 are at moderate to high risk for school failure and less than one third

    childhood education programs. 70% of our children live in

    and 21% live in households at or below 100% of the federal poverty guidelines. (Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learn-ing Reach and Risk Report) Child Developments Head Start, PreK Counts, and child care sites are located in communities (Ashland, Mahanoy City, Pottsville, Saint Clair, Schuylkill Ha-ven, Shenandoah, and Tamaqua) with the greatest needs.

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    FORMULA FOR SUCCESS

    Ready Program + Ready Families + Ready Schools + Ready Communities = Ready Children

    Program and Pension Audits were completed with no findings.

    No areas of non-complianceOffice of Head Start, PA PreK Counts, and Head Start State On-Site Monitoring Reviews

    4.9% of Funding for Administrative Costs 95.1% of Funding for Direct Services to Children and Families

    EXPENDITURES AND BUDGET

    INDEPENDENT AUDIT AND MONITORING REPORTS

    PUBLIC AND PRIVATE FUNDING

    Head Start (Federal) $2,948,886 (38%)

    CCIS (Federal & State) $2,259486 (29%)

    PreK Counts (State)

    United Way (Local)

    $72,498 (1%)

    Fund Raising 15,683 (0%)

    Inter-Program Income $37,908 (1%)

    Local Grants/EITC $11,250 (0%)

    Child Care/Tuition/ Fees/Other (State)

    $166,951 (2%)

    Child Care Subsidy $169,284 (2%)

    Head Start Supplemental (State)

    $349,272 (5%)

    Program, Health & Transportation 2,74,697 (36%)

    Salaries & Benefits $3,55,213 (44%)

    Office Supplies $66,686 (1%)

    Travel & Training $105,167 (1%)

    Professional Fees $164,493 (2%)

    Miscellaneous $36,477 (0%)

    Insurance 20,338 (0%)

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    FORMULA FOR SUCCESS

    Ready Program + Ready Families + Ready Schools + Ready Communities = Ready Children

    READY CHILDREN

    CHILD OUTCOMES PROGRESS

    SUMMARY REPORT FOR PROGRAM YEAR 2015-2016

    HEAD START 219 (26% w/disability)

    PA PREK COUNTS 98 (17% w/disability)

    October 2015

    May 2016

    October 2015

    May 2016

    13% 82% 13% 84%

    6% 78% 8% 79%

    1% 71% 8% 84%

    27% 86% 29% 83%

    8% 79% 12% 76%

    Social and Emotional Development 22% 93% 17% 87%

    Physical Development and Health 26% 88% 27% 90%

    Approaches to Learning 14% 80% 19% 81%

    FOUR YEAR OLDS

    The Final Child Outcomes Progress Report for children transitioning to kindergarten includes 219 Head Start children and 98 PA PreK Counts

    ing the Work Sampling Assessment. 26%

    PARENT SURVEY RESULTS Kindergarten Survey:

    Lilah is doing wonderful things, like writing her first and last name, rhyming words, and sounding out words! I am very proud of her and thankful for the time the teachers spend with her. Thank you!

    ~ Amanda McGuire Mahanoy City Center

    Alazays speech has improved greatly. Miss Tina and Miss Kim have helped me with problems with the older child and steered me in the right direction to help solve them. I feel all the staff care and are very helpful.

    ~ Gina Petrylak

    Shenandoah Center

    HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT OUTCOMES

    HEAD START

    PA PREK COUNTS

    100% 100%

    Physical Exams and Immunizations Up-to-Date 94% 93%

    Chronic Health Conditions Identified 16% 15%

    Speech/Language Disabilities Identified 9% 13%

    Developmental Disabilities Identified 17% 8%

    All Disabilities Identified 32% 23%

    Early Intervention Services Received 100% 100%

    Growth Assessed in Key Developmental Areas 68% 66%

    Proficiency Assessed in Key Development Areas 82% 83%

    Emotional/Behavior Disabilities Identified 6% 3%

    ~ Linda Kranch Mahanoy City

    Center

    I love this Child

    Development program. Its wonderful!

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    FORMULA FOR SUCCESS

    Ready Program + Ready Families + Ready Schools + Ready Communities = Ready Children

    READY FAMILIES

    parent education for

    school readiness

    emergencies and crises

    obtaining child care

    affordable housing

    transportation

    mental health

    substance abuse preven-

    tion and treatment

    prevention of child abuse

    and neglect

    Assist and support families with:

    domestic violence

    English Language Learners (ELL)

    job training

    child support assistance

    medical and dental homes

    health insurance

    financial planning

    PARENT AND FAMILY ENGAGEMENT

    Family Engagement Opportunities

    FAMILY ENGAGEMENT OUTCOMES HEAD

    START PA PREK

    COUNTS

    Number of Families 387 163

    100% 100%

    Volunteered in and/or made a donation to their childs center/classroom

    82% 72%

    100% 100%

    100% NA

    Received at least one family supportive service 100% 100%

    Registered their children for kindergarten 95% 100%

    READY SCHOOLS

    Family/Child Orientation Days

    Classroom Volunteers

    Special Center Activities

    Leadership Opportunities

    Committee Officers

    Policy Council

    Board of Directors

    Health Advisory Committee

    Positive Solutions for Families Classes

    , developmental and behavior and follow-up

    ~ Michelle Flail Saint Clair Center

    Program is always beneficial to our new incoming students at John S. Clarke.

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    FORMULA FOR SUCCESS

    Ready Program + Ready Families + Ready Schools + Ready Communities = Ready Children

    589 community members volunteered in the Program

    Nurse Family Partnership, Maternal and Family Health Services (WIC) to ensure families receive supportive services

    Schuylkill Intermediate Unit #29 to screen, evaluate and deliv-er early intervention services to children

    Families Learning Together to address family literacy, adult and early childhood education, including obtaining a GED

    Schuylkill County Drug and Alcohol Prevention-Schuylkill Prevention Partnership to provide a parent education program - Positive Solutions for Families

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