Virtual Exhibit Hall

2018 Virtual Exhibit Hall

updated 9/26/2018


PNC Bank

PNC Grow Up Great® helps children from birth through age five develop a passion for learning that lasts a lifetime — and can help set them on a path to success



Keystone one of the largest writers of child care centers in the nation, with a network of local insurance agents across Pennsylvania. From complex insurance solutions to risk management, employee benefits and financial services, Keystone provides specialized expertise while helping agents to remain independent.

Milton Hershey School

Founded by chocolate industrialist Milton S. Hershey and his wife Catherine in 1909, MHS provides a first-rate independent school, home and community for children Pre-K through grade 12 at no cost to families.

Wilkes University

Wilkes University is a private college located in Northeastern, Pennsylvania. Wilkes has both undergraduate and graduate education degrees to offer.


Lakeshore Learning Materials

Lakeshore provides early childhood programs with a wide range of products that support school readiness and align to the Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework. From Early Head Start to Head Start and beyond, were ready to promote the success of all children.


Aetna Better Health

Aetna Better Health of Pennsylvania and Aetna Better Health Kids provide health benefits and manage care for people enrolled in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Medicaid and CHIP Programs.

Allegheny Intermediate Unit

Storytime STEM-packs integrate science, mathematics, and engineering activities into children’s literature. Each includes a popular children’s book, all the materials needed for an engaging STEM activity, and a facilitator guide that makes connecting the story to the STEM activity easy.

Becker’s School Supplies

Becker’s offers a full line of quality educational materials, furnishings, equipment, and playgrounds for child care programs and schools serving children in the early years. For over 90 years, Becker’s has been known for providing exceptional service and customer care.

Benchmark Education Co.

Ready to Advance includes 10 comprehensive units based on interconnected topics and concepts blending social-emotional experience with academic learning. The research-based curriculum is grounded in the understanding of how young children learn.

Carnegie Science Museum

Carnegie Science Center supports STEM capacity of early childhood educators with classroom resources, professional development, and hands-on programming.

ChildCare Careers, LLC

ChildCare Careers (CCC) is the largest staffing firm dedicated to the child care field. CCC provides fully qualified and pre-screened teachers, assistant teachers and site directors to child care centers, preschools, and before & after school programs on a temporary and permanent basis.

Childcraft – A School Specialty Company

Early Learning furniture manufactured in PA for over 70 years. Early Learning materials, supplies and curricula that correlate to OCDEL learning standards and to the 21st Century Safe School concept.

ChildPlus Software

ChildPlus is the most powerful and user-friendly software that allows users to quickly enter information, generate reports, create custom forms/letters and manage their caseload, plus much more! To learn more about ChildPlus, visit for more information.

Community Playthings

Makers of quality wood furniture and toys for infant, toddler, preschool and kindergarten environments.

Discount School Supply

Discount School Supply searches the world for innovative, developmentally appropriate products for young children in the classroom and childcare setting. We are careful to choose products which are manufactured to be safe, sturdy and reliable.

Discovery Toys

Guaranteed educational toys, books, games & puzzles for all ages

Early Learning Resource Centers

Pennsylvania’s Early Learning Resource Centers (ELRCs) provide a single point-of-contact for families, early learning service providers, and communities to gain information and access services that support high-quality child care and early learning programs.

Epilepsy Western/ Central PA

By providing supports and services, Epilepsy Western/Central PA endeavors to improve the quality of life for persons with epilepsy/seizure disorders and to dispel the myths, stigmas, and misunderstandings associated with it.


EZCare software is used by thousands of childcare centers, preschools, and school-age programs. EZCare streamlines administrative tasks, simplifies scheduling and attendance and manages your enrollments. It is also a complete fee management system that makes billing and payments a snap.

First Quality Products

Manufacturer of Adult, Youth, and Baby disposable incontinence products

Frog Street

Frog Street is an early childhood education company, equipping educators with research-based curriculum and best-in-class professional learning.

Grand Canyon University

Grand Canyon University is Arizona’s premier private Christian university helping students find their purpose by offering over 200 academic programs and world-class learning experiences. Visit

Gratz College


Hatch Early Learning

Hatch® has been transforming the lives of young children with technology and classroom materials since 1984. For more information, visit

HINGE Brokers

HINGE Brokers is the nation’s leading expert in private early education real estate and business development. We offer a full spectrum of services – delivering solutions to help child care owners build a stronger foundation and grow more efficiently.

Kaplan Early Learning Company

Kaplan is a leader in the field of early care and education, we bring to market innovative curricula, cutting edge assessments, teacher resource materials, and professional development opportunities to early childhood and elementary school educators, caregivers, and parents.

Keystone Kids Go!

Keystone Kids Go! is an initiative in Pennsylvania focused on improving young children’s nutrition and physical activity. The initiative is targeted towards early childhood practitioners from childcare, Head Start, early intervention, family literacy, and pre-kindergarten programs.

Learning Genie

Software App for Assessment, Family Engagement, Portfolios and more.

Lintons Food Service Management

Lintons delivers wholesome and nutritious meals to Early Learning Centers. Lintons understands menu compliance for CACFP & NSLP. Timely daily delivery of all meals directly to your facility. Additional services include: Grocery Delivery, Food Service Management, & Environmental Services.

myKidzDay, LLC

myKidzDay is a premier provider of mobile communication app that helps child care centers track attendance for CCIS reimbursements, build enrollment, enhance communication with parents, send electronic daily reports, pictures, newsletters, reminders, etc. directly to parent’s phones.


Northampton Community College

NCC’s Center for Early Childhood Education (accredited by NAEYC) prepares teachers and leaders with the evidence-based knowledge to support young children in their growth and development, designed to inspire and prepare students to create and sustain art-based, inclusive programs.

Novick Brothers Corporation

Full-service food distribution partner for child care

One Book, Every Young Child

I will be sharing information on early literacy, family engagement, and the One Book, Every Young Child program.

PA Professional Development and Technical Assistance Network

Regional Contacts for Professional Development and Technical Assistance in PA.  Stop by and visit staff from Community Services for Children, Public Health Management Corp., Child Care Consultants Inc., Keystone Research Corp/Northwest Institute of Research and YMCA Greater Pittsburgh.


PA Project LAUNCH promotes young child wellness from birth to age 8 by addressing all aspects of child development in a comprehensive, integrated manner. LAUNCH strives for a vision of young child wellness, shared among state & local networks, to coordinate & integrate child-serving systems.

Pennsylvania Department of Health

The Pennsylvania Newborn Hearing Screening and Intervention program seeks to assure that all newborns are screened for hearing loss within the first 30 days; are diagnosed within three months; and receive prescribed treatment or intervention services within six months of birth.

PA Treasury Department

PA Treasury will promote the PA 529 College Savings Program, PA ABLE Program, and the Keystone Scholars Program to interested attendees and explain the benefits Treasury’s programs offer to residents throughout the Commonwealth.

PACCA/Pennsylvania Child Care Association

As a statewide, nonprofit, membership organization serving the early care and education industry for more than 40 years, PACCA’s leaders and members share a commitment to providing high-quality child development and early learning opportunities to children in programs across the Commonwealth. PACCA’s members operate over 1,800 center, group and family child care programs employing over 25,000 staff and caring for over 140,000 children aged birth through school-age.

Parent Education & Advocacy Leadership (P.E.A.L.) Center

Parent Education & Advocacy Leadership Center educates and empowers families to ensure that children, youth, and young adults with disabilities and special health care needs, lead rich, active lives as full members of their schools and communities.

Pennsylvania Association for the Education of Young Children

Professional Membership and Advocacy Org Affiliate of NAEYC

Pennsylvania Head Start Association

The Pennsylvania Head Start Association (PHSA) is a non-profit membership organization. PHSA is an advocacy organization for Head Start programs, families, staff, and administrators in Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Key

The Professional Development (PD) Registry is a technology system that supports and validates professional achievements for early learning professionals. The PD Registry encourages professional growth through supports, tools, and resources to grow a stronger workforce.

Play with a Purpose

Play with a Purpose offers pre-schools and other institutional settings the best assortment of gross motor and active-play products.


We are your partner in PLAY… a full-service Recreational Construction Company providing Commercial Playground Equipment, Shade, Shelters, Site Amenities, Educational Play, Musical Play, Nature Play, Safety Surfacing and Borders in an effort to expand and promote the importance of PLAY!

Playgrounds Etc. LLC

Playground equipment and Outdoor Classrooms

POWER Library (HSLC)

POWER Library provides online resources and services for Pennsylvanians with a focus on reading, literacy, and information. These resources are provided by the PA Department of Education/Office of Commonwealth Libraries.

Pre-K for PA

The Pre-K for PA campaign is a coalition of organizations, individuals, and advocates working tirelessly to make pre-k a priority in gubernatorial and legislative elections, advocating increased access to high-quality pre-kindergarten for all Pennsylvania’s 3- and 4-year olds.

Saint Francis University Adult Degree and Continuing Studies

Saint Francis University Adult Degree & Continuing Studies (ADCS) program offers you a degree from a respected, established institution in Central Pennsylvania. Our programs are affordable and are available in accelerated formats. ADCS gives you the option of completing some degrees entirely online or taking evening/weekend classes in Cambria, Blair, and Centre counties.

Shippensburg University

Higher Education

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® PENNSYLVANIA Scholarship Program/PACCA

The T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® PENNSYLVANIA Scholarship Program works with early childhood providers, colleges, and child care staff to offer scholarship programs and support systems that improve the education and compensation of child care workers.

Teaching Strategies

Teaching Strategies provides the most innovative and effective curriculum, assessment, professional development, and family connection resources to programs serving children from birth through third grade.

The Seltzer Group

The Seltzer Group provide a wide array of services. These include a complete range of business insurance policies, risk management, an employee wellness service, human resources, safety, employee benefits. We also help with business succession and retirement planning, and workers’ comp administration programs.

TK’s Toy Box, Inc.

Educational, Entertaining, Brand Name Toys, Games, Books & Gifts at Wholesale Prices. Creator/Distributor of the Within Me Now line of Dolls & Books which teach Positive Psychology through PLAY!

UPMC for Kids

The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) brought to you by UPMC for Kids has been made available to all uninsured children and teens (up to age 19) through Pennsylvania Governor Edward Rendell’s Cover All Kids Initiative. Regardless of family income.