2016 VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL

In addition to offering up to 21 hours of professional development, the 2016 Summit provided attendees access to over 60 exhibitors and vendors with the latest, most relevant products in the early childhood education field.

Thank you to the vendors and exhibitors for sharing your information and resources with this year’s attendees.

Becker’s School Supplies
shopBECKER.com
Early Childhood Equipment & Learning Materials

Bureau of Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
www.pawic.com
The Pennsylvania Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) has improved the nutrition and health of families in Pennsylvania since 1974. Through WIC, pregnant women, mothers, and caregivers of infants and young children learn about good nutrition to keep themselves and their families healthy!

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

ChildCare Careers
www.childcarecareers.net
CCC is the largest and fastest growing staffing firm dedicated solely to the child care field. Our large substitute staffing pool encompasses entry level aides, teachers to directors. All staff provided by CCC meet or exceed Licensing requirements and arrive on site with proven documentation.

Childcraft — Bronze Sponsor
www.childcraft.com
Early Childhood learning resources and furniture

ChildPlus
www.childplus.com
ChildPlus Software is dedicated to helping every Head Start stay up-to-date on OHS standards and requirements with its comprehensive Head Start management software.

Clarion University of PA
www.clarion.edu
There’s no limit to what you will learn inside a Clarion classroom. You just have to decide what it is that you will learn. Explore your program options today

Communicate & Connect/PHSA
www.paheadstart.org
The committee, as part of PHSA, is the component to provide education and facilitate membership. Committee members provide information on the value and multiple benefits of PHSA.

Community Playthings
www.communityplaythings.com
Community Playthings supplies solid wooden furniture and play equipment for the early childhood through school age classroom. New Outlast wooden equipment for the outdoors that will last.

Discount School Supply
www.discountschoolsupply.com
At Discount School Supply, we’re honored to serve you and we hope you enjoy your shopping experience. To make your job easier we offer you the widest selection, fast delivery and our 110% low price guarantee

Discovery Toys
www.discoverytoys.com/Peg
Discovery Toys offers unique educational toys, books, puzzles and games for all ages. They feature high quality, exceptional safety, durability, and FUN! Children learn through play, and these products are designed with layers of learning.

Diversified Foods Inc.
www.diversifiedfoods.com
Diversified Foods is the proud supplier of delicious Hershey, Dairy Pure and TruMoo brands of Shelf Stable Milk in both individual sized 8 ounce and family sized 32 ounce packaging. Produced with 12 months shelf life and requires no refrigeration until opened!

Environments/ Discount School Supply
www.environments.com
Environments equipment blends color, texture and natural woodtones to create inviting spaces for children

Epilepsy Foundation Western/Central PA
www.efwp.org
The Epilepsy Foundation Western/Central PA offers programs and services for children, adults and their families in a 49-county service area. With offices in Pittsburgh, Johnstown and Camp Hill, EFWCP leads the fight to stop seizures, find a cure and overcome challenges created by epilepsy

EZCare / SofterWare, Inc.
www.softerware.com
Serving early childhood educators for over 30 years, EZCare software is used by thousands of childcare centers, preschools, and school-age programs. It tracks attendance, manages enrollments and simplifies scheduling. It’s also a fee management system that makes billing and payments a snap.

First Quality
www.prevail.com
First Quality Products, Inc., brand name Prevail® & Cuties®, manufactures a full-line of high quality Disposable Adult and Baby & Youth Incontinence Products.

Frog Street Press, Inc.
www.frogstreet.com
As a company built by early childhood educators, we understand that childhood is a period of incubation. With so much to learn and such a short period of opportunity, we have made it our mission to help teachers and caregivers make the journey both joyful and purposeful.

Grand Canyon University
www.gcu.edu
Founded in 1949, Grand Canyon University is a private, Christian university that offers more than 160 academic programs and more than 100 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral online degrees.

GrapeSEED — Bronze Sponsor
www.grapeseed.com
GrapeSEED is a complete oral language acquisition and critical listening program that closes the achievement gap in language. Backed by educational research and proven results, it levels the playing field for children and is a game changer for schools.

Gratz College
www.gratz.edu
Gratz College offers a Master of Arts in Education degree with a concentration in Early Childhood Education designed for certified teachers who seek advanced study in contemporary pedagogy and educational issues and individuals who require coursework to meet licensure requirements.

Greene Bark Press Inc.
www.greenebarkpress.com
Children’s award winning hard cover picture and board books; building/stacking blocks; educational toys, cardboard games

Hatch Early Learning
www.hatchearlylearning.com
Hatch Early Learning transforms the lives of young children with technology and classroom materials that prepare them with essential skills to succeed in school and beyond. Hatch combines child-appropriate hardware with research-based content and individualized progress monitoring.

Kaplan Early Learning Company
www.kaplanco.com
Kaplan Early Learning Company is a leader in the field of early care and education; we bring to market innovative curricula, cutting edge assessments, teacher resource materials and valuable professional development opportunities to early childhood and elementary school educators.

Keystone — Bronze Sponsor
www.keystoneinsgrp.com
One of the largest writers of child care centers in the nation with a network of local insurance agents across Pennsylvania. Keystone enables our agents to provide customized coverage to fit your center’s needs. Qualifying centers may be eligible for a safety credit!

Keystone Kids Go!
www.panen.org/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.

Kid Start Supply
www.kidstartsupply.com
Welcome to KidStart Supply, your primary resource for early childhood and Head Start supplies. Our mission is providing developmentally appropriate resources that help the natural progression of a child cognitively, physically, socially and emotionally.

Lakeshore Learning Materials
www.lakeshorelearning.com
Since 1954, Lakeshore Learning Materials has been providing schools with innovative products, training and customized materials. Designed to meet state and national standards in early childhood and elementary education, our top-quality products are ideal for use throughout the curriculum.

Lifetouch Preschool Portraits
www.preschoolportraits.lifetouch.com
Lifetouch Preschool Portraits delivers studio quality, professional portraiture taken in a setting that makes each child feel comfortable and safe. We capture once-in-a-lifetime memories and offer a wide range of portrait products and options at affordable prices.

Luthercare for Kids — Building Blocks Sponsor
www.luthercare.org
We will be representing our Community Impact Partnership SAIL (Systems Aligned in Learning) that helps in home childcare providers learn the skills to get children 100% ready for Kindergarten!

Milton Hershey School
www.mhskids.org
Milton Hershey School is a cost-free, private, coeducational school. We offer state-of-the-art facilities, advanced technology and hundreds of extracurricular activities.

myKidzDay, LLC
www.mykidzday.com
Premier provider of Android & iOS mobile app to help child care centers and preschools build enrollment, increase profitability, gain marketing edge while being eco-friendly. Parents receive electronic daily reports, pictures, videos, documents, notifications etc. directly on smart phones.

Northampton Community College
www.northampton.edu
NCC is committed to quality, affordable higher education. We strive for accessibility, with courses scheduled at multiple campuses and locations during the day and evening, on weekends and online. You can choose from nearly 100 transfer and career programs leading to associate’s degrees, certificates and diplomas.

Novick Brothers
www.novickbrothers.com
Novick Brothers is a childcare food distributor.

Office of Child Development and Early Learning
www.dhs.pa.gov/citizens/childcareearlylearning/
Since its inception in 2007, the Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) has focused on creating opportunities for PA’s youngest children to develop and learn to their fullest potential, and ensure children and their families have access to high quality services.

One Book, Every Young Child
www.paonebook.org
The One Book, Every Young Child program highlights the importance of early literacy by focusing on one picture book each year. 2017 will be the twelfth year of the program.

Pennsylvania Child Care Association
www.pacca.org
Pennsylvania Child Care Association is a statewide membership organization representing the child care industry.

Pearson
www.pearsonclinical.com
Pearson Clinical Assessment offers innovative and comprehensive products and services to meet our customers’ needs. Every day we concentrate on merging innovation with quality test design to develop increasingly more effective tools for children, educators and clinicians.

PennAEYC
www.pennaeyc.org
Early Childhood Professional Association

PennSACCA
www.pennsacca.net
Professional Organization for Out-of-school time professionals

Pennsylvania Regional Keys
Mid State Region –childcareconsultants.org/scrk/
Northeast Region — cscinc.org/northeast-regional-key/
Northwest Region – nwregionalkey.org/
Southeast Region – seregionalkey.org/site/
Southwest Region – ywcapgh.org/programs/southwest-regional-key
The Pennsylvania Keys to Quality consists of a statewide PA Key and five Regional Keys and is a system of supports for Keystone STARS and other programs including: professional development independent Environmental Rating Scale (ERS) and community engagement and outreach.

Playgrounds, Etc.
www.playgroundsetc.net
Welcome to Playgrounds Etc., where you’ll always find high quality products and personal service. Located in Seven Fields, PA, we do it all from small to large projects. We specialize in preschool and early childhood playgrounds, and our products are always safe and fun!

Plusoptix, Inc. — Building Blocks Sponsor
www.plusoptix.com
Plusoptix, a world leader in vision screening technology since 2002, offers 3 models of vision screeners that are attractively priced. Plusoptix vision screeners are fast, easy to use, offer exceptional accuracy, are reimbursable and allow you to screen patients as young as 6 months old.

PNC Bank — Platinum Sponsor
www.pnc.com

Pre-K for PA
www.prekforpa.org
Pre-K for PA is a non-partisan issue campaign. Our goal is that by 2018, every at-risk child will have access to a high-quality pre-kindergarten program and middle-income families will more easily afford these services for their children. Please join our campaign community of nearly 15,000 supporters, 580 organizations, and over 100 Leadership Council members!

Richsoil Alliance
www.richsoilalliance.org
We are an alliance to promote healthy lifestyles.  We create a positive change within our communities by empowering the residents.  Our interactive programs demonstrate to everyone in the community how to take responsibility for themselves.

Saint Francis University
www.francis.edu/adcs
We offer a fully online AS, BS/BA and certification only program in Early Childhood Education geared toward working adults with a lower tuition, flexibility, and personalized advising. ECE program information, Dr. Glenna Zeak, ECE coordinator and Associate Professor, gzeak@francis.edu

Scholastic Education — Bronze Sponsor/Keynote Sponsor
www.teacher.scholastic.com/products/education/
Continuing to help schools and teachers inspire literacy and learning for all children with comprehensive literacy solutions that are connected to new standards and customizable for every educator.

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
www.ship.edu/pcde
Shippensburg University’s Office of Professional, Continuing and Distance Education (PCDE) collaborates with the academic colleges to develop, administer, and support courses, certificates, and degrees that address the professional development, continuing education, and service needs of south-central Pennsylvania.

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® PENNSYLVANIA
www.pacca.org/teach.html
Information on the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® PENNSYLVANIA Scholarship program. T.E.A.C.H. counselors will be available to answer your questions and discuss your higher education goals.

Teaching Strategies
www.teachingstrategies.com
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 Food Trust
www.thefoodtrust.org
The Food Trust’s mission is to ensure that everyone has access to affordable, nutritious food and information to make healthy decisions. The Food Trust’s comprehensive approach to improved food access combines nutrition education and greater availability of affordable, healthy food.

The Pennsylvania Key
www.pakeys.org
The role of the Pennsylvania Key is to work with the Office of Child Development & Early Learning to provide statewide leadership in the development of an integrated and coordinated system of program quality improvements and professional development supports for early childhood education.

The Seltzer Group
www.seltzergrp.com
The Seltzer group provides a wide array of services that include a complete range of business insurance policies, risk management, an employee wellness service, human resources, sources, safety, employee benefits, business succession and retirement planning, and workers’ comp administration programs.

UPMC for Kids

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Wilkes University
www.wilkes.edu/GradEd
Wilkes is a leading provider of graduate education programming. We are pleased to announce our participation in the TEACH grant. Wilkes offers a doctor of education, numerous master’s degrees, certificate, and endorsement programs including a master’s in early childhood education.