News & Events

Event Calendar

Listings of professional development, meetings, and other events of importance to PACCA members.


PACCA comments on current events and news from PACCA.

Member News

PACCA members what's happening in your programs? Has your program recently been accredited, earned a STAR 4, hosted a visit with a policymaker, conducted a fun event? Send your news to or better yet add us to your email list. We will post to the PACCA’s Facebook page and include in the PACCA e-news. Let us help celebrate your accomplishments!

Professional Development

PACCA provides a variety of professional development and education activities throughout the year including regional forums, webinars, and specialty mini-conferences.

PACCA Annual Awards

In an effort to recognize the contributions made by member and non-member individuals to the child care profession, PACCA has instituted three award programs:
  • Educators of the Year -- awarded to both a center-based and home-based educator
  • Award of Excellence
  • Life Time Achievement

Pennsylvania Early Childhood Education Summit

Since 2008, the Early Childhood Summit has been the largest and premier statewide networking and professional development event for the early childhood community.

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