Partnerships & Programs
PACCA continually seeks partnerships, programs, connections, and opportunities to make our members more successful, address the needs of the early childhood workforce and increase members’ ability to meet the needs of Pennsylvania’s children and their families for high-quality early care and education.
PACCA member programs receive a discounted rate on their annual subscription agreement for Teaching Strategies GOLD® online assessment system of $9.95 per child portfolio.
PACCA partners with Exchange Press to provide members with a FREE subscription to Exchange magazine and other discounts on CCIE materials and other resources.
PACCA partners with 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.
Since 2008, PACCA has collaborated with the Pennsylvania Head Start Association and the Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning to host the Pennsylvania Early Childhood Education Summit. Each year the ECE Summit has brought together nearly 1,400 professionals, parents, and community members from across Pennsylvania to this 3-day event held annually in State College, PA.
PACCA is a member of the Early Care and Education Consortium. The Early Care and Education Consortium (ECEC) is a non-profit alliance of the leading Multi-State/Multi-Site Providers, key State Child Care Associations, and premier Educational Services Providers representing over 9,000 programs in all 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and selected international locations. Our Members serve as the unified collective voice for Providers of high-quality programs and services that support families and children from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. We are advocates for strong federal and state policies that bring quality to scale.
Now in its 12th year, One Book, Every Young Child is a valuable program that highlights the importance of early literacy development in preschoolers and the significance of reading early and often to children, as well as engaging them in conversation and other activities around books. PACCA collaborates with a number of organizations to promote and support PA's One Book, Every Child.