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.

Alera Group

The Alera Group Small Business Unit offers the best in employee benefits, human resource assistance and insurance. For PACCA members, the Alera Group SBU has access to exclusive plans and pricing

Child Care Information Exchange

PACCA partners with Exchange Press to provide members free and discounted materials on the Exchange content hub.

Child Care Aware

PACCA is a member of Child Care Aware of America (CCAoA), a national membership-based nonprofit organization working to advance a high-quality, affordable and equitable child care system that supports children’s growth, development, and early education. CCAoA conducts  research, provides resources, tools and advocates for families, providers, and resource & referral organizations.

Cuties Care

PACCA's exclusive partnership with First Quality Products to offer the Cuties Care program to PACCA members enters its second year. The Cuties Care Program is a full service, family discount supply program that offers the value and convenience of having diapers and wipes provided at school.

Lillio (formerly HiMama)

PACCA's newest partnership with Lillio provides child care programs with tools for center management, high quality curriculum, parent communication, professional development and assessments by Pearson.

Nature Explore

Nature Explore is a national nonprofit program of Dimensions Educational Research Foundation, which works collaboratively with a network of organizations throughout the nation. Our goal is to help nature become an integral, joyful part of children’s daily learning.  Nature Explore provides research-based workshops, design consultations and resources created to support programs as they continue to connect children and families to the wonders of nature.

Teaching Strategies, Inc.

The leading provider of early learning solutions - curriculum, assessment, family engagement, professional development & more.

Early Childhood Education Summit

The Early Childhood Education Summit was founded in 2008 through a collaboration between the Pennsylvania Child Care Association, the Pennsylvania Head Start Association, and the Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning. The Summit is a cross-systems professional development opportunity for early learning professionals across Pennsylvania. The Summit has provided educators, parents and staff at all levels and from various programs (Child Care, Early Intervention, Head Start/Early Head Start, Home Visiting, Pre-K Counts, and School Districts) with the opportunity to network and connect as a community.