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In Collaboration with Cameron Co. School District

Pre-K Counts is an educational program that will serve fifteen children between three and kindergarten eligible age. Pre-K operates under the guidelines set by the Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning. The classroom will implement a curriculum that is designed to help the children grow academically and socially in preparation for kindergarten entry.

What can I expect from a Pre-K Counts classroom?
  • Qualified teachers, with education and expertise working with young children
  • Small class sizes (15) so teachers have one-on-one with your child
  • A developmentally appropriate curriculum that encourages your child to grow academically and socially
  • Learning activities that will help your child thrive and smoothly transition into kindergarten
  • Regular reviews of your child’s progress and help with choosing learning activities that are best for your child
  • Help your child learn the skills they need to be ready and excited for school
Who is eligible for Pre-K Counts?
  • PA Pre-K Counts is a free program for income-eligible families designed for children who are between the age of 3 and younger than the entry age for kindergarten
  • Children who have a family income that falls below the 300% of the Federal poverty level
  • Children who are at risk of school failure
What is the cost to families for the Pre-K Counts?

PA Counts is free to income-eligible families

How do I apply?

Applications are available at:

  • Northern Tier Community Action Head Start Office
    • 135 West Fourth St., Emporium, PA 15834 (the building in the back of the main office)
  • Woodland Elementary School Office
    • 601 Woodland Ave, Emporium, PA 15834





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Registered Dietician – Consultant
Rate – TBD

The Registered Dietician will review and make any necessary corrections, and/or provide suggestions, about all menus concerning all of the centers and home based projects currently in operation by the NTCAC Head Start program.  This process takes approximately one hour per month. Certification will be documented on forms provided by NTCAC Head Start and, along with changes and suggestions shall be returned to the Head Start Nutrition Specialist within fourteen days of their submission.

The Provider, in review of menus, will note the need for variety in meal types and make necessary changes/suggestions to ensure that ethnic and cultural preferences are considered and that meals will broaden children’s food experiences.

The Provider will offer expertise and assist as needed in the development of menu plans that will meet the needs of any child that requires a special diet to meet ethnic, religious, medical, or disabilities criteria.

The Provider agrees to conduct training with Head Start staff and parents on nutrition and nutrition related topics as deemed appropriate and/or necessary.
If interested, please send the following:

  • Current resume
  • 3 references with contact information
  • A Signed Cover Letter (introducing you and indicating application for the specific position posted) addressed to:

Mr. David Greene, Executive Director
Northern Tier Community Action Corporation
P.O. Box 389
135 West Fourth Street
Emporium, PA 15834

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135 West 4th St.   •   P.O. Box 389   •   Emporium, PA 15834

Phone: (814) 486-1161   •   Fax: (814) 486-0825

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