Keystone Kids Go is a statewide collaboration of strong organizations that focuses on improving the health and wellness of Pennsylvania’s children. The website has been updated and has a fresh look for the new decade! Within the pages of the website there is a treasure trove of resources that support early childhood educators, coaches, families alike.
We are so excited about the new look and ease of use that we are bursting- let’s jump in!
Enter the website and you will find a link to each of the partners that collaborate to create Keystone Kids Go. Take time to discover the unique strategies of each organization to educate and facilitate the improvement in health of families in Pennsylvania. You can also find the list of organizations below!
Early Childhood Education Linkage System (ECELS)
National Black Child Development Institute (Philadelphia Affiliate Chapter)
Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL)
Penn State Better Kid Care
Pennsylvania Head Start Association (PHSA)
Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network (PANEN)
Pennsylvania Migrant Education Program
Philadelphia Department of Public Health
Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC)
The Food Trust
The Pennsylvania Key
Tuscarora Intermediate Unit
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Division of Community Health
Woman, Infants, and Children (WIC)
Let’s dive into the resource tab next! Here you will find resources specifically geared toward ECE professionals. Newsletters ready to distribute to families and Book Adventure packets meant to create a fun family night focused on early literacy.
Pennsylvania and North Carolina’s Go Nap Sacc programs teamed up to provide 10 free modules located in under the Professional Development tabs. These modules are typically an hour long and will reflect in your account in the PA PD Registry.
Looking for ways to beef up your health and nutrition curriculum? You will find examples from other programs that have benefitted through the PA NAP SACC Mini-grant Project.
The last tab available is all about providing research based tactics to provide best practice in your program. The page provides valuable and easily accessible information for Early Learning Resource Centers coaches and other stakeholders to support their work with early childhood education programs around healthy weight strategies and best practices.
Scroll down to the bottom to find information from Keystone Stars about bonus points!