PARTNERSHIPS

PARTNERSHIPS

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City of Philadelphia

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You support Philadelphia's
children and families.
Let SPARK support you.

PARTNERSHIPS

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Partners

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Office of Children and Families

The Office of Children and Families (OCF) aligns the City’s policies, resources, and services for children and families. Its priorities are safe children, strong families, and supported schools and communities. OCF administers a number of City-supported programs, including Out-of-School Time, WorkReady, Community Schools, PHLpreK, and Access Centers. The office also oversees the Department of Human Services (DHS), Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, and the Free Library of Philadelphia. Learn more about its mission and priorities.

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Shine Early Learning

SPARK gets its spark from Shine! Shine Early Learning develops early learning programs that deliver positive results for children, families, and communities from coast to coast. Shine offers resources and a programmatic approach to help early education programs reach their own ambitious goals. The Shine Early Learning approach is developed, implemented, and continuously refined at Acelero Learning, a high-performing Head Start and Early Head Start program serving more than 5,000 children across the nation. Shine Early Learning has created SPARK Learning Lab to provide integrated training, coaching, and technical assistance to early education and care programs across Indiana.

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Erikson Institute

The Erikson Institute is the premier early childhood development organization committed to ensuring that all children have equitable opportunities to realize their potential.

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PHMC

In its role as Administrative Intermediary, PHMC supports implementation of the PHLpreK system including managing the provider seat request process, coordinating provider contracting and payment processes, developing compliance monitoring protocols for the system, overseeing the enrollment process, and collecting provider- and child-level data for analysis and reporting. PHMC uses system data and stakeholder feedback to make recommendations for the PHLpreK system.

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School District of Philadelphia

The School District of Philadelphia is the eighth largest school district in the nation, located in an historic and culturally rich setting. It is a community of 19,000 caring employees working together with parents, families, volunteers and community members to support the limitless potential of more than 203,000 young scholars. The District is committed to educating and graduating generations of thought leaders, entrepreneurs, artists, government officials and change makers. The School District’s mission is to deliver on the civil right of every child in Philadelphia to an excellent public school education and ensure all children graduate from high school ready to succeed, fully engaged as a citizen of our world.

The District provides technical assistance to a number of PHLpreK providers to ensure success in meeting PHLpreK requirements. The School District also provides instructional coaching to all quality center based PHLpreK Providers under the oversight of OCF, and in coordination with the Quality Support Center.

Partners

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Office of Children and Families

The Office of Children and Families (OCF) aligns the City’s policies, resources, and services for children and families. Its priorities are safe children, strong families, and supported schools and communities. OCF administers a number of City-supported programs, including Out-of-School Time, WorkReady, Community Schools, PHLpreK, and Access Centers. The office also oversees the Department of Human Services (DHS), Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, and the Free Library of Philadelphia. Learn more about its mission and priorities.

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Shine Early Learning

SPARK gets its spark from Shine! Shine Early Learning develops early learning programs that deliver positive results for children, families, and communities from coast to coast. Shine offers resources and a programmatic approach to help early education programs reach their own ambitious goals. The Shine Early Learning approach is developed, implemented, and continuously refined at Acelero Learning, a high-performing Head Start and Early Head Start program serving more than 5,000 children across the nation. Shine Early Learning has created SPARK Learning Lab to provide integrated training, coaching, and technical assistance to early education and care programs across Indiana.

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Erikson Institute

The Erikson Institute is the premier early childhood development organization committed to ensuring that all children have equitable opportunities to realize their potential.

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PHMC

In its role as Administrative Intermediary, PHMC supports implementation of the PHLpreK system including managing the provider seat request process, coordinating provider contracting and payment processes, developing compliance monitoring protocols for the system, overseeing the enrollment process, and collecting provider- and child-level data for analysis and reporting. PHMC uses system data and stakeholder feedback to make recommendations for the PHLpreK system.

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School District of Philadelphia

The School District of Philadelphia is the eighth largest school district in the nation, located in an historic and culturally rich setting. It is a community of 19,000 caring employees working together with parents, families, volunteers and community members to support the limitless potential of more than 203,000 young scholars. The District is committed to educating and graduating generations of thought leaders, entrepreneurs, artists, government officials and change makers. The School District’s mission is to deliver on the civil right of every child in Philadelphia to an excellent public school education and ensure all children graduate from high school ready to succeed, fully engaged as a citizen of our world.

The District provides technical assistance to a number of PHLpreK providers to ensure success in meeting PHLpreK requirements. The School District also provides instructional coaching to all quality center based PHLpreK Providers under the oversight of OCF, and in coordination with the Quality Support Center.