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Executive Director Katie Kelly offers update on Pre4CLE program

by M.  Yesenia Summers (Plain Press, September 2017)       “Our vision is that every child in Cleveland will start kindergarten ready to succeed, “says the Pre4CLE  website. Pre4CLE is a program to ensure all 3-and 4- year old children in Cleveland have access to a high-quality preschool.  I spoke with Katie Kelly, Executive Director of PRE4CLE. … Continue reading

PNC Bank and team up to provide supplies to pre-K and Head Start classrooms

(Plain Press, May 2017)       PNC bank and are joining forces in a new $5 million two-year initiative to assure teachers in pre-Kindergarten and Head Start classrooms have the supplies and tools they need to enhance the educational experience of their students. Paul Clark, regional president of PNC’s Cleveland market, announced the initiative to … Continue reading

Mi Casita Early Learning Center

PRE4CLE increases number of quality preschool slots

(Plain Press, September 2015) Last August, the Cleveland Metropolitan School District announced the launching of PRE4CLE, an effort to expand the number of quality preschool seats available to children ages 3-5 years living in the City of Cleveland (see PRE4CLE sets goals to expand quality preschool offerings in city of Cleveland, Plain Press, September 2014, … Continue reading

High-quality preschools have openings for 2015-2016 school year

SPACES AVAILABLE AT PRIVATE AND CLEVELAND METROPOLITAN SCHOOL DISTRICT CLASSROOMS (Plain Press, September 2015) There is good news for families in Cleveland who wish to send their 3- or-4-year-old preschoolers to a high-quality program this school year. According to PRE4CLE, Cleveland’s high-quality preschool expansion plan, private preschools and Cleveland Metropolitan School District classrooms that partner … Continue reading

Federal officials applaud Cleveland’s efforts to expand access to quality preschool programs

(Plain Press, December 2014) U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro and Roberto J. Rodríguez, Special Assistant to the President for Education, came to Cleveland on October 28th to applaud PRE4CLE’s efforts to enroll more children in high-quality preschool and to preview a new national campaign that will focus on early … Continue reading