High Foundation awards $50K grant to new CAP of Lancaster County STEM pre-K classroom
In starting a classroom where prekindergarten students learn about science, technology, engineering and math, the Community Action Partnership of Lancaster County says it’s preparing for the workforce of the future.
With plans to open this fall, the classroom will join the 15 Head Start locations in Lancaster County that provide free, publicly funded, high-quality education to pre-K students from low-income families.
“This 21st-century classroom will employ an intergenerational approach to the reduction of poverty by improving student-parent prospects for the future,” said Jill Koser, CAP’s education and child development impact team leader. Read more
Students in CAP Head Start classroom. (Photo / Dan Marschka, LNP)