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Penfield Receives it’s Renewed NAEYC Accreditation15, January 2014

In August, Penfield’s Early Education and Care Program was re-accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). NAEYC’s national accreditation system sets professional standards for early childhood education programs, which helps parents find high-quality programs for their children. Our classrooms have been accredited by the NAEYC since 1998. Penfield is also… Read More »


A Successful End to 2013

Penfield launched two campaigns at the end of 2013, the “Up n’ Go” Campaign, in honor of #GivingTuesday and the annual year end appeal.  Both campaigns featured Mario, a little boy who has Arthrogryposis, a rare congenital disorder that prevents him from bending his arms and legs. With the help of Mario’s compelling story, the… Read More »


Behavior Clinic Receives Grant from the Hearst Foundations14, January 2014

In early December, Penfield Children’s Center received a $75,000 grant from the Hearst Foundations in support of the Behavior Clinic. This funding will be used to finance the Clinic’s operating costs during the next three years. The number of children served by the Behavior Clinic has increased to nearly 500 during 2013. The Hearst Foundations’… Read More »


Penfield Launches a new Online Resource with the Help of Kohl’s Cares3, January 2014

Thanks to a generous grant from Kohl’s Cares in support of the Kohl’s Building Blocks Program, Penfield has officially launched, an online tool that provides helpful how-to articles, tips and videos for families.  Tapping into the expertise of family counselors, healthcare providers and educational professionals, is a valuable online resource that allows Penfield… Read More »