Welcome to PSU Harrisburg Child Learning Center

Meet the Center Director

Cara Ross

M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Phone: (717) 948-6128

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Our Educational Programs

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Infants

An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

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Toddler/Twos

An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

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Preschool

Where curious children become inspired and ready for school

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Meet Our Teaching Team

Louise S.

Support Staff

I love teaching because: I love making a difference in the life young children

Teaching since: 2011

Rhonda M.

Support Staff

I love teaching because: the children are fun. I also love watching them grow

Teaching since: 2014

Blair P.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy teaching them new ideas and watching them grow as individuals

Teaching since: 2016

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The World at Their Fingertips

Our own World at Their Fingertips® curriculum is based on the research of the most renowned education experts. Designed by our education team, it’s created to support these important early years, to inspire children to be bold explorers today and joyful, confident learners for life.

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Literacy, language, and love of books cultivated through listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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Science Rocks

Spurring a sense of wonder through observations and experiments in which we ask questions and form, record, and describe conclusions.

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Art Smart

Fostering an interest and appreciation of art, music, theater and dance, while encouraging individual talents and artistic expression.

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Math Counts

Early math concepts experienced through counting, sorting, patterning, one-on-one correspondence, and problem solving.

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Well Aware

Healthy living developed through physical activity, good nutrition, and healthful habits incorporated into every day routines.

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Towards a Better World

Experiences and activities designed to help children learn to respect our world, its diverse people, and the environment we live in.

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Caring Matters

Support for important social skills including compromise, self-regulation, negotiating with peers, and forming positive relationships.

“Thank you for all you do to make the center a happy, loving and safe place for all the children to learn and grow. ??”

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Parents & Grandparents

“Hard to summarize in "one word". She is observant and cares about all of the students. One is able to see her gift when watching her with the children. I feel that our daughter has advanced academically as well as emotionally. Thank you Ms. Lupe!”

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Amy

“Thank you for loving on our child and helping us adapt to group care. It isn't easy leaving your firstborn in the care of someone else, but you make the environment very welcoming and transparent. The updates via the App really help us know how much fun she is having throughout each day!”

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Nate

“Thank you so much for taking care of our baby girl. She always smiles when she sees you at drop off and we can tell she is happy. We appreciate that more than we can put into words. ”

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Christine H. -Bright Horizons Parent

“We appreciate the guidance that she offers our daughter and can see that she is dedicated to her work. We know that she plays an active role in the advancement of our daughter. Thank you Ms. Tonami!!!!”

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Healthy Food for Growing Children

Healthy food is part of children’s development. Our menus align with our wellness commitment to Partnership for Healthier America. By eating family-style and serving themselves, children learn about making healthy choices and the connection between food and community.

Early Education Awards & Partnerships

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