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MASSACHUSETTS PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Carol Rubin, MSW, LICSW

crubin@parentchildplus.org

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February 14, 2019

A Look Back At A Year of Helping Berkshire Families...

Do you want to make lasting changes in our community? As we approach 2019, it’s rewarding to look back and see the impact we made together this year. Long-time south county homeowner, Ellen Rudley, drove by the Community Health Program (CHP) office in Great Barrington numerous times without…

January 16, 2019

Massachusetts Department of Early Education And Care Awards An Increase of $300,000 In Funding To ...

Press Release, 1/19   MASSACHUSETTS January 2019 – The Parent-Child Home Program (PCHP), a leading early childhood, school readiness organization working in 14 states nationwide and five other countries, is proud to announce that the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) has awarded an additional $300,000 in…

November 29, 2018

The Power of Prevention: Why Investing Early Makes Sense...

  This blog post was written by PCHP Massachusetts State Program Director Carol Rubin     On Friday November 9th, members of the Parent-Child Home Program’s (PCHP) MA Advisory Council along with State Director Carol Rubin presented at the MA Association of School Committees/MA Association of School Superintendents Joint…

November 28, 2018

Wellington Management Foundation Awards $200,000 Catalyst Gift to Massachusetts ParentChild+...

Advocate News Online, 11/9/18   MASSACHUSETTS October 2018 – The Parent-Child Home Program (PCHP), a leading early childhood school readiness organization working in 14 states nationwide and five other countries, is proud to announce that it has been awarded $200,000 Wellington Management Foundation Catalyst Grant. Thanks to this…

November 8, 2018

Wellington Management Foundation Awards $200,000 Catalyst Gift to Massachusetts ParentChild+...

Press Release, 10/18   MASSACHUSETTS October 2018 – The Parent-Child Home Program (PCHP), a leading early childhood school readiness organization working in 14 states nationwide and five other countries, is proud to announce that it has been awarded $200,000 Wellington Management Foundation Catalyst Grant. Thanks to this grant,…

April 30, 2018

MassLive, 4/29/18   Families with greatest needs will get more home visits from Holyoke public ...

  HOLYOKE — The public schools will expand a home-visits program where staff spend time in the poorest households to assess families’ needs. Nearly 10 families of children who attend Morgan School, 596 South Bridge St., have benefited from the program and a $25,000 state grant will add…

April 23, 2018

PCHP families in Cambridge, MA enjoy Banana For Two!...

  This blog post was written by Honey Schnapp, PCHP Coordinator in Cambridge, Massachusetts.     We are so excited for the opportunity to introduce Ellen Mayer’s new book, Banana for Two, to our families. It made its debut as part of our curriculum this year at our Spring…

February 2, 2018

Super Bowl LII...

It’s Super Bowl Sunday! The New England Patriots vs. the Philadelphia Eagles… or is it really Massachusetts PCHP sites vs. Philadelphia PCHP sites? Massachusetts PCHP sites reach over 1350 families. Philadelphia PCHP sites, while just in year two of implementation, reach almost 200 families. PCHP families, children, and…

January 3, 2018

Barre Gazette, 11/23/17   Parent child program incorporates books and play...

A great piece from the November 23, 2017 issue of the Barre Gazette about the Fitchburg/Barre Parent-Child Home Program, serving families in Athol, Petersham, Templeton, Gardner, Fitchburg, Barre, Hardwick, Oakham, Hubbardston and New Braintree.

June 22, 2017

PCHP’s Stoughton, MA Site Hosts a Literacy Night!...

Mindful that “children are made readers on the laps of their parents” Stoughton Parent-Child Home Program recently hosted a family literacy night. Parents and pajama-clad children cuddled on blankets while authors Carolyn-Curtis-Mahoney (author of I Took the Moon for a Walk) and Sarah Marwil Lamstein (author of Big…

March 16, 2017

Press Release, 2/17   PCHP’s Child Care of the Berkshires Site in MA Awarded $250,000 Grant...

MASSACHUSETTS February 2017 – The Parent-Child Home Program (PCHP), a leading early literacy/school readiness organization working in 14 states across the country with 114 partner agencies, is proud to announce that Child Care of the Berkshires was awarded a $250,000 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education…

February 17, 2017

From Being a PCHP Early Learning Specialist to Writing Books Used on PCHP Home Visits, Meet ...

I Took the Moon for a Walk is a wonderful children’s book published by Barefoot Books and read by Parent-Child Home Program families and many other families nationwide. We were thrilled to discover that the author is not only a strong PCHP supporter, but also an Early Learning…

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