Category Archives: HCC Stories

Learning Outside of a Classroom

It’s been quite a while since I was in a formal educational setting, but I find I am still learning something new every day. As a director of a non-profit, my eyes and ears are always open to ideas which … Continue reading

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PLANNING TO MAKE HCC “THE PLACE TO BE AFTER 3!”

Did you know that HCC staff receive many hours of pre-service and continuing education throughout the school year? While some continuing education is required by the state in order to ensure that child care staff is up to speed on … Continue reading

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Encouraging Creativity

Despite what most people imagine, even though we are not providing direct services to children, summer in the HCC Office is a busy time. Parents are in and out to register and to complete paperwork, and they often have one … Continue reading

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OLYMPIC DREAMS

Like many of you, I have been enthralled by the London Summer Olympics, watching the back stories of grueling hard work, injury, and determination with a mix of awe and admiration for the sacrifices made by the athletes and their … Continue reading

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More than Twenty Five Years of EDKP: Reflections on the Extended Day Kindergarten Program, Then and Now

Twenty six years ago this summer, I sat in a tiny, windowless office at Central School, trying to make sense of the papers, files, and other materials on the desk (really not a desk, but an old piece of dining … Continue reading

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Updates and news about our Alumni …

HCC ALUMNI HAPPENINGS Updates and news about our past participants … We recently heard from Robert Backer, alum of our former Christ the King afterschool program.  Robert reports “I left high school early to attend community college (BCC), graduated to Drexel, and went on to … Continue reading

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