Apply for Pre-K Counts & Head Start Advisory Committee

The Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts (PKC)/Head Start Supplemental Assistance Program (HSSAP) Advisory Committee is currently accepting applications for new members.

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The PKC/HSSAP Committee is open to all who represent the interests of pre-kindergarten programs in Pennsylvania including Montessori, Private Pre-K, Religious affiliated programs.

The Pennsylvania Departments of Education and Human Services, as well as the Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) established the Pennsylvania Prekindergarten Program Advisory Committee in 2007. The purpose of the Advisory Committee is to advise OCDEL about the Pre-K Counts and Head Start Supplemental program including operations and program design. The Committee is comprised of no more than 35 members who serve three-year terms and consists of Committee Co-Chairs who assist OCDEL with agenda development and quarterly meeting management.


Applications are being accepted now through Friday, July 26, 2019.

All completed applications should include the form (in the links above and below) and a resume or vita with contact information. Application materials should be mailed to:

The Pennsylvania Key
ATTN: Tara Osborne
200 North Third Street, 3rd Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101

Applications may also be faxed to 717.213.0585.

For more information on Committee qualifications, selection, appointment, and responsibilities please visit