Birdsboro – On Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at 1:30 pm, Live ’n Learn SMILE Center along with Pennsylvania Child Care Association will hold a virtual event to celebrate thirty years of operation and fifteen years of maintaining a STAR 4, the highest level in Pennsylvania’s Keystone STARS Quality Rating and Improvement System. This child care program was the first child care program in Berks County to achieve STAR 4.
WHO: – Melissa Brock – Director
– Lisa Clavell – Assistant Director
– Amanda Fiucci, daughter of the late Dr. Cindi Fiucci, who founded the center
– Senator Judy Schwank (Attending, presenting citation from PA Senate)
– Representative David Maloney (Invited, prepared citation from PA House of
– Shawn Towey, PACCA Public Policy/Community Outreach Manager
– Michelle Wunder, PACCA Regional Ambassador, Start Strong PA
WHEN: Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 1:30 pm
WHERE: Register at this Link https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAlcO2qrjkpG9FOdlotliwzoqfVAfZuL0Fi:
Center is located at: 326 W. Main St., Birdsboro, PA 19508
Participants are invited to take a virtual tour of the facility and participate in a celebration that includes a citation presentation by Senator Judy Schwank and comments from other community leaders immediately following the tour.
The celebration is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Cindi Fiucci, founder of Live ‘n Learn SMILE, Inc. in Birdsboro and Live ‘n Learn Station in Reading. In addition to achieving and maintaining high quality in her locations, Dr. Fiucci contributed to the Berks County early care and education community by teaching in the field at local colleges and universities, mentoring, and continuously promoting high quality care through her involvement with the Association for the Education of Young Children.
Live ‘n Learn SMILE Center offers child care and early childhood education services to children ages 6 weeks to 13 years. They operate 2 Pre-K Counts classrooms in their facility. They can provide care for up to 148 children during their current hours of 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.