Partner Contacts

ECE PDO Leadership

    Statewide Director
  • Liz Knouse

  • Fiscal Coordinator
  • Kari Delp

Contact an ECE PDO Regional Manager

What help can a Regional Manager offer?

Regional Managers are the go-to administrative points of contact for all ECE PDO educational partners and programs.

    Southwest Region 6 And Director Connection
  • Autumn Alleman

  • Northeast Region
  • Kelley Smith, Program Coordinator Northeast Region Kelley Smith

  • Central Region
  • Kim Luxenberger

  • Southwest Regions 4/5
  • Mimi Loughead Mimi Loughead

  • Northwest Region
  • Sheri Kurczewski Northwest Program Coordinator Sheri Kurczewski

Student Contacts

Contact an ECE PDO Professional Development Coordinator

What help can a Professional Development Coordinator offer?

Our Professional Development Coordinators are valuable go-to resources who can help early childhood professionals to:

  • Apply for PDO funding assistance (to help you secure no-cost/low-cost tuition and supports).
  • Find the school or program that best matches your needs to advance your professional development goals.
  • Find the school or program that best matches your needs to advance your professional development goals.
  • Enroll in classes.
  • Take advantage of other resources, such as free tutoring, success coaching, and more!

Contact an ECE PDO Apprenticeship Coordinator

What help can Apprenticeship Coordinators offer?

Apprenticeship Coordinators can facilitate an ideal earn-while-you-learn opportunity involving early childhood professionals and their employers.
See more information here.

Contact an ECE PDO Success Coach

What help can Success Coaches offer?

Success Coaches are being piloted as a new support offering to students in several Pennsylvania counties in hopes of expansion based on demand. Success Coaches can offer valuable mentorship on time management, study skills, career planning, and beyond. (Note: Success Coaches are not course tutors; PDO-sponsored students should visit tutor.com for free tutoring help.)