Montgomery Early Learning Centers (MELC), devoted to providing high quality early childhood education and school age programs in the Philadelphia region, is pleased to announce the recent election of Edward P. Trainor as the organization’s Board of Directors President. Ed succeeds John Ungar in this Board leadership role.
“Becoming Board President of Montgomery Early Learning Centers is an excellent way to continue my service to this nationally recognized organization” said Ed Trainor. “Early childhood education is such a prominent political and corporate focus at this time when the need to ensure the quality care of our children is critical. So many professionals and volunteers contribute their time and talents, and I look forward to continue working with all of them to carry out the mission of Montgomery Early Learning Centers.”
Ed is both a locally and nationally recognized Principal in the Advisory practice and Business Valuation Services group at Deloitte LLP. With over 20 years’ professional experience, he advises many leading multi-national clients and management teams, providing valuation fair value consultations for merger & acquisitions, financial reporting, strategic planning, tax planning, dispute resolution and other various matters.
Previously on the Montgomery Early Learning Centers Board of Directors, Ed served as Chair of the Finance committee and a member of the executive board. As a valued partner and trusted advisor to the CEO and other board members, Ed will provide strategic governance to the organization and evaluate the organization’s impact and performance as Board President. He brings a wealth of experience and will play a key role as MELC continues to execute its vision to provide high quality educational programs to all children and families within the Greater Philadelphia region.
Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children just released that Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed budget will increase Early Childhood and K-12 education funding by over $620 million. Most notable is doubling Pre-K Counts funding.
See the table detailing the proposed budget here.
Montgomery Early Learning Centers
201 Sabine Avenue
Narberth, PA 19072
Dear Montgomery Early Learning Centers,
On behalf of the Council on Accreditation (COA), I am delighted to inform you that Montgomery Early Learning Centers — Cynwyd, Colonial, and Conshohocken have been accredited. Accreditation demonstrates that your programs are recognized as after school providers that successfully implement high performance standards and, as such, are delivering the highest quality services to all of its children, youth and families.
NARBERTH, PA – Montgomery Early Learning Centers (MELC) School Age Programs teachers Ryan Kramer and Rebecca Altman were recently recognized by the Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool Youth Development Network (PSAYDN) for their dedication to high quality after school programs.