PRESCHOOL FAMILIES RECEIVE TUITION REIMBURSEMENT SCHOLARSHIPS FROM WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION, INC.
The Mon Valley YMCA is pleased to announce almost 1/2 of their preschool families have received preschool tuition reimbursement scholarships totaling $54,033.00 from the Washington County Community Foundation, Inc.
Parents meeting eligibility requirements submitted a tuition reimbursement application for consideration in January.The tuition reimbursement scholarships will be applied to the family’s cost of preschool tuition for the 2016 – 2017 school year.The Mon Valley YMCA’s preschool & pre-kindergarten programs, which are licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, provide students ages 3-5 with a quality educational experience which boosts cognitive and motor development, as well as enhances social skills.
Mr. Jeffrey Vitale, Chief Executive Officer of the Mon Valley YMCA stated, “We are so very appreciative with the relationship we have with Washington County Community Foundation and for their continued support over the past 10 years in helping to provide families with preschool & pre-kindergarten scholarships. We believe the years before a child reaches kindergarten are among the most critical in a child’s life to influence learning. We, at the Mon Valley YMCA, are very proud to provide high-quality preschool & pre-kindergarten programs.”
The Washington County Community Foundation’s tuition reimbursement scholarships assist parents in building a strong foundation of learning that will follow their children into their school years. The Washington County Community Foundation, Inc. is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation organized under the laws of Pennsylvania and is approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development as an Educational Improvement Organization, a Pre-K / 12th grade Scholarship Organization through the State’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program. They have awarded over $6.5 million in grants in six broad areas which include arts & culture, education, health & fitness, human needs, environment & animal welfare, and religion and faith based.