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Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning Celebrates Grand Opening of First Early Childhood Education Center

 HERSHEY, Pa. – September 20, 2023 – Today, Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning (CHS), a subsidiary of Milton Hershey School (MHS), celebrated the opening of its first Early Childhood...

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Curriculum & Instruction Coach: Essential Role in Achieving the CHS Mission

At Catherine Hershey Schools for Learning (CHS), there is a unique position within our scholastic team. That is the role of Curriculum & Instruction Coach. These individuals at each location...

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Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning Center Acquires Former Lancaster County Elementary School

ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. – December 21, 2023 – Today, Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning (CHS), a subsidiary of Milton Hershey School (MHS), announced the purchase of the former Rheems Elementary...

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One United Lancaster: Vision taking shape for Lancaster’s Catherine Hershey School

One United Lancaster featured CHS Executive Director Senate Alexander and CHS Senior Director of Programs Rebekah Benedum in an article about the vision of Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning....

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PennLive Opinion: Family Matters: How CHS is Redefining Early Education

In a recent opinion piece featured in PennLive, Catherine Hershey School for Early Learning, Hershey Center Director Melissa Ilski outlines the pressing need for quality early childhood education and how...

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Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Now Open in Capital Region

CASTL brings library to area with support from Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning ENOLA, Pa. – October 26, 2023 – The Center for Advanced Teaching and Learning (CASTL), a 501(c)(3) non-profit...

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Why early childhood education?

Pete Gurt, President, MHS & CHS

Catherine’s story and mission

Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning are subsidiaries of Milton Hershey School and will be staffed and operated independently of the Milton Hershey School core model.

Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.