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Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning breaks ground on Hershey Early Childhood Resource Center

Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning Breaks Ground on its First Cost-Free Early Childhood Resource Center in Derry Township

Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning (CHS) held a groundbreaking ceremony for CHS Hershey, the first of its Early Childhood Resource Centers (ECRC) in Pennsylvania. The planned two-story, 50,827-square-foot building will be located on the Milton Hershey School campus on the southwest corner of Governor and Homestead Roads in Hershey, Pennsylvania. It is scheduled to be completed in 2023. 

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WGAL News 8: Milton Hershey School Unveils Plan to Expand Across Pennsylvania

WGAL News 8 in Lancaster, PA, produced a broadcast and digital story sharing Milton Hershey School and the Hershey Trust Company’s announcement of their new plans for an Early Childhood...

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CBS21: Milton Hershey School Invests $350M to Build Child Care Centers Across Pennsylvania

In a story published on the day of the announcement, CBS21 / WHP in Harrisburg shared news of Milton Hershey School and the Hershey Trust Company’s historic announcement of plans...

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Early Childhood Resource Center - Lobby View

FOX43: Milton Hershey School and Hershey Trust Company petition court for permission to create Early Childhood Education Centers

FOX43 / WPMT-TV in Harrisburg recently shared news of Milton Hershey School and the Hershey Trust Company’s initial plans to construct up to six cost-free Early Childhood Resource Centers in Pennsylvania...

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ABC27: Milton Hershey School Files Petition for Permission to Expand to Include Early Childhood Education

In a recent news story, ABC27 / WHTM in Harrisburg shared information about the announcement of plans for the Early Childhood Education Initiative (ECE Initiative). Throughout the more than 110-year history...

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PennLive: Milton Hershey School has $350 Million Plan to Build Free Early Learning Centers for At-Risk Pa. Children

Today, PennLive published a story detailing Milton Hershey School and the Hershey Trust Company’s plans for the Early Childhood Education initiative (ECE Initiative). The Initiative will initially consist of up to...

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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.