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Teaching and learning

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CHS believes that exploration and play are the best and most effective ways to learn, so our program is designed to be child-centered and hands-on with a focus on social emotional learning and physical, cognitive, and language development.

Family success

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Building safe, strong, financially stable homes for CHS children and their families. We provide comprehensive family support services in addition to what children receive in our classrooms.

Whole child supports

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CHS prioritizes the full scope of children’s needs to support their healthy development and provide a strong foundation for a healthy and successful future. We do this by providing comprehensive in-school and out-of-school supports.

Measuring outcomes

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We are committed to delivering successful outcomes for children, families, and our communities. We believe that ongoing measurement and reflection is the key to making continuous quality improvements for greater impact.

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Gain parenting insights

Our family resources blog provides practical insights and guidance to assist you on your parenting journey.

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Ready to apply?

Visit our admissions page to learn more about the application process, qualifications, and which locations are currently enrolling.

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For interested families

Want to learn more about our admissions process? We are here to assist eligible families through their admissions journey.

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For interested professionals

Want to know more about current opportunities at CHS? Explore our open positions.

Our Leaders

Hear from our leaders

Hear about the vision for CHS from those leading the way in early childhood education.

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.