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On May 19, 2016, the STEM Funders Network (SFN) announced that the Lancaster County STEM Alliance and the Carbon/Schuylkill/Luzerne Counties Ecosystem, of which the Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network (PSAYDN) is an established partner of, have been selected among 10 STEM Learning Ecosystems to join the STEM Learning Ecosystems Initiative, a national initiative, initially developed in 2015-16 beginning with 27 STEM Learning Ecosystems communities across the United States.
Pennsylvania School-Age Child Care Alliance (PENN SACCA) nominated the Pennsylvania State Legislative Caucus for the NAA's Most Influential in State and Local Government. They were selected for their work on behalf of the afterschool field. These state officials are distinguished for being strong advocates and supporters of afterschool and out-of-school time programs. Their service, research and action in state government influence and affect large numbers of children and families.
From left to right, top to bottom: Sen. John Yudichak (D-14), co-chair; Sen. Ryan Aument (R-36), co-chair; Rep. Mindy Fee (R-37); Rep. Jake Wheatley (D-39)