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    5604 Solway Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15217
    412.421.3889
    Hours:
    Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    About Us

    VISION

    Trying Together envisions a future in which all caregivers feel valued.

    MISSION

    Trying Together supports high-quality care and education for young children by providing advocacy, read more
    • About

      VISION

      Trying Together envisions a future in which all caregivers feel valued.

      MISSION

      Trying Together supports high-quality care and education for young children by providing advocacy, community resources, and professional growth opportunities for the needs and rights of children, their families, and the individuals who interact with them. Trying Together works regionally (in Southwestern Pennsylvania) and takes its expertise and models to statewide and national audiences.

      HISTORY

      1963
      Early care and education professionals volunteer to create the Pittsburgh Area Preschool Association (P.A.P.A.)

      1983
      1983 P.A.P.A. affiliates with the National Association for The Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and becomes The Pittsburgh Association for The Education of Young Children (PAEYC)

      2000
      Early 2000s PAEYC moves from volunteer to staffed model

      2017
      Five-year strategic plan and rebrand approved by PAEYC Board of Directors. PAEYC partners with The Pennsylvania Association for The Education of Young Children (PennAEYC) to support the Pittsburgh Chapter of PennAEYC.

      2018
      PAEYC rebrands as Trying Together

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    • Whom to Contact

      • Lissa Geiger Shulman
    • Directions

      Main office located in the Wightman Community School Building. Street and lot parking available.

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