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Head Start Welcomes Leaders from State’s Early Learning Commission

May 10, 2019

Front row – Standing, from left: Head Start children; Jadiel, Sofia, Elijah, Brayden, Janice, Mileysha, Ariana, Valeria, Prince, Nathaniel, Jackelyn, Kacey, Genovie, Jorja
Back Row – Standing, from left: Lynn Evans Biga, Executive Director, LCHS; Troy Standish, Pennsylvania Early Learning Investment Commissioner; Ryan Riley, Executive Director, Pennsylvania Early Learning Investment Commission; Francis Langan, President, LCHS Board of Directors; Beth White, Assistant Executive Director, LCHS

Ryan Riley, executive director of The Pennsylvania Early Learning Investment Commission, joined by Troy Standish, senior vice president of loan serving operations at Navient, Wilkes-Barre visited children at Luzerne County Head Start’s (LCHS) Beekman Street, Wilkes-Barre center.  Standish was recently appointed by Governor Tom Wolf to serve as a commissioner on the PA Early Learning Investment Commission.  The statewide commission is made up of a network of 58 business leaders who work to improve early childhood education outcomes in communities across Pennsylvania.  LCHS is an income-based early childhood education program that provides comprehensive services to pregnant women, children age birth to five, and their families in Luzerne and Wyoming Counties.