Annual Education Expo
Beulah Christian Preschool and Child Care
2500 McCrady Road, Pittsburgh 15235
Beulah Christian Preschool and Child Care is a NAEYC Accredited and Keystone STARS 4 STAR Program. Recognizing the natural curiosity of young children about their world, the staff provides a variety of developmentally appropriate and engaging activities for small groups and individuals which encourage children to participate and grow at their own rate across all learning domains. The large, bright facility includes a full size gym and large outdoor playground. BCPCC offers both Full Day and Part Day programming for ages 6 weeks through age 5. A 2 day-a-week gradual transition class for Toddlers and a 5 day-a-week PreK transition class are two special classes that are offered.
Community Day School
comday.org .........412-521-1100, ext 2114
Community Day School is a nurturing, academically excellent Jewish day school for the 21st century. From Early Childhood through Middle School, we inspire our students to love learning through innovative teaching methods and hands-on discovery. CDS is a welcoming community where Pittsburgh families who span the spectrum of Jewish belief and practice can learn and connect along with their children. Community Day School students benefit from small classes—a 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio—taught by exceptional faculty who are the core strength of our school. As our students grow in knowledge from our 3-year-old program through 8th Grade, they grow as people — finding their passions, embracing their Jewish identities, and preparing for successful and meaningful lives. Applications are now being accepted for the 2018-2019 academic year, and generous tuition assistance is available. To schedule your visit, contact Admission Director Sarah DeWitt at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-521-1100, Ext. 2114.
Insight PA Cyber Charter School
350 Eagleview Blvd, Suite 350, Exton, PA 19341
Insight PA Cyber Charter School (ISPA) is an online, state-wide school for independent learners with a passion for knowledge. A rigorous, engaging curriculum includes traditional core subjects, art, music, world languages, honors level courses, and electives. Middle school and high school students can discover possible career paths by taking a CTE exploratory course. Pennsylvania-certified teachers conduct live, online classes and provide a personalized approach tailored to student needs. Guidance counselors and college and career workshops help students set goals for the future. Students work online with a teacher in an Individualized Learning Plan that tailors the education to the student’s personal strengths and weaknesses. The Learning Coach works at home with the student to assist in organization, guidance and communication with the teachers regarding that child’s education. Activities and clubs help students connect. The school will be adding a grade each year to offer grades K–12 by 2019–2020.
The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School (PA Cyber)
652 Midland Avenue, Midland PA 15059
www.pacyber.org .......... 1-888-722-9237
Serving students in kindergarten through 12th grade, the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School (PA Cyber) is one of the largest, most experienced, and most successful online public schools in the nation. PA Cyber’s online learning environments, personalized instructional methods, and choices of curricula connect Pennsylvania students and their families with state-certified and highly-qualified teachers, and rich academic content that is aligned to state standards. Founded in 2000, PA Cyber is headquartered in Midland (Beaver County) and maintains a network of support offices throughout the state that provide in-person art enrichment classes, orientation, test preparation, tutoring, and enrollment services. As a public school, PA Cyber is open for enrollment by any school-age child residing in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and does not charge tuition to students or families. Imagine your child brighter, happier and more confident. Imagine your child at PA Cyber, where the learning never stops.
The School at McGuire Memorial
2121 Mercer Road, New Brighton, PA 15066
The School at McGuire Memorial is a recognized leader in child-centered special education services for students from age 3 through 21 with autism, intellectual disabilities, and/or multiple disabilities. We offer limited class size, knowledgeable and well-trained staff, individually tailored services/ support, comprehensive curriculum, and a nurturing environment. In addition, we offer customized programs to meet your child’s needs. The School at McGuire Memorial is a Pennsylvania Approved Private School (APS) and can be a cost-effective answer for school districts and parents of students with complex support needs. To learn more about the School, contact Kim Lieb, Director, at 724-891-7222 or by email at email@example.com.
Located in Beaver County, The School at McGuire Memorial is easily accessible to students from Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Lawrence, and Mercer counties.
Little Appleseed Learning Center
615 Warrendale Road, Gibsonia PA 15044
Little Appleseed Learning Center is a safe and secure learning center that provides preschool and child care for children from 6 weeks to 5 years old. Our location is a brand new building and we have been open since 2015. We have a full staff of highly educated and trained teachers. Our six learning center classrooms are used to educate our children and enhance their love for learning. The Creative Curriculum helps teachers to be effective teachers and enhances children’s skills and knowledge. We provide a morning snack, lunch and afternoon snack. Our unique indoor play space is perfect for when the weather doesn’t permit the children to go outside and an outdoor fenced in playground for when the weather is nice. We have various fun and interactive outdoor toys for them to play with as well as a bike path to increase their gross motor skills. We make learning fun!
Trinity Christian School
299 Ridge Ave., Forest Hills, PA 15221
TrinityChristian.net …… 412-242-8886
Trinity Christian School is a Kindergarten through 12th grade, private, coeducational, classical Christian school in Forest Hills, Pennsylvania, serving Christian families of the Eastern suburbs of Pittsburgh for 65 years. The student body is culturally diverse and composed of students of differing academic abilities. Our goal is to equip students to fulfill their calling in family, church, and society. Our instruction is formative with the intended outcome of graduating students who are equipped with God’s truth and academically prepared for college or vocation of choice. The education we provide takes place in the context of a Christian community that represents multiple denominations that are unified in our Savior and King, Jesus Christ.
Shady Side Academy
Country Day School (PK-5) ..............412-963-1277
620 Squaw Run Road East, Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Junior School (PK-5) ...........................412-473-4437
400 South Braddock Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15221
Middle School (6-8) ..........................412-968-3155
500 Squaw Run Road East, Pittsburgh PA 15238
Senior School (9-12) ................412-968-3180
423 Fox Chapel Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Shady Side Academy is a nationally respected private school in Pittsburgh for boys and girls in grades PK-12, with an optional boarding experience in high school. Four age-specific campuses with extraordinary resources, teachers who actively mentor, a forward-thinking curriculum, a diverse and inclusive community, and a legacy of alumni accomplishments all inspire Shady Side students to high achievement in academics, the arts and athletics, and to meaningful ambitions in life.
Shady Side Academy is a vibrant learning community that values intellectual curiosity, personal integrity and diverse perspectives. Through a rigorous and balanced curriculum of academics, arts and athletics, our students are challenged to explore their passions and excel beyond expectations. Supported by active alumni and parents, our unique culture of faculty-student mentorship inspires students to become lifelong learners and engaged, thoughtful citizens of their communities.
Hillcrest Christian Academy
2500 Bethel Church Road, Bethel Park, PA 15102
Hillcrest Christian Academy has been teaching minds and training hearts since 1982. The school serves over 200 students from 50 area churches and 16 local school districts. HCA offers superior academics for all grades Pre-K through 12th grade. This past year, Hillcrest began offering Early College courses through a partnership with Geneva College. The school has a winning athletic program that includes baseball, basketball, volleyball, soccer, track and field and DEK hockey. HCA also offers a vibrant fine arts program which includes music, drama and studio arts. Hillcrest Christian Academy believes in your child’s God-given potential to excel. Apply today at Hillcrestca.org.
Greater Pittsburgh Christian Schools Network
Beaver County Christian School............ 724-601-1206
Central Christian Academy..................... 724-746-4902
Cheswick Christian Academy..................724-274-4846
Eden Christian Academy..........................412-364-8055
Hillcrest Christian Academy ......................412-854-4040
Penn Christian Academy...........................724-586-5200
Pittsburgh Urban Christian School...........412-244-1767
Praise Christian Academy.........................412-829-1300
Trinity Christian School .......................412-242-8886
Visit GPCSN’s website to discover a collection of the area’s best Christian schools, from pre-school through 12th grade. You will find links to each school’s individual website, an interactive map showing exact locations, and a short synopsis of each member school. Browse our Resources section for articles exploring the virtues of Christian schooling and sources for financial assistance. At each member school you will find a warm and friendly staff ready to help as you explore options for your family. The first step is to make the initial contact, ask questions, and then schedule a campus visit.
GPCSN does not have an affiliation with any Christian denomination. Our member schools are protestant evangelical in nature, and must meet membership qualifications to join the network.
Since 1838, Sewickley Academy’s teaching and learning practices have been guided by four core values: character, educational vigor, diversity, and community. Together the Academy’s teachers inspire students to reach their full potential. In their dynamic classrooms, experiential learning is the norm. Teachers integrate interactive, hands-on activities to engage not only students’ minds, but their hearts and hands as well.
Sewickley Academy encourages all students to embrace a continuous journey of self-discovery by exploring new ideas and opportunities, in their own backyard or around the globe. An invaluable benefit of the Sewickley Academy experience is their single Pre-K through Grade 12 campus, where cross-age interactions are intentionally integrated into the fabric of students’ lives.
Astronauts, doctors, fashion designers, engineers, filmmakers, zombie experts, world travelers —wherever they go, whatever they do, however they choose to lead their lives — Sewickley Academy alumni are proof that students become determined, courageous, and caring individuals ready to take on life’s challenges. Sewickley Academy. For Who You Are. For Who You Will Become
Garden Montessori School
204 Commerce Park Dr, Cranberry Twp., PA 16066
gardenmontessori.com …………… 724-778-0111
Established in 1999, the Garden has three classrooms (ages 3-6) and offers Extended Care before and after school. Using the traditional Montessori method of following each child individually; we offer experiential, hands on learning in Language, Math, Science, Geography, Art, Daily Living, Culture and Peace Education. Age integration in each classroom allows the child to develop leadership skills, interact peacefully in a community and engage in multi-age learning opportunities. The environment provides the child experience and mastery of independence, critical thinking skills, analytical skills, concentration and self-confidence. We are dual licensed by PA DOE and DHS and employ certified teachers and assistants. We also offer Spanish weekly, literacy, math, STEM and many other camps throughout the year and summer. Please call to schedule a tour and observation.
Providence Heights Alpha School
9000 Babcock Boulevard, Allison Park, PA 15101
The Providence Heights Alpha School is a private, independent, Catholic school with over 90 years of history teaching children in the North Hills area and welcomes families of all faiths. Founded and sponsored by the Sisters of Divine Providence, our Pre-Kindergarten to 8th grade program combines both traditional and hands on learning to ensure children are engaged, challenged and delighted. Our 40 acre campus allows for plenty of room for lessons to move outside and our students enjoy Math, Literature, Spanish, Social Studies, Science, P.E., Swimming, Religion, Library, Computer Technology, and STEM lab. Small class sizes permit individualized learning and constant enrichment. A variety of extracurricular activities are available including math club, PJAS and PRSEF, creative cooking, lego storytelling, Tae Kwon Do, CDG Sports, piano, guitar, drums, forensics and more. Students enjoy a family like atmosphere with close connections between all grade levels and teachers. Call Claire Hartman 412-847-8001 to schedule a tour.