Founded in 1983, the Private Industry Council of Westmoreland/Fayette, Inc. (PIC), is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that operates employment, education, and training programs in southwestern Pennsylvania. PIC assists youth, adults, dislocated workers, and the economically disadvantaged in reaching their educational goals, supporting their family growth, and obtaining training and employment.
Building tomorrow’s workforce in southwestern Pennsylvania through early childhood development, employment and training, education, and business services. We support this Mission by:
Strengthening the economy by improving the quality of life in southwestern Pennsylvania.
We strive for the highest level of performance and excellence in all we do. This means meeting all contractual, programmatic, and fiscal goals on an individual, team, and corporate basis.
We endeavor to have the best possible relationship with all our stakeholders – funders, local communities, customers, employees, and collaborators – by being responsive to their needs, treating them with respect, and exceeding their expectations.
We do so with the commitment, enthusiasm, flexibility, positive attitude, proactive approach, and teamwork necessary for continual success.
It has been an exciting summer here at PIC with the hustle and bustle of special summer programming for youth and families! We covered everything from poetry to STEM and career exploration. And we can’t believe how quickly the summer flew by!
The Private Industry Council of Westmoreland/Fayette, Inc. (PIC), is pleased to announce recent promotions and a new hire to supervisory positions within the organization.
The Head Start of Beaver County (HSBC) is pleased to announce some very exciting changes for its 2014-2015 school year, which will begin August 25. In the coming year, additional Head Start classrooms and home-based slots will be available to families of preschool children ages 3 to 5.
The Private Industry Council’s early childhood programs are starting to implement the use of iPads in their classrooms. They will be using the devices starting this fall to enhance the Teaching Strategies GOLD program that is required of each classroom.
For an early childhood educator, transition means to move from one specific thing to the next. Children transition from crawling to walking, from walking to running, and from home to school. I have discussed these processes with many parents and explained how they can support their child at every...