Tender Care was founded in 1982 on the idea that early education schools should tenderly care for children while inspiring a lifelong love of learning.

Whether your child is an infant or about to head off to college, parenting can be tough. We specialize in the care of young children, and it is our job to keep up-to-date with current trends in parenting and child care.  Below are resources that we find helpful and hope you will, too.  We will continue to update the list to make sure that you have the best information available for you and your family.


Authorization for Medication Form PDF

CT Early Childhood Health Assessment Record PDF

PA Child Health Appraisal Form PDF

Tuition Express Enrollment Form PDF


National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

Keystone Stars

The Fred Rogers Company

Connecticut Office of Early Childhood

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Tender Care Accreditations

Tender Care is a Pennsylvania state-licensed child care and early childhood learning organization, an accredited member of NAEYC, PennAEYC, CAEYC, HAEYC, and PACCA, and is Keystone STARS rated.



Tender Care Learning Centers has committed to accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) as the measurement of our program excellence. NAEYC is the nation’s largest and most influential organization of early childhood educators, and is dedicated to improving programs for children from birth through third grade. NAEYC sets the standards for quality childcare and education in America, with an emphasis placed on the quality of interactions among teachers and children and the developmental appropriateness of the curriculum.

Keystone STARS (PA only)


The Keystone STARS program validates what Tender Care Learning Centers have been doing for many years. Your child's Early Education is critical to his/her development and future success in school and life. Keystone STARS sets requirements for early childhood educators to promote the best learning environment and safest setting possible for your child. As a parent, feel confident your child is safe and respected, is learning new things every day, and is well prepared for future success in life.