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DEVELOPING A HIGH QUALITY, safe and developmentally appropriate child care facility requires expert consultation and in-depth analysis of interior space, structure and cost. Every detail of the design and planning, from the selection of furnishings to wall and tile colors, has an enduring effect on the development of children. Early Childhood Environments has the experience and resources to simplify this complicated process.

The staff at Early Childhood Environments has more than 40 years of experience giving guidance to those providing care for infants, toddlers, pre-school and school age children.

Beth Joseph, the founder and Director of Early Childhood Environments, has more than 25 years of experience in early childhood education. interior and playground design. She holds an MS. Ed. from University of Pennsylvania, BFA in interior design from Moore College of Art, and a BA from Temple University.

Beth Joseph also holds the following certifications:

The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania- Finance and Accounting Management

Environmental Rating Scale Training- ECERS, Chapel Hill North Carolina

Pennsylvania -PQAS certified trainer-CT1152000 renewal pending

Harvard Graduate School of Design- Child Care Facility Design

Early Childhood Facilities Design Institute

National Recreation and Park Association- Certified Playground Safety Inspection

ECE is a minority owned and operated company