Coudersport Office: 814.274.4877
Port Allegany Office: 814.545.1333

PCEC Programs & Services

TKids playgroundhe Potter County Education Council’s (PCEC) Early Learning Team is comprised of educators and other professionals who work with young children in the field of early childhood education and related fields. The members of the team are dedicated to their mission and vision to enhance the learning and development of Potter County’s young children in order to prepare them for success during their school years.

The Potter County Early Learning Team Mission:
To provide parents and families in Potter County information and resources to enhance the learning and development of their young children (birth-5 years).

The Potter County Early Learning Team Vision:
To ensure that all young children in Potter County have quality early learning opportunities that will prepare them to be successful during their school-age years.

Kid deskTeam Members:
Dr. Michele Moore, Executive Director
Potter County Education Council

Mr. Doug Morley, Board President
Potter County Education Council

Mrs. Amy Jacobs, Supervisor
IU #9 Preschool Intervention

Ms. Lisa Eliott, Service Coordinator
IU #9 Preschool Intervention

Ms. Heidi Aikens, Education Manager
NTCAC Head Start

Mrs. Michelle Reilly, Quality Coach
Early Learning Resource Center

Kid gradMr. Thomas Patterson, Director
Potter County Children & Youth Services

Mrs. Deborah Lincoln, Coordinator of Early Intervention Services
Potter County Children & Youth Services

Mrs. Christine Koss, Quality Coach
Early Learning Resource Center

Mrs. Wendy Bailey, Principal
Northern Potter Children's School

Dr. Rebecca Parks, Associate Professor
Early Childhood Education
Mansfield University

Ms. Jeanne Morley, Special Educator
Intermediate Unit #9

Mrs. Mary Lou Jensen, Kindergarten Teacher
Coudersport School District 

Events & Programs

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library 

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library has come to our area!

Thanks to a huge collaborative effort, the program is available to residents in the following 8 school districts (in no particular order):
  • Galeton Area School District
  • Northern Potter School District
  • Coudersport Area School District
  • Oswayo Valley School District
  • Austin Area School District
  • Port Allegany School District
  • Otto-Eldred School District
  • Smethport Area School District 
If you have a child or children under five years of age and live in one of these school districts, you are invited to register for this program. It’s free of charge to all families with young children.
Online registration is available at Click on CAN I REGISTER MY CHILD? to start the registration process. For more information or to register, you can also call your school district or the Potter County Education Council at 814.274.4877.

To learn more about the history and mission of this program, please visit

Family Reading Night
The Early Learning Team has participated in several school districts’ family reading night events. These types of events provide an opportunity to share with families the services and programs the Potter County Education Council and the Early Learning Team have to offer area residents. Please contact the Potter County Education Council if you are interested in having the Early Learning Team participate in your district’s family reading night.


Coudersport Office:

5 Water Street • P.O. Box 5
Coudersport, PA 16915

Office Hours:
8:00am - 4:00pm


Port Allegany Office:

219 Edison Bates Drive5
Port Allegany, PA 16743

Office Hours:
8:00am - 4:00pm