U-GRO Learning Centres is excited to announce the expansion of our advanced childcare center in Hershey! We are constructing a new building adjacent to the current 16,000-square-foot facility at 1223 Research Boulevard.
“We’ve developed a pre-K model that works. U-GRO children achieve superior outcomes. Our kindergarten-readiness scores are consistently above 95 percent, meaning children have a better chance of succeeding in kindergarten and school in general,” said Greg Holsinger, president and CEO. “We think we can empower more families and want to positively impact more children for success in central Pennsylvania.
The renovation will be opening in spring 2018 and transition will be completed by summer. Expanding to a new training campus, the new two-story building will house eight preschool classrooms, a training center for teachers, and space for U-GRO’s support staff operations, which are currently located at the Harrisburg East location.
“Relocating our staff support center and building dedicated space to more effectively train U-GRO teachers will help us reach that objective,” he added.
The Hershey expansion is expected to add 25-plus jobs to the community.
U-GRO’s support center provides management and related services for our 12 childcare centers in central Pennsylvania. We are proud to serve more than 1,500 children daily at centers in Lancaster, Lebanon, Lititz, York, Mechanicsburg, Harrisburg and Hershey.