Happy Hearts Early Childhood Education Program happy hearts child and teacher

Our Happy Hearts Early Childhood Education Program at Barber National Institute provides a state-of-the-art educational experience where all preschool children have the opportunity to learn and grow. This fully-inclusive program serves typical children and children with identified developmental delays. Full or part-time enrollment is available based on family preference. 

Happy Hearts benefits from more than 60 years experience that the Barber National Institute has as a leader in the field of education. This Keystone Stars Certified program offers a progressive, innovative curriculum that encourages the development of creativity, self-direction, positive peer interactions and communication. Our experience in individualized education allows us to guide each child toward his or her potential. We also have childcare available from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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Happy Hearts Inclusive PreSchool

Tuition Information

Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarships are available for our preschool program.

Contact Nina Wolfarth at (814) 878-4080 or NWolfarth@BarberInstitute.org for more information on scholarships for our Happy Hearts Early Childhood Education Program at the Barber National Institute in Erie, PA.

Annual Calendar of Service Days

Meals and Snacks