Announcement and news from Hanna Perkins

  • Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development announces new website October 1, 2018 Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: Bob Rosenbaum, marketing/communications brosenbaum@hannaperkins.org 216-401-9342 Hannah Perkins Center for Child Development launches new website Oct. 1, 2018 SHAKER HEIGHTS – Hanna Perkins Center has launched a new version of its website: www.hannaperkins.org. Updates incorporate advances in website technology since the previous version was launched in 2013; and also strive to provide visitors with a more user-friendly ...
  • Annual workshop focuses on helping children through the impact of divorce September 6, 2018 Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: Pam Millar, Director of Community Engagement pmillar@hannaperkins.org 216-991-4472 Helping children through the impact of divorce is topic of conference for parents, teachers, social workers and counselors Sept. 6, 2018 SHAKER HEIGHTS – Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development will hold a conference, Working Through a Healthy Divorce: Addressing the Developmental Impact on Children, on Nov. ...
  • Stacey Kramer appointed Director of Finance & Human Resources August 11, 2018 Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   For more information: Karen Baer, CEO kbaer@hannaperkins.org 216-991-4472 Stacey Kramer is appointed Director of Finance & Human Resources at Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development Thursday, Aug. 10, 2018 SHAKER HEIGHTS – Hanna Perkins Center has announced the appointment of Stacey Kramer as Director of Finance & Human Resource. In her role, Kramer will oversee the non-profit agency’s financial and ...
  • Support Hanna Perkins when you shop at Heinen’s August 23, 2017 If you shop at Heinen’s and use its Preferred Card, you can help Hanna Perkins School receive valuable donations that support us in providing valuable services to families throughout Northeast Ohio. Through the grocery store’s Tasteful Rewards program, Preferred Card users can select a school to receive a donation form Heinen’s of 1% of whatever they ...
  • Challenge gifts offered to double your donation May 2, 2017 Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development has received two challenge gifts that will double contributions between now and June 30. If you make donations to non-profit organizations that provide hands-on service to local children and families, please consider making a gift now. Two anonymous donors have promised to match every new gift we receive up to ...
  • Reception celebrates appointment of HPC’s Kimberly Bell to CWRU med school post January 23, 2017 Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: Bob Rosenbaum, communications brosenbaum@hannaperkins.org 216-401-9342 Reception celebrates appointment of HPC’s Kimberly Bell to CWRU med school post Mon., Jan. 23, 2017 SHAKER HEIGHTS – Kimberly Bell, Ph.D., Clinical Director at Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development, will be honored at a reception on Jan. 26 2017, in celebration of her appointment as the John A. Hadden ...
  • Hadden Clinic empaneled by CareSource as Medicaid provider November 18, 2016 Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Click to download a PDF of this release For more information: Karen Baer, CEO kbaer@hannaperkins.org 216-991-4472 Hanna Perkins Center mental health clinic now accepting  Medicaid reimbursement through CareSource Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 SHAKER HEIGHTS – The Hadden Clinic at Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development is now accepting Medicaid reimbursement for treatment of qualified families who have coverage through CareSource. The ...
  • Rockwell Automation volunteers help prep playgrounds August 26, 2016   A group of employees from Rockwell Automation volunteered to help prepare the playgrounds on Friday, Aug. 19 for the new school year at Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development. The work included general cleanup and spreading several yards of specialized playground mulch to protect the young children who use the playground. Hanna Perkins is grateful to the volunteers who ...
  • Shaker schools implement HPC anti-bullying curriculum June 9, 2016 Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: Karen Baer, CEO kbaer@hannaperkins.org 216-991-4472 June 9, 2016 SHAKER HEIGHTS –The Shaker Heights City School District will provide all of its preschool students in the 2016-17 school year with a new social-emotional curriculum designed to prevent bullying by helping young children learn to express their anger appropriately. Created by Shaker Heights-based Hanna Perkins Center for ...
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities awards grant to Hanna Perkins May 16, 2016 Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ann Newman, Chief Exec. Officer Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northeastern Ohio (216) 986-0855  Director@rmhc-neo.org  Area Non-Profit Organizations Awarded Grant Funds by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northeastern Ohio Inc. Cleveland, OH, May 15, 2016 —  The Board of Directors of Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Northeastern Ohio, Inc., (RMHC-NEO) recently awarded a grant to area non-profit organizations ...
  • A little fun with the Hanna Perkins name April 12, 2016 Hanna Perkins’ April 9, 2016 Spotlight On Our Stars benefit was a great success, raising more than $200,000 for scholarships, development of programming, and ongoing operations. That evening, we had a little fun at our own expense with this video to celebrate the 65th anniversary of Hanna Perkins’ founding. Special thanks to Ted Rodenborn and our other ...
  • Hanna Perkins’ 65th anniversary benefit to honor Susan Y. Meisel January 21, 2016 Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: Beth Watson, Director of Development bwatson@hannaperkins.org 216-991-4472 Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development celebrates 65th anniversary with benefit honoring Susan Yarus Meisel Jan. 20, 2016 SHAKER HEIGHTS –The Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development has announced that this year’s Hadden Award will be presented to Susan Y. Meisel for her passion and devotion to the organization’s ...
  • Hanna Perkins appoints Kimberly Bell, Ph.D. to position of clinical director January 7, 2016 Position connected with endowed Hadden Chair at CWRU School of Medicine FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: Karen Baer, CEO kbaer@hannaperkins.org 216-991-4472 Jan. 7, 2016 SHAKER HEIGHTS – Kimberly Bell, Ph.D., has been named clinical director at the Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development. Her responsibilities include day-to-day oversight of the Hadden Clinic for Children & Families, which provides evaluation, assessment and treatment ...
  • Hanna Perkins selected to make elite funding pitch August 27, 2015 Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 27, 2015 SHAKER HEIGHTS – The Hanna Perkins Center For Child Development has been selected to participate in the 2015 “bigBANG! Fast-Pitch” competition hosted by Social Venture Partners Cleveland (SVP). Hanna Perkins will use the opportunity to seek funding and exposure for its new “My Mad Feelings” curriculum – a program designed to head ...
  • Swagelok employees volunteer at Hanna Perkins August 19, 2015 Neither the heat nor the humidity slowed down volunteers from Solon-based Swagelok Co., who spent their day on Wed., Aug. 15 helping with playground maintenance. Despite temperatures in the high-80s and humidity above 60%, the team of nearly 20 employees spread specialized playground mulch on both playgrounds in record time, and removed several large shrubs that killed by last ...
  • How violence affects young children October 22, 2014 An article published Oct. 21, 2014 in The Plain Dealer and Cleveland.com cited Hanna Perkins Education Director Barbara Streeter in explaining why children who are victims of violence have such varied reactions. The article noted: “A child’s reaction to violence is difficult to predict and depends on a number of variables, Streeter said. But it’s where the child’s ...
  • “All About Me” summer program debuts for 3-6 year-olds June 12, 2014 Press Release   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: Pam Millar Associate Director of Community Engagement & School Programs pmillar@hannaperkins.org 216-401-9342 New “All About Me” summer camp experience designed for children 3-6 June 12, 2014 SHAKER HEIGHTS – The Reinberger Parent/Child Resource Center at Hanna Perkins Center has announced “All About Me,” a new summer camp experience for children ages 3-6, kicking off this July. Drawing on a ...
  • Zack and Debby Paris to be honored with first Hadden Award December 27, 2013 SHAKER HEIGHTS – The Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development has announced Zachary and Deborah Paris as the first recipients of its Hadden Award. It will honor the husband and wife at the “Spotlight On Our Stars” benefit on April 5. Zachary Paris is a partner at Jones Day specializing in real estate law and a ...
  • Hanna Perkins adds two new staff members October 28, 2013 Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: Bob Rosenbaum, communications manager brosenbaum@hannaperkins.org 216-401-9342   Oct. 28, 2013 SHAKER HEIGHTS — The Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development has announced two additions to its staff. Pam Millar has been named Associate Director of Community Engagement and School Programs. In that role, she will be responsible for the non-profit organization’s education and outreach programming for early ...
  • Parent/Child playroom closed Oct. 18 October 14, 2013 The playroom at Hanna Perkins’ Reinberger Parent/Child Resource Center will be closed Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 for some scheduled building maintenance. We apologize for any disappointment, and will look forwarding to seeing you the following week, when regular hours resume. For schedules and other information about the Reinberger Parent/Child Resource Center, click here. Photo courtesy of David Castillo Dominic/FreeDigitalPhotos.net
  • Caitlin Blaine joins team as newest kindergarten teacher September 25, 2013 Hanna Perkins School has welcomed Caitlin Blaine as a new kindergarten teacher.  She received her training at Ursuline College and has had previous experience teaching in pre-k, kindergarten, and elementary classrooms. She said she feels privileged to have the opportunity to work at Hanna Perkins, and School Director Barbara Streeter said members of the staff are ...
  • Vote to help Hanna Perkins spread the word September 13, 2013 Hanna Perkins is participating in the 2013 Good News Giving Program, in which The Plain Dealer, cleveland.com and Sun News will donate advertising space to 50 health and human service organizations in the Northeast Ohio area. Organizations that provide essential services to those in critical need right here in our community will be chosen by ...
  • Remembering Dr. John Kennell September 9, 2013 It is with sadness that we note the passing of John H. Kennell, M.D. He was professor emeritus of pediatrics at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital in Cleveland. As a doctor and educator, he had immeasurable influence on an untold number of children, parents, families, medical students, ...
  • Bank of America volunteers spread good works (and mulch) August 20, 2013 This great group of employees from Bank of America volunteered on Tuesday, Aug. 13  to help spread a large pile of mulch on our two playgrounds and throughout our garden area – which comprises a butterfly garden, teaching garden and community garden. They came ready to work, and showed a true interest in our mission. We ...
  • ‘Recognition of Child Abuse’ and other CEU courses for caregivers of young children August 6, 2013 Press Release     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: Bob Rosenbaum, communications manager brosenbaum@hannaperkins.org 216-401-9342   August 7, 2013 SHAKER HEIGHTS – The Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development, a 501(c3) non-profit organization, has announced professional programming offerings this fall that support the work of day care providers, social workers, teachers and caregivers for young children. All of the programs are certified to ...
  • New: Summer programming for toddlers May 28, 2013 Summer drop-in play hours For the first time, the Reinberger Parent/Child Resource Center at Hanna Perkins is offering summertime hours for Drop-In Play. During drop-in play, adults participate with their children in dramatic play, puzzles, a collection of toys and books, as well as  hands-on activities including science, gardening, snacks and arts-and-craft projects. Selected sessions also include story ...
  • Spring in the school garden May 6, 2013 The growing season has begun in earnest, and the children at Hanna Perkins School have been making the most of it in the school’s garden. The garden encompasses both a vegetable garden and the Hanna Perkins Butterfly Garden – a gift of the Hershey Foundation. Children have been cutting daffodils to decorate their classrooms, notes Laura Cyrocki, ...
  • Beth Watson joins as new development director April 19, 2013 Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: Bob Rosenbaum, communications manager brosenbaum@hannaperkins.org 216-401-9342   April 19, 2013 SHAKER HEIGHTS — The Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development has named Beth Watson its new Director of Development. She will be responsible for managing fundraising activities at the non-profit organization. Watson comes to Hanna Perkins from Old Trail School in Bath, Ohio, where she served ...
  • Analytic journal publishes article by school director April 8, 2013 An article by Hanna Perkins’ Barbara Streeter, on the history and impact of the psychoanalytic school, has been published in the latest edition of The American Psychoanalyst, the quarterly magazine of the American Psychoanalytic Association. Streeter is School Director of The Hanna Perkins School, and she chairs the faculty of the Hanna Perkins Center Training Program ...
  • Preschool staff grows with hiring of Noelle Jones March 19, 2013 Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: Bob Rosenbaum, communications manager brosenbaum@hannaperkins.org 216-401-9342  Feb. 26, 2013 SHAKER HEIGHTS – Hanna Perkins School has added a third preschool teaching post to its staff, and has announced the hiring of Noelle Jones to fill that position. The position was made possible through a generous grant from the Mather Foundation. Jones is a recent graduate ...
  • Jeannine Lehman joins HPC as finance director January 24, 2013 Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: Bob Rosenbaum, communications manager brosenbaum@hannaperkins.org 216-401-9342  Jan. 24, 2013 SHAKER HEIGHTS – Jeannine Lehman has joined The Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development in the newly created role of finance director. Lehman will direct the not-for-profit organization’s financial affairs as well as some of its human resources functions. Lehman has 20 years of accounting ...
  • Annual Fund Drive December 17, 2012 We’re a third of the way home. Check in to stay updated on the status of our annual fund drive. As of Dec. 10 we’re at about 33% of our goal. If you want to help us reach it faster, click here.
  • Streeter elected faculty chair of Psychoanalytic Training Program December 17, 2012 Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: Bob Rosenbaum, communications manager brosenbaum@hannaperkins.org 216-401-9342  Dec. 17, 2012 SHAKER HEIGHTS – Barbara Streeter, M.S., L.P.C.C. (Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor), has been elected Chair of  Faculty at The Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development. The Hanna Perkins faculty oversees the child and adolescent Psychoanalytic Training Program, which  has been in operation since 1958. In this ...
  • In Memoriam: Elizabeth Daunton November 12, 2012 Elizabeth Daunton, without whom Hanna Perkins Center would be a very different place, died Oct. 31 at the age of 94 after a prolonged illness. “She was prepared to die and appreciated that those close to her had the opportunity to say good bye,” notes Barbara Streeter, Educational Director at Hanna Perkins. Daunton, a psychoanalyst, came to ...
  • Hanna Perkins CEO meets with longtime agency supporters October 15, 2012 On Oct. 10, about 40 key stakeholders in the ongoing success of  The Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development gathered at the childhood home of Board President Susi Meisel for a reception introducing them to new CEO Karen Baer. Three months after taking the position, Baer provided the group with her 90-day assessment of Hanna Perkins, ...
  • Bringing in the harvest October 9, 2012 Hanna Perkins’ Hershey Foundation Butterfly Garden is overflowing, and the harvest is coming in. The photo below is a small sampling of the fresh produce picked over the Labor Day Weekend. The photo above is from earlier in the growing season. The community garden is overseen by staff member Laura Cyrocki. For information about available garden ...
  • Hanna Perkins announces new CEO June 26, 2012 Karen Baer has been named CEO of Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development, capping an effort of more than a year to find the right person to take on the leadership role. She begins work immediately. In making the announcement, Susan Y. Meisel, chairman of the Hanna Perkins Board, said, “We’re very excited to have Karen ...