About First 10

First 10 is a collaboration of community organizations, early childhood providers, and school districts. We provide learning opportunities and resources for kids across Lancaster County, from birth to age 10. We specialize in programs for 0-5 year olds to get them prepared for their school years ahead!


First 10 partners with caregivers, school districts and community agencies to actively support and engage the children of Lancaster County, in order to set them on a path to educational success!


We strive to establish a strong partnership between schools, community agencies, and caregivers that works to empower young children to grow socially, academically, and mentally. First 10 will provide learning opportunities for all children in Lancaster County from birth to kindergarten and beyond!


First 10 was founded by David Jacobson at EDC. To learn more about First 10 nationwide, please go to first10.org.

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Meet your
First 10 Coordinator

Meg May

Meg May is the First 10 Coordinator for Community Action Partnership of Lancaster County. She is responsible for identifying, aligning, and leading the collaborative efforts of community partners, school districts, and social services as they guide families through the first ten years of a child’s life. Meg worked in early childhood education as a teacher prior to supporting and implementing First 10 work. She completed her undergraduate work in Communication Studies from Temple University.

If you are an organization or provider in any of Lancaster County’s school districts we would love to team up with you!