Rose Snyder

Senior Director of Education and Operations

Rose provides oversight of the educational and professional learning services offered by PennAEYC, including ECE apprenticeship coaching/mentoring project, CDA programs and services, NAEYC accreditation support, as well as private and state-funded professional development. She oversees the membership and chapter development of the PennAEYC member network. In collaboration with the Executive Director, Rose is responsible for the organization's operations, such as financial support and recordkeeping, day to day office duties and business standards of excellence. 

Rose brings more than thirty-seven years’ experience in leadership, management and the development of early care and education professionals she brings a wealth of experience to the PennAEYC team. As a  graduate of Northeastern Christian College with an Associate of Arts Degree specializing in Early Childhood Education and Eastern Mennonite University with a degree in Management and Organizational Development (MOD). Prior to joining PennAEYC, Rose served as the Director/Administrator of Masonic Village Child Care Center for nearly 25 years. During this time Rose led the program and staff through numerous NAEYC accreditation cycles, as well as continued growth and development of the 150 child program on the multi-generational care facility located in Elizabethtown, PA. Rose served for many years as a mentor and advocate for the early childhood profession in Lancaster County including leadership roles in the Lancaster Chapter of PennAEYC and the PennAEYC Board of Directors, Elizabethtown Communities that Care, Lancaster High School's (McCaskey) Early Childhood Advisory Council as well as others. Rose and her husband Terry live and raised their daughter in beautiful Elizabethtown, PA for the past 36 years.


Phone: 717-635-9026, Extension: 300