Rose Snyder

PennAEYC Director of Education and Operations

Rose Snyder brings more than thirty-seven years’ experience in leadership, management and the development of early care and education professionals 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), Rose brings a wealth of experience to the PennAEYC team. Prior to joining the PennAEYC team Rose served as the Director/Administrator of Masonic Village Child Care Center for nearly 25 years. During this time Rose lead 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 mentor and early childhood advocate for the early childhood profession in Lancaster Co. 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.

PennAEYC responsibilities include: Provide oversight of the educational and professional learning services offered by PennAEYC including ECE apprenticeship coaching/mentoring project, CDA programs and services, NAEYC Accreditation support and facilitation as well as private and state funded professional development. General collaboration with Executive Director to support the organization mission, vision and strategic direction through aspects of operation such financial support and recordkeeping, day to day office operation and business standards of excellence. Oversee the membership and chapter development of the PennAEYC member network.


Phone: 717-635-9026, Extension: 300