Lifelong Learning

for a Successful Workforce

Building tomorrow’s workforce in
southwestern Pennsylvania through early
childhood development, employment and
training, education, and business services.

All ProgramsAbout Us



Early Childhood

ETI Driving School

PIC Kidz Zone

Who we are

Founded in 1983, the Private Industry Council of Westmoreland/Fayette, Inc. (PIC), is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that operates employment, education, and training programs in southwestern Pennsylvania. PIC assists youth, adults, dislocated workers, and the economically disadvantaged in reaching their educational goals, supporting their family growth, and obtaining training and employment.

Click here to view our brochure

Our Mission

Building tomorrow’s workforce in southwestern Pennsylvania through early childhood development, employment and training, education, and business services.

We support this Mission by:

Providing assistance to employers to meet their workforce needs.
Identifying and removing employment barriers for individuals and families.
Committing to a holistic approach in education, empowerment, and lifelong learning.

Our Vision

Strengthening the economy by improving the quality of life in southwestern Pennsylvania. We strive for lifelong learning for a successful workforce in the region.

Our Values

We strive for the highest level of performance and excellence in all we do. This means meeting all contractual, programmatic, and fiscal goals on an individual, team, and corporate basis.
We endeavor to have the best possible relationship with all our stakeholders – funders, local communities, customers, employees, and collaborators – by being responsive to their needs, treating them with respect, and exceeding their expectations.
We do so with the commitment, enthusiasm, flexibility, positive attitude, proactive approach, and teamwork necessary for continual success.

What is Early Head Start Childcare Partnership?

Early Head Start Childcare Partnership (EHS-CCP) is a center-based program for infants and toddlers.  EHS CCP partners with eligible daycares to create EHS CCP infant /toddlers’ rooms within the daycare. But how is this different from the current head start and Pre k...

Beaver County Head Start Hosts Make It Take It Events

The Beaver County Head Start/ Early Head Start’s Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Committee has been hosting multiple make it take it events. The committee encourages all program staff to gather with the PBIS committee members to discuss any...

Beaver County Head Start Celebrates National Thank a Mail Carrier Day

February 4th was “National Thank a Mail Carrier Day” and Beaver County’s Wellness Committee showed appreciation to the Mailman that regularly delivers mail to the mall office.  This was a day to celebrate and give thanks to those who ensure our mail is delivered...

Fayette County Head Start Students Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Week

Connellsville Township Head Start classrooms are celebrating the birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel's also known as Dr. Seuss, the author of “The Cat in the Hat” and other books. Each day the week of March 4th-8th, is a day to honor the author's books and characters....

PIC PA PreK Counts Students learn about colors and clothing

In January, Burchfield students were learning about clothes and for two weeks, students wore a specific color each day.   On January 12 they wore black and yellow to support the Steelers!  This day turned out to be their favorite color day of all!

Youth Drone Education Program Success Story: The Private Industry Council of Westmoreland/Fayette, Inc.

Airman First Class Jes Nicola, of Hopwood PA, is proudly serving his country in the United States Air Force. Jes participated in our Drone Education Program during the 2020 - 2021 school year through a grant provided by the Westmoreland Fayette Workforce Investment...

Come March for Babies with Fayette County Head Start/Early Head Start!!!

For the past two years, Head Start / Early Head Start have been participating in a Local March for Babies fundraising walk. Each year our donations to the March of Dimes have grown. This year, as in the past two years, we will meet at Hutchinson Park on Saturday,...

PA CareerLink® Fayette News: Mobile PA CareerLink® and Partnership with Schools & Spring Job Fair

Mobile PA CareerLink® and Partnership with Schools To start off the new year, Brownsville Area High School kept the PIC staff very busy in the first quarter.  On several visits, staff met with 12th Grade students during their English period, enrolling them in the PA...

Shaler Pre-K Celebrates Reading March Madness

The students in the Pre-K Classroom at Scott Primary have been working on their own brackets for March Madness, but with a twist! Along with discussing basketball's March Madness, they are having a March Madness Reading event where they are reading books and voting on...

Our Supporters

Translate »