About the Owner:

licensed child care center in macungie paJeannine and Joe Sokolofski opened First Impressions Child Care Center in July of 2001, and have since been committed to providing quality and affordable licensed child care to the East Penn community.

Jeannine holds a bachelor’s degree from Kutztown University with a dual major in both Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education. She taught Kindergarten prior to opening, and also for several years at First Impressions. She has a director’s diploma and is the on-site owner-director. Jeannine is pursuing her Master’s Degree from Cedar Crest College to enhance her teaching skills.

Joe is a full time police officer, and handles the general maintenance and cleaning of the child care center during nights and weekends, and even drives the school bus on distant field trips during the summer. In addition, the Sokolofski’s children attend First Impressions Child Care Center.

About First Impressions:

childcare center in macungie paFirst Impressions Child Care Center provides safe, affordable child care with an environment rich in curriculum, activity and fun. First Impressions has a stellar reputation within the community and the school district, and the staff is dedicated to the physical, mental and emotional well-being and development of the children.

First Impressions is licensed by both the Department of Public Welfare and the Pennsylvania Department of Education, featuring full time Kindergarten. Lunch and snack are provided to students who are enrolled full time. First Impressions also participates in several financial programs including CIS and Child Care Works/Subsidy Participation to ensure all students in the local community have an opportunity for a quality early education.

First Impressions is proud to have been awarded a Keystone Star 4 rating, and is in the process of applying for Star 4. As part of the Keystone Stars Program, children are exposed to an established curriculum of learning, exploring and enhancement of their social development. Keystone Star rated child care centers are continually evaluated to ensure that they are providing the best that child care centers can offer.


Providing the best in childcare to the Lehigh Valley for more than a decade, we offer our services to children living in Coopersburg, Northampton, and Allentown PA.