September is all about celebrating literacy! It's easy - pick up a book and explore where it takes you! Raising awareness and interest in improving literacy in our community has a positive ripple effect.
At Smart Start of Mecklenburg County (SSMC), we know that learning begins at birth and that children's first teachers are their parents and caregivers.
McGuireWoods LLP is proud to support Smart Start of Mecklenburg County and its mission to improve early childhood health, education and development.
Smart Start of Mecklenburg County (SSMC) recognizes that every family wants their children to thrive.
Nonprofit organizations require a strong Chief Executive Officer to align the organization's strategy to meet the mission and vision.
Original Post Courtesy of Read Charlotte | July 12, 2023 On a recent day in a MECK Pre-K classroom, students sat in small groups, working on literacy-building activities like matching synonyms and counting syllables.
Rocket Fuel Brands is proud to support and promote the mission, message and services of the Meck Pre-K program.
Smart Start of Mecklenburg County is proud to announce the addition of a Mamava Solo lactation pod for its office suite.
Moore & Van Allen (MVA) is proud to support Smart Start of Mecklenburg County and its mission to provide programs in the community that focus on early childhood care and education, family support, health, and literacy.
For over 50 years, Kaplan Early Learning Company has been at the forefront of championing play as a vital component of early childhood education.
This spring, MECK Pre-K site administrators attended their first Professional Learning Community (PLC) meeting at Park Road Baptist Child Development Center.
Supporting a young child's growth, education, and development is critical to kindergarten readiness.
Video courtesy of WCNC April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and Smart Start of Mecklenburg County is proudly a part of the Mecklenburg Child Abuse Prevention Team.
Parents are struggling to get help they can afford.
The literacy team of Smart Start of Mecklenburg County (SSMC) have been a staple at family-friendly events across the county for years.
The Smart Start of Mecklenburg County Board of Directors and the Human Resources team at Ascend Non-Profit Solutions have conducted an extensive search and interview process.
Mecklenburg County is developing a Behavioral Health Strategic Plan and is soliciting input from service providers and customers, individuals with lived experiences, and the community at-large, by way of community engagement meetings.
Certified Employers Represent More Than 600 Employees in Communities Across NC Original Article by Emily Swartzlander | March 6, 2023 Raleigh, NC -- The North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation (NCECF) today announced the first 15 employers -- representing more than 600 employees -- to receive a Family Forward NC Certification.
At Smart Start of Mecklenburg County (SSMC), we are committed to the health and well-being of our employees and their families.
I recently made the difficult decision to step down from my position as CEO of Smart Start of Mecklenburg County at the end of our fiscal year (June 30th ).
Smart Start of Mecklenburg County (SSMC) is committed to innovation in early childhood.
Smart Start of Mecklenburg County and Care Ring are excited to announce a new partnership, offering free physicals to eligible family child care providers through June 30, 2023.
Community partners enhance the MECK Pre-K experience in so many ways, and we are so grateful for their partnership with Promising Pages.