CHARLOTTE, NC (December 10, 2019) Northwood Office has a made a significant contribution to Smart Start of Mecklenburg County (SSMC) on behalf of its tenants and customers in Ballantyne this holiday season.
Help Smart Start of Mecklenburg County Raise $5,000 Donate between November 19 and December 3 to help us provide books to young children.
Wondering why early childhood education is so important? Check out our feature on WBTV with Share Charlotte to learn more about MECK Pre-K and to discover how you can support this important initiative in our community.
Presenting Family Forward NC October 1, 2019 8:30am-10:00am The Duke Endowment (800 E Morehead St.
Smart Start of Mecklenburg County was featured on WCCB-TV's Wilson's World on August 7, 2019.
Mealtimes can be stressful for families! During the first 5 years of life, 20% of children struggle with some type of feeding issue.
Did you hear?? On May 7, Bank of America announced a $1 million donation to MECK Pre-K to provide scholarships at UNC Charlotte and Central Piedmont Community College for students to become Pre-K teachers.
"Investing in Early Learning and Development Invests more than $95 million from 2019-2021 in early education and child development.
"This implementation report charts progress toward ensuring that all children birth to five in Mecklenburg County have access to high-quality early childhood education to: foster equal opportunity among children to learn, grow, and thrive; and promote economic opportunity regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, or income.
"Decades of research has shown that pre-kindergarten makes a difference in school readiness not just in the short-term by preparing children for kindergarten, but in the long-term as children grow up, become employed, and contribute to the strength of the economy.
"The findings are clear: The more funding that North Carolina invests for NC Pre-K (and Smart Start), the better children will fare as they get older.
The Healthy Futures program is taking requests for their Healthy Futures Starts at Home workshop for your center's parents.