Grant Impact Report: Smart Start Stories 

IT'S TIME TO ENROLL YOUR CHILD IN PRE-K!

It’s as easy as filling out an application.

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Boosting Children’s Learning Through Text Messages. Text SSMC To 70138 To Sign Up.

MECK PRE-K IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

MECK Pre-K is a Mecklenburg County-funded Pre-Kindergarten Program FREE to eligible 4-Year-Olds.

Help Mecklenburg County Children Turn Five Ready to Thrive

Five fun, simple and powerful ways that families can give every child a great start in life.

GPS Serves Children With Special Health Care Needs Ages 0-3 as They Transition from CDSA to CMS.

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This Program Is Available to Children Living in Mecklenburg County Until Their 5th Birthday. 

Recent News & Information

Out of School Time Youth Resource Fair

​School is back in session and students are busier than ever.  As we ask more of our youth, let’s ensure that they know about all of the opportunities and resources available to help them succeed.  Join us to learn about mentoring programs, prosocial activities, work...

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Now Hiring Positions to Support MECK Pre-K Classrooms

Positions to Support MECK Pre-K Classrooms   Smart Start of Mecklenburg County is currently seeking proposals from individuals or organizations for CLASS-trained coaches to support the new MECK Pre-K teachers and classrooms with best practice teacher child...

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Teacher Appreciation Week

Get emoji-tional with us! #ThankATeacher during Teacher Appreciation Week, May 4-8.   Teachers change the lives of millions of children every day. Their dedication impacts our youngest children and sometimes moves us beyond words, so we invite you show your...

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Register Now for Coalition Webinar on Monday

Join the North Carolina Early Education Coalition on Monday, April 27th at 2:00 pm for a webinar to discuss the NC Legislative Short Session beginning on April 28th, as well as the latest updates on policy and advocacy actions for early childhood education related to...

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Smart Start of Mecklenburg County
(704) 377-6588
601 E. 5th Street, Suite 500
Charlotte, NC 28202