2021 Bidders' Conference

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New Funding Opportunity!

We invite you to submit a letter of intent for innovation initiatives.

Be a Champion for Children

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

MECK Pre-K is a county-funded program and therefore FREE for children who qualify. 

GPS is designed for Mecklenburg County parents with children 0-5 who are part of the complex, sometime frightening world of autism.

Sign up to receive FREE books! Program is available to children living in Mecklenburg County until their 5th birthday. 

Recent News & Information

How Caregivers Can Boost Young Brains

Five simple steps for stimulating interactions with young children — at home, in daycare, or in preschool BY:Usable Knowledge Adapted from research by the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard Universityand from resources developed by Filming Interactions to...

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Chairman Dunlap Delivers State of the County Address

"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."-...

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