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

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

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Recent News & Information

Charlotte Today Interview

Lee Henderson, Program Director of Mecklenburg Partnership for Children visited Charlotte Today on April 2nd to discuss the organization’s collaboration with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to insure every child living in Mecklenburg County has books, regardless of...

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Upcoming Charlotte Focus Group – March 29, 2018

The Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) is the major source of federal funds for child care subsidy and quality improvement in North Carolina. The Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE) uses the funds to provide child care assistance for...

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Bank of America Donates $1M to MECK Pre-K

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.  Click the button below to learn more. Read Full Story

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Request for Proposal – Online Data Management System

Mecklenburg Partnership for Children invites you to develop and support a user friendly online grants management software system that integrates planning, application and reporting needs for programs. Click here to learn more about this opportunity and about how Smart...

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