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Workshop for PRESCHOOL Sensory-Motor DEVELOPMENT for children ages 2-5 years. TOPICS will include How children grow and explore their environment from 2-5 years including Fine motor development, Gross motor development and Sensory processing. This event is for parents, caregivers and professionals (adults only; no childcare available).
Smart Start of Mecklenburg County is proud to Support Astronomers without Borders and Explore Scientific in their quest to collect eclipse glasses to be sent to schools in South America and Asia when eclipses cross those continents in 2019. Young children are natural...
Charlotte Strong is designed to engage individuals, corporations and community constituents in FREE or donation based activities by creating a month long calendar of physical activities and events. Participants can be anyone in the community. We are all working...
Supporting children’s healthy social and emotional development can have a big impact on their long-term success in school and beyond. Join us online for an engaging 10-lesson series from Exchange Press to explore strategies and new ideas to help you promote positive social/emotional development and address challenging behaviors in the classroom. This course is tailored to meet your experience level! You’ll identify your experience level and then complete activities designed to “meet you where you’re at” as an early childhood professional.
"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...
Click the button below to read the Health and Human Services recommended appropriations: Health and Human Services Appropriations "Investing in Early Learning and Development - Invests more than $95 million from 2019-2021 in early education and child development. Adds...
Turn Five Ready to Thrive
Smart Start of Mecklenburg County
601 E. 5th Street, Suite 500
Charlotte, NC 28202