Supporting School Readiness

Wake County Public School System


Project Enlightenment
Supporting School Readiness
501 S. Boylan Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27603


(919) 856-7774


Supporting School Readiness is a program that works with children and their families in the year prior to entry into kindergarten.

The Getting Ready for Kindergarten (GR4K) Program offers rising kindergarteners the opportunity to attend a facilitated playgroup session using the Second Step Early Learning Program.  Sessions are free and available at multiple sites in Wake County beginning in October of each year.  Participants will attend a total of 28 sessions, one session per week from October to May.  During the sessions, parent/caregivers stay on site and are able to meet with a parent educator for group discussions  focused on how best to prepare their children for kindergarten.  Families with limited income who have an upcoming kindergartner without preschool/childcare experience may apply to participate in this program.



For more information about the Supporting School Readiness Program contact Sherri Lambeth or call (919) 664-7789.



Supporting School Readiness is funded by Wake County Smart Start and managed by Project Enlightenment, an early childhood education and intervention program of the Wake County Public School System Office of Early Learning.

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