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Nov 14 2019
Finance Committee
WCSS Conference Room, 4901 Waters Edge Dr., Ste. 101

This is a standing board committee meeting. The meeting is open to committee members only. For more information about this

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Nov 14 2019
Wake Pre-K Walk-In Application Event
Wake County Smart Start, 4901 Waters Edge Drive, Upstairs Training Room #204, Raleigh, NC 27606

Is your child ready for Kindergarten? Wake Pre-K offers parents this walk-in event where families of children turning age 4

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Nov 14 2019
Program Planning Committee
Wake County Smart Start, 4901 Waters Edge Drive, Suite 101, Raleigh, NC, 27606

This is a standing board committee meeting. The meeting is open to committee members only. For more information about this

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NIEER Report Calls for Increased NC Pre-K Funding & Expanded Access

As Wake County’s NC Pre-K administrators, we support this call to enroll more children in this high quality, life-changing program!
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November Building Blocks: Helpful Hands, Helpful Hearts

This month’s newsletter is all about raising kind and helpful children at home and in the classroom!

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August Early Childhood News: Public Health via Child Care Centers

Find out what WCSS’s role is in supporting good health for children and the larger community!

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The Infant-Toddler Educator AWARD$ Program is Here!

Teachers who work full-time with infants, ones, and twos, apply now!

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