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EDU 119: Intro to Early Childhood Education


  • Cleveland County Partnership for Children
    • A nonprofit that promotes school readiness by planning and funding programs that help our young children arrive Kindergarten ready for school success.
  • Head Start
    • Promotes school readiness of young children from low-income families through local programs. Head Start programs supports the mental, social, and emotional development of children from birth to age 5.
    • The Department of Health and Human Services manages the delivery of health and human related services for all North Carolinians, especially out most vulnerable citizens - children, elderly, disabled, and low-income families.
  • NCDHHS Division of Child Development and Early Education
    • Supports the mission to ensure the health and safety of children in child care programs, to promote quality child care by implementing evidence-based standards and to increase access to quality child care to families and children across North Carolina.
  • NC Early Childhood Foundation
    • Promotes understanding, spearheads collaboration, and advances policies to ensure each North Carolina child is on track for lifelong success by the end of third grade.
  • NC Institute for Child Development Professionals
    • Promote the implementation of a comprehensive professional development and recognition system that links education and compensation for the child care workforce to ensure high quality care and education services for children and families.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook: Preschool Teachers
    • Preschool teachers educate and care for children younger than 5 who have not yet entered Kindergarten.
  • Smart Start
    • Advance a high quality, comprehensive, accountable system of care and education for each child beginning with a healthy birth.
  • Zero to Three
    • A national, nonprofit organization that provides parents, professionals and policy makers the knowledge and know how to nurture early development.