Updated Mission: The Caswell County Partnership for Children unites the community to provide families with resources and services to enable all children to reach their fullest potential.
What is the CCPFC?
The Caswell County Partnership for Children (CCPFC) is a non-profit organization serving children, youth and families in Caswell County. CCPFC administers the state Smart Start program.
Smart Start is an early childhood initiative designed to ensure that young children enter school healthy and ready to succeed.
CCPFC also administers other grant funded programs for children birth through age eighteen and is a central source of information about activities, programs, and resources for children and families.
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The Partnership is offering a North Carolina Foundations for Early Learning and Development (NCFELD) Training on May 18 and 19 from 6:30-9pm both nights. This training is open to licensed/regulated child care providers. Registration and payment due May 10 4pm. For more information and the registration form, click: Flyer Registration Form
Request for Proposals
,The Caswell County Partnership for Children is accepting proposals from qualified applicants to provide Program Support Services for the Raising a Reader Program in Caswell County for the time period of July 15, 2016-May 31, 2017. Proposals due by May 10, 4PM. Click here for more information.
Month of Young Child: Official Visit
April was National Month of the Young Child, a time to recognize the importance of early learning and early literacy, and to celebrate the teachers and policies that bring early childhood education to young children. Every year the Partnership hosts public awareness activities in Caswell as part of the Month of the Young Child celebration. Activities conducted during the month promote the needs of young children, their families, and the early childhood programs that serve them.
One of these activities is to invite a Caswell County elected official to visit a local licensed child care program.
This year, Caswell County Board of Commissioner Nate Hall visited the NC Pre-Kindergarten (NC Pre-K) classroom at Oakwood Elementary School in Yanceyville, NC. Mr. Hall read books to the children and talked with Lead Teacher Beth Griffin and Assistant Teacher Rhonda Thompson about the NC Pre-K and evidence based early literacy Raising a Reader programs, as well as other important issues surrounding early child development. Oakwood Elementary NC Pre-K’s classroom is one of five NC Pre-K sites in the County. The other classrooms are located at: Rainbow Educational Child Care Center, Caswell Community Head Start, North Elementary, and South Elementary. Each of these sites, except Caswell Community Head Start, also serves as a Raising A Reader site. Oakwood’s NC Pre-K classroom has a five star rating, which is the highest rating a licensed child care program can earn.
“All young children need and deserve high-quality early learning experiences that will prepare them for life, and Caswell County has a great opportunity to do our part to help young children,” said Sandra Hudspeth, Executive Director of the Caswell County Partnership for Children. Young children and their families depend on high-quality education and care, which help children get a great start and bring lasting benefits to Caswell County. The Caswell County Partnership for Children would like to thank Commissioner Hall for his visit and Oakwood Elementary for hosting the visit.
For more information on other activities held during the Month of the Young Child or to learn how you can become involved in building support for high-quality early childhood education programs, contact the Partnership at 336-694-1538 or explore this website.
Child Care Pre-Licensing Workshop
Coming soon! A Family Child Care Home Pre-Licensing workshop for only $3 on: May 11 & 12 from 2 - 4:30pm each day at the CCPFC Office (1084 NC Hwy 86 N in Yanceyville). This workshop is for anyone interested in learning more about starting a Family Child Care Home in Caswell County and will cover: Getting Started, Safety, Health, Star Rated License, Compliance, and more.
For more information, call 336-694-1538 or email email@example.com. Payment and registration form are due by April 28. FLYER REGISTRATION FORM
4 yr old Parents: Apply for Free Pre-K!
Caswell County Schools and the Partnership are accepting Pre-K applications for the 2016-2017 school year. Download here. Get yours TODAY!
When you turn in a completed application packet, you will be given an appointment for preschool screening. Read more about FREE Pre-K here.
Apply now for 2016 PDI!
Updated PDI Guidelines now available! NEW: download the FAQ for PDI!
For more information, call 336-694-1538 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FY1415 Final Activity Report Available
The newest Smart Start Final Activity Report and an Executive Summary with highlights for fiscal year 2014-15 are now available! Check out Reports section of website to see previous years also.
Parent Resource: Triple P Online
NC Triple P now available FREE Online! “Triple P Online (TPOL) will introduce you to Triple P’s 17 core parenting skills – simple strategies to encourage positive behavior, and to prevent and manage misbehavior. TPOL is suitable for parents of children up to 12 years of age.” More information here.
Provider Bonus Program
Get incentives if staff complete professional development and implement certain policies and practices related to staff professional development. For 4- and 5- star centers and family child care homes that serve or have indicated a willingness to and history of serving children receiving child care subsidy, Head Start or NC Pre-K assistance will be eligible to participate in the Professional Development Bonus Program. For more info or to apply visit here.
Providers: Phone Seminars
A new round of NCECA Telephone Seminars is now available. Please find the seminar information and registration here. One hour of DCDEE credit available for each seminar.