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Monday, April 24, 2017
Early EducatorsThe staff at Partners for Children & Families thanks you for your ongoing dedication to the youngest learners in our community! As a special "thank you," we are delivering fun Loose Parts activity bins to all facilities in Moore County. Loose parts are any collection of natural or man made objects that can be moved, combined, taken apart...
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
DCDEE  now has a hotline for providers to call if they are having issues with their NCID related to the health and safety trainings. Call (919) 527-6666. Please note - this is a Raleigh-based number and is not toll free. You may charged for a long-distance phone call.  This hotline is only for NCID issues. If you have a question regarding the new Health and...
Monday, January 30, 2017
Request for Proposals Partners for Children and Families, a private, non-profit organization administering Smart Start funding for Moore County is currently accepting proposals for projects to be conducted during the period from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.  Funding is intended for new, original projects as well as for suggested projects designed to serve...
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Vroom Kick Off Moore County Campaign for Grade-Level ReadingThursday, February 16, 20179:00 am - 11:00 amSandhills Community CollegeVan Dusen Hall Room 103 RSVP to Brittney Mays at (910) 949-4045 or bmays@pfcfmc.org Every parent has what it takes to be a brain builder. The Moore County Campaign for Grade-Level Reading believes that families play the most...
Friday, January 20, 2017
Lee County Provider Conference: Saturday, February 25, 2017 Featuring Aron Hall, Director of Programs for the National Inclusion Project Other amazing topics include...Math, Making Connections through PlayMinority Boys, More than just RoutinesITS’ SIDS, and Ready, Set, Go - A Health and Safety TrainingClick here to download more information.
Monday, December 5, 2016
Revisions to the CACFP Meal PatternsEffective October 1, 2017 all CACFP centers and day care homes must comply with the recently revised meal patterns revised by the USDA.  These changes support breastfeeding and the consumption of vegetables and fruits without added sugars. To find out more information on these revisions please go to http://www.fns.usda....
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Partners for Children & Families is pleased to announce the availability of Transition to Kindergarten Mini Grants for community groups, early childhood facilities and primary/elementary schools in Moore County that serve or will serve rising kindergarteners.  We would like to thank the Moore County Community Foundation for generously providing us with...
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
 Campaign meeting rescheduledSeptember 6, 2017: Our family engagement workshop has been rescheduled for Monday, September 19th and will be held at Sandhills Community College in Kennedy Hall Room 139 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. We apologize for the change in plans and appreciate your continued support. RSVP to Brittney Mays at (910) 949-4045 or bmays@pfcfmc....
Friday, September 2, 2016
September is Attendance Awareness Month!Many of our youngest students miss 10 percent of the school year—about 18 days a year or just two days every month. Chronic absenteeism in kindergarten, and even preK, can predict lower test scores, poor attendance and retention in later grades, especially if the problem persists for more than a year. Do you know how...
Monday, August 8, 2016
 Baby Talk: Resources to Support the PeopleWho Work With Infants and ToddlersIssue No. 63 August 2016  The Genius of Babies Curious what goes on inside a tiny human mind? They can’t talk (yet), but babies know a lot more than you think. Click on the link below to discover five TED Talks, each of which explores the genius of babies from a different...

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