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Monday, November 23, 2020
As we enter Thanksgiving week and the holiday season, we all must take extra caution to keep ourselves and our families safe in the midst of COVID-19. Even though this means changes to our long-held holiday traditions, we must stay vigilant, so that by next Thanksgiving, or sooner, this pandemic can be behind us. Please review this important Thanksgiving...
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Please read this message for two very important pieces of information related to funding for licensed child care facilities in the state of North Carolina. Bonus Payments for Licensed Child Care Teachers and StaffThe Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE) is pleased to announce bonus payments to child care teachers and staff for November...
Friday, November 13, 2020
Due to the Covid 19 crisis, our next Board of Directors meeting will be held Tuesday, November 17th, 2020 at 11:30am via ZOOM. If you would like to join this meeting, please contact Terry Reynolds at 910-949-4045 or treynolds@pfcfmc.org.
Friday, November 13, 2020
November is National Family Literacy Month! All month long, we are celebrating the joy and brain-building power of families reading and talking together. Join the fun! Every Sunday, grab a copy of The Pilot for a list of activities designed to inspire your family to imagine, play and learn together. Share photos of your family #GrowingMooreReaders on...
Thursday, November 12, 2020
The Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE) has updated the ChildCareStrongNC  Public Health Toolkit to reflect changes in quidance, clarify language, and align with the StrongSchoolsNC Public Health (K-12) Toolkit were possible.The November edition of the ChildCareStrongNC Public Health Toolkit includes:A What's New in November section at...
Monday, November 9, 2020
The Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE) implemented the Emergency School-Age Family Support Program for the months of October and November 2020.  DCDEE was given a limited amount of funding for this program.  Due to the success of the program and the number of children and families that applied, DCDEE is no longer able to accept new...
Monday, November 2, 2020
November is Family Engagement Month! Governor Cooper's proclamation reminds us that families are children's first, longest lasting, and most important teachers, advocates, and nurturers. Strong family engagement is central to promoting children's healthy development and wellness. It is important for schools, early learning settings, and communities to...
Thursday, October 29, 2020
On October 21, 2020, the North Carolina Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE) announced the Emergency School-Age Family Support Program, which provides financial assistance for child care to parents/primary caregivers who have a school-age child who is attending a licensed child care facility (child care center or family child care home...
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
The Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE) has been notified that Credential Solutions and Parchment have merged and on October 19, 2020, all users, including DCDEE, will no longer be able to retrieve any official transcripts through eScrip-Safe (Credential Solutions). Official transcripts will continue to be accepted through National...
Monday, October 26, 2020
Are you looking for ways to reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19, as well as, improving the health of your children and families? The North Carolina Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE) is excited to share the following information and resources to guide child care facilities as they promote outdoor play as a healthy strategy.The...

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