Henrietta Zalkind column: Campaign to improve school attendance

Henrietta Zalkind’s column as it appeared in the Rocky Mount Telegram: By Henrietta Zalkind, DEPC Executive Director It seems like we’ve reached the end of the summer so quickly! Vacation is over and it’s time to start back to school.  Let’s start with optimism and determination to have a great year! Did you know attending school  … Read more

Think & Grow Child Care Center, Inc. seeks Pre-K Teacher

Seeking a dynamic and caring professional educator to lead our NC Pre K classroom 2017-2018. The lead teacher must provide a nurturing and stimulating environment and meet individual learning needs of the children.

Special Executive Committee Meeting Scheduled for August 29th, 2017

A special executive committee meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 at 1:00pm in the Down East Partnership for Children’s 3rd floor conference room. Accommodations have been made for executive committee members who cannot attend. Please contact the Operations Director, Carol Crocker at ccrocker@depc.org or (252) 985-4300 for more information about those accommodations.

Solar eclipse safety – Message from DCDEE

~*SOLAR ECLIPSE SAFETY*~ Viewing next week’s solar eclipse without proper eye protection can result in permanent eye damage.  Follow sun safety even during an eclipse! On Monday, August 21 the entire continental U.S. will experience a solar eclipse! It will be the first time in 99 years that a total solar eclipse can be viewed coast-to-coast across  … Read more

Building Blocks Newsletter

Want to see what we’ve been up to?!? Check out the quarterly Building Blocks Newsletter

Family Literacy Fun

Edgecombe County Public Schools presents fun for the whole family. Children must be accompanied by an adult! Adults can register to win gas cards and there will be small door prizes for kids. See flyer for session information.

Become a Playworks Americorps Member

In the role of a Playworks AmeriCorps Member (part-time), you are responsible for bringing healthy play and physical activity to primarily low-income schools to create a positive environment for learning and teaching. You will be on site four to five days a week throughout the school year. On those days, you’ll serve for approximately four  … Read more