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

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

We need your Feedback!

Please take a moment to complete our survey about the communications you have received from Down East Partnership for Children. For access see the “Communications Survey” link in this post. We greatly appreciate your feedback!

Regional Behavior Specialist

    PRIMARY PURPOSE: Coordinates CCR&R Region 14 activities to promote social/emotional competency in young children in child care settings within the five county (Edgecombe, Halifax, Nash, Warren and Wilson) service area. This position will provide resources, training and technical assistance to child care providers so they can identify, prevent, and address challenging behaviors in young  … Read more

Twin Counties Health Summit

Twin Counties Health Summit, Monday June 26th, 6pm-8pm. Free and open to the public. RSVP not required.