Lisa Brooks Named as 2017 Children’s Champion Diaper Bank Founders Leigh Robertson and Anna Lair Receive Starfish Public Advocacy Award At yesterday’s Smart Start Breakfast for Children’s Champions at the Hilton Riverside, Lisa Brooks was named as the 2017 Children’s Champion. Smart Start also named Leigh Robertson and Anna Lair to receive a Starfish Public […]
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There are only about 2,000 days between the time a baby is born and when that child begins kindergarten, and experiences during that time have a lasting impact on later learning, health, and success. Smart Start of New Hanover County’s mission is to ensure every child has all they need for healthy growth and development […]
The League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear had a hot topic luncheon today on early childhood education. Click here to see the report from Star News.
New Hanover County Schools will begin Kindergarten Early Registration March 1, 2017. NHCS and Smart Start of NHC have partnered together again to assemble and distribute over 1600 registration packets to local preschools recently. If your child is not in preschool or your child’s preschool does not have packets, please drop by our office for […]
Preschoolers were learning while playing with blocks at an event presented by Smart Start of New Hanover County. By Terry Reilly StarNews Correspondent Read the full article here.
4th Annual First 2000 Days Summit Scheduled This year’s event to focus on Communicating on Behalf of Young Children There are only 2,000 days between the time a baby is born and when he or she will begin kindergarten. During that time brain architecture is forming, creating the foundation for all future learning. Child […]
PNC MOBILE PLANETARIUM TAKES PRESCHOOLERS TO THE MOON AT JOHNSON PRE-K CENTER WILMINGTON , N.C., Feb. 9, 2017 – Children from Johnson Pre-K Center will join Elmo, Big Bird and Hu Hu Zhu – a Muppet from the Chinese co-production of Sesame Street – as they explore the night sky in One World, One Sky: […]
Smart Start of New Hanover County is seeking nominations for Children’s Champions. We are soliciting nominations for individuals who have provided exceptional service to young children, birth through age 5, and/or their families in New Hanover County. At Smart Start of New Hanover County, it is important to us to encourage action in our community […]
Smart Start of New Hanover County will hold its second annual Early Childhood Family Festival on November 5, 2016 from 10am until 1pm. With more than 30 activities and vendors providing hands-on experiences for children ages 5 and under, the event will take place in the parking lot in front of Smart Start, at 3534 […]