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A Welcome from Durham PreK

September 13, 2021

A welcome from Dr. Linda Chappel, Sr. Vice President at CCSA for Triangle Area Child Care Resource and Referral and the project lead for Durham PreK Welcome back to school! We are excited to be working together in-person to serve our four-year-olds in supportive group learning environments, while following safety guidelines in the ChildCareStrongNC Public…

Family Resources for the New School Year

August 4, 2021

The new school year has begun, and we want to welcome you to the start of your pre-K experience in Durham. We are so excited to have you become part of our program, and we know your teachers are excited to get to know you and your family! School Year Resources Here are a few…

Durham Summer Meal Sites

July 21, 2021

There are a few resources across Durham County that help families find meals. All of the information below is from the End Hunger Durham Food Resources page. We’ve included it on our website to allow viewers to translate into their preferred language. Visit End Hunger Durham Site The Searchable List of Durham Food Pantries open to…

Durham PreK Teacher Spotlight – June 2021

June 16, 2021

Durham PreK is committed to high-quality early education, and one way we support that is through weekly technical assistance and coaching with Durham PreK teachers and directors. Each month, we highlight some of the incredible work our teachers and students are doing. Check out the highlights from May and June below! Classroom Highlights Triangle Day…

Durham PreK Teacher Spotlight – April 2021

April 21, 2021

Durham PreK is committed to high-quality early education, and one way we support that is through weekly technical assistance and coaching with Durham PreK teachers and directors. Each month, we highlight some of the incredible work our teachers and students are doing. Check out the highlights from March and April below! Classroom Highlights Another Beautiful…

Voces en la Comunidad – April 2021

April 21, 2021

Rompiendo los estereotipos con los niños en edad preescolar In English Este mes, hablamos con la Sra. Belle Bayron del Children ‘s Campus en Southpoint sobre cómo abordar los estereotipos con los niños en edad preescolar. Los niños comienzan a aprender acerca de los estereotipos durante sus primeros años e incluso comienzan a reconocerlos cuando…

Voices in the Community

March 26, 2021

Breaking Down Stereotypes with Pre-K Aged Children En Español This month, we talked to Ms. Belle Bayron from Children’s Campus at Southpoint about addressing stereotypes with pre-K aged children. Children begin to learn about stereotypes during their earliest years, and even begin to recognize them by the time they enter pre-K. You may have some…

Congratulations, Ms. Yvette!

March 25, 2021

Though we are sad to see her leave the director position at Primary Colors Early Learning Center, we are so proud and happy to announce Ms. Yvette will be pursuing her passion for clinical research by working on a COVID-19 research study. In a year like we’ve had the last twelve months, it is even…

Happy International Women’s Day

March 8, 2021

Happy International Women’s Day! Throughout history, women have taught children across the world. In America, women cared for young children in their homes and then eventually in schools. They began to gain certifications in teaching from teachers colleges, developed the field professionally, and advocated for the betterment of schools. Today, the education workforce is overwhelmingly…

Children’s Books that Promote Racial Equity

February 5, 2021

Learning to read not only allows children to gain skills in literacy, but they also gain access to learning about the world around them- from their favorite animals and outer space to the complex social justice issues and everything in between. “Reading is a crucial skill that we use daily to gain knowledge, understand information,…

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UPDATE: The Durham PreK Governance Committee voted on August 19, 2021 to waive parent fees for the 2021-2022 school year. The Durham PreK Application is still open! Click here to access the application information and materials.