Programs for Early Childhood Professionals

Quality Support Services (QSS)
Financial support and individual technical assistance for centers and homes at the four and five star level.
Contact: Mary Draughn
Phone: (336) 249-6688 x 209

READY SCHOOLS
Program works to ease children’s transitions from home or child care to kindergarten.
Contact: Stephanie Nelson
Phone: (336) 249-6688, x 211

CHILD CARE TRAININGS
A variety of classes are offered at Smart Start weekly for child care professionals.
Contact: Sherry Brannon
Phone: (336) 249-6688 x 217

WAGE$
Provides education based salary supplements to low paid teachers, directors, and family child care providers.
Contact: (919) 967-3272
Website: www.childcareservices.org