Educational Institutions

Mecklenburg Partnership for Children

  • Charlotte, NC
  • http://www.smartstartofmeck.org

Mission Statement

The mission of the Mecklenburg Partnership for Children, also known as Smart Start of Mecklenburg County, is to ensure that all children enter school healthy and ready to succeed.

ruling year

1994

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Ms. Jane Meyer

Keywords

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Smart Start, preschool, pre-K, child care, health, infants, toddlers, preliteracy, parent education, early childhood

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Also Known As

Smart Start of Mecklenburg County

EIN

56-1853108

 Number

7291791311

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Kindergarten, Nursery Schools, Preschool, Early Admissions (B21)

Child Day Care (P33)

Family Services (P40)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Program 1

Smart Start programs focus on three primary goals: 1. All children will have access to health care. 2. All children will have access to high-quality early childhood education. 3. All children will have strong and capable families. Smart Start funded programs include health, child care, provider education, and parent education programs. Smart Start serves as a catalyst and coordinator for community programs for children 0-5 and their families.

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MECKLENBURG PARTNERSHIP FOR CHILDREN
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30

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Mecklenburg Partnership for Children

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Ms. Jane Meyer

BIO

Jane Meyer, Smart Start Director since 2002, has a Masters degree in management and early education. She served as Director of the nationally accredited Dilworth Child Development Center for 11 years.

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