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Building Bright Futures with Early Childhood Apprenticeships

BBF is a pilot initiative providing financial support and resources to boost NC pre-apprenticeships and apprenticeships in early childhood education.


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BBF Partners with the Child Care Services Association (CCSA) to Launch Mentor Support Program

The mentor support program for BBF participants kicked off on October 10 with a webinar for mentors. CCSA will continue this Community of Practice with regular online opportunities to connect and learn more about mentoring.

M.A.P.P. Webinar Screenshot

The October Newsletter

Now online! Read about what BBF has been up to lately, including a successful particpant event with DCDEE and The Hunt Insitute, our travels across the state, and a spotlight on Valerie Williams with the NC Department of Public Instruction.

DCDEE Hunt Event Audience

North Carolina’s children, families, and businesses need more early childhood education and care options, and Building Bright Futures is an innovative solution to increase access. By supporting and encouraging students to enter the early childhood profession, we’ll help make sure more families and employers have the quality child care they need to thrive.

Governor Roy Cooper

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