SALUD Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Every Day

Salud is a welcoming space for everyone, especially Latinos, who are the fastest-growing ethnic population in Mecklenburg County, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Artist Edwin Gil Reveals “Faces of Diversity” Installation at Charlotte Bilingual Preschool

Artist and social activist Edwin Gil will unveil the 45th mosaic in his international social art project “Faces of Diversity” at Charlotte Bilingual Preschool (CltBP), 6300 Highland Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28215 on Saturday, October 5 at 1pm.

New Sites Announced for Second Year of Free MECK Pre-K

​Registration is now open for families to enroll their eligible four-year-old children in MECK Pre-K. Now in its second year, the free pre-kindergarten program has even more convenient sites and greater capacity to serve children across Mecklenburg County.

New program to help parents in Charlotte prepare children for school

The nonprofit Greenlight Fund announced Wednesday that $1 million will go toward a program to support parents as their children enter preschool in Charlotte.

What to See at CPCC's 2019 Sensoria Literature and Arts Festival

BEGINNING APRIL 5, Central Piedmont Community College hosts Sensoria, its widely anticipated festival which celebrates literature and the arts. What began in 1993 as a spring literacy festival has grown into nine days of merriment with far-reaching expressions.

250 years in 12 minutes? Composer tries to capture Charlotte history in piece for Symphony

Let your mind roam across 250 years of Charlotte-Mecklenburg history, and what do you hear?

Maybe “Tullochgorum,” a fiddle tune from our Scots-Irish heritage? Perhaps the ceaseless clacking of a mill, with laborers singing work songs or spirituals to relieve the monotony? How about a hymn suggesting Billy Graham and our nearly forgotten nickname “City of Churches”?


Photo Album: 2021 Fall Festival

Charlotte Bilingual Preschool welcomed our families for a Fall Festival on Friday, November 19. There was face painting, balloon art, games galore, and all families received a sturdy study desk for their child, courtesy of CompanyBox. Take a look at some of the...

CltBP on WBTV News

WBTV News is covering the ongoing story of staff shortages and workforce development across all industries, including education. Yesterday, reporter Courtney Cole visited Charlotte Bilingual Preschool to talk about our staffing. Executive Director Banu Valladares...

Register for UNC Charlotte’s Economic Mobility Forum

Charlotte has been talking about economic mobility for a long time, but have we really moved the needle? And what steps can we take that will make a concrete difference for people in our community, enabling better access to jobs, education, health and the opportunity...

For Our Families: CMS Calendar Changes

On Tuesday, October 26th, the Charlotte Mecklenburg (CMS) Board of Education updated the 2021-2022 school calendar. The Board voted to make November 1st a teacher workday. Therefore, there will be no school for students on November 1st and November 2nd. Additionally,...

Join our Team: Grants Officer

Reporting directly to the Advancement Director, the Grants Officer establishes and supports long-term relationships that build CltBP’s financial capacity to meet its goal of serving 1,500 children by 2030. The Grants Officer cultivates strong and meaningful...

Join Our Team: Preschool Teacher

Reporting to the Principal, Charlotte Bilingual Preschool’s (CltBP) Preschool Teacher ensures that CltBP offers a high-quality, dual language preschool program that supports students’ school readiness in a supportive school culture with parents, teachers, and staff....

We Have a New Look!

From CltBP Executive Director Banu Valladares: Charlotte Bilingual Preschool has a new look! Our schoolhouse logo served us well when our focus was entirely on our Preschool Programs, but for some time now, we have offered programs and resources to children and their...


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Since 2014, Charlotte Bilingual Preschool has been awarded the highest ranking by the North Carolina Division of Child Development.

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