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Charlotte Bilingual Preschool Names Next CEO: Ana S. Rey!

On February 15th, CltBP announced their new CEO, Ana S. Rey.  Ana will start on March 18, 2024.

Child Care Center Closures in Western North Carolina

Southwestern Child Development announced it will be closing seven childcare centers in North Carolina’s westernmost counties effective Oct. 31, 2023

10+ Hispanic people making history in Charlotte

Hispanic professionals increasingly fill top ranks in a range of sectors, from banking to community advocacy, education to hospitality, media to tech

5 Latino NFL Players To Watch Out For This 2023 Season

We’ve rounded up the top 5 Latino NFL players to watch in the new season, so fans can know what teams to follow if they want to support the talent from our communities.

Miembro de Junta de directiva de CltBP, Grace Nystrum:

La primera latina en ser vicepresidenta ejecutiva de Bank of America, Charlotte, es ganadora de los Premios Excelente 2023 en la categoría “Mujer de Negocios del Año”.

Average cost of child care hit $10,600 in 2021

New data shows how deeply families have struggled to stay afloat while working and paying for child care, and how in many cases they’ve been forced to quit jobs to stay home with a kid — especially if they are Latino, Black or live in poverty.

Child care centers in Charlotte are “in crisis”

Pandemic-era federal grants that helped North Carolina childcare centers stay afloat these last few years run out at the end of the year. Why it matters: Without additional funding, centers in Charlotte and beyond say could lose workers or close their doors.

ARPA Reports CltBP's Performance Data

View page 8 of Mecklenburg County’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Report to see CltBP’s progress to date!

NCECF Announces CltBP as Certified Employer

Read North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation‘s first group of certified employers, including Charlotte Bilingual Preschool.

Dual Language Learning Among Infants and Toddlers

Read New America‘s article that addresses misconceptions about language learning in infants and toddlers.

WFAE highlights CltBP's Workforce Development Program

Read WFAE‘s article about CltBP’s Workforce Development program, which helps parents and family members become Early Childhood Educators. This article is available in Spanish at La Noticia.

CltBP Students Receive Desks

Read La Noticia's article about Charlotte-based CompanyBox custom-printing 300 cardboard desks for CltBP students so they can have their own "study space" at home.

Vi Liles Announces Mayor's Racial Equity Initiative

Charlotte Mayor Vi Liles announced a new $250 million communitywide public-private partnership to advance racial equity in Charlotte. The plan includes significant investments in the city's Corridors of Opportunity.

"Build Back Better" Proposes Universal Pre-K

The White House's "Build Back Better" plan expands access to free high-quality preschool for more than 6 million children. This program would be funded for six years, if approved by Congress.

NC’s Hispanic Community: 2021 Snapshot

North Carolina’s Hispanic population is now greater than one million people, with the Hispanic/Latinx communities in Mecklenburg County (170K) and Wake County (128K) comprising over 25% of the Hispanic population statewide.

Biden signs order to advance educational equity for Latino students

The initiative aims to increase Latino families’ access to quality educational programs, address inequitable treatment of Latino children, and break down barriers to higher education, among other things.

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.

Gov. Cooper Announces $805 Million for Early Care and Learning Programs

Child Care Stabilization Grants will help NC’s early childhood education programs recover from the COVID-19 crisis, get parents back to work, and grow the state’s economy.

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