Achieves substantial outcomes for young children through collaboration, innovation and facilitation of coordinated services and policies that provide a springboard to success.
Recognizes the prime roles of parents and other caregivers in their children’s lives by providing programmatic and other support to their efforts.
Educates the community on both the importance of meeting the needs of young children and its impact of the issue on the future of the county.
Expands and diversifies the revenue base supporting early education efforts by aggressively identifying, pursuing and acquiring private, foundation and other dollars.
Provides full accountability and transparency for the use of the funds with which we are entrusted.
Administers Smart Start and NC Pre-K state funds locally and directing those dollars to programs that measurably strengthen Union County’s children and families.
Ensures the governance is conducted by a knowledgeable and diverse Board that actively engages in those matters coming before it and makes changes if investments are not having their desired impact.