• Welcome to Project Enlightenment!

    Project Enlightenment is an early childhood education and prevention program of the Wake County Public School System for young children birth through kindergarten.

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  • The Parent Teacher Resource Center (PTRC): Welcome to a new school year! The Parent Teacher Resource Center is open Monday through Fridays from 8am until 5pm year round. Drop by and check out the wonderful library full of resources, including books for young children birth through kindergarten age and the adults in their lives. Wake County residents can check out books for a three-week period, but anyone is welcome to visit and browse our shelves. If you have questions or would like more information, email ptrc@wcpss.net or call 919.694.8990.


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  • The Ready to Learn Program: Ready to Learn is offering FREE in-person sessions for young children ages 18 months-5 years old (and not age-eligible for kindergarten) and their families that live in Wake County. Opportunities are available for children and their families to participate together in FUN, interactive activities at home that include music and movement, arts and crafts, storytimes, and more! See flyer here for more information. If you are interested, email rtl@wcpss.net and a Ready to Learn Facilitator will contact you as soon as possible.

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    Parent Counseling In-Person or Virtual Services: Parenting young children can be challenging at any time particularly now. Parent Counseling can occur in-person or virtually and is available for Wake County families with young children birth through five years of age. Please call 919-694-8991 to schedule an appointment. Click here to view a flyer. 



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  • Screening Service for Young Children: Concerned about your child's development? Learn more about Developmental Screening 



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Upcoming for Parents


    Project Enlightenment Parent Workshops will occur throughout the 2022-2023 school year! Please click here to download the 2022-2023 workshop brochure.

Upcoming for Teachers


    Project Enlightenment Teacher Workshops will occur virtually and in-person throughout the 2022-2023 school year. Click the link to download the new workshop brochure.

Updates for Families