• 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) is offering Summertime Storytime for young children 2- 5 years of age! Storytimes will occur in the PTRC from 11am-11:30am on the following dates: 

    • · June 14
    • · June 28
    • · July 12
    • · July 26
    • · August 9

    Call 919-694-8990 or email ptrc@wcpss.net for more information. 


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  • The Parent Teacher Resource Center (PTRC): 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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  • Wake PreK Registration is Now Open!

    Do you have a child who will be 4 years old on or before Aug. 31, 2023? You might be interested in the Wake PreK Programs. Apply by June 16, 2023. Visit the Parent Teacher Resource Center at Project Enlightenment to get an application or click here to learn more.


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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 has concluded for the 2022-2023 year. Please check in August 2023 for the 2023-2024 Parent Workshop offerings. 

Upcoming for Teachers


    Project Enlightenment Teacher Workshops has concluded for 2022-2023. Please check in August 2023 for the 2023-2024 Teacher Workshop offerings.   

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