• 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 is excited to offer In-Person Appointments!

    The Parent Teacher Resource Center at Project Enlightenment is open for “in-person” appointments. Please call 919.694.8990 to schedule a visit. The PTRC offers a variety of resources including a library of books for adults and children, and a Production Area (adults only) to create materials to use with young children. Anyone that has or works with young children birth through Kindergarten age can find resources that include, but is not all-inclusive, on topics such as child development, parenting styles, discipline, self-regulation, social skills, sensory sensitivities, getting ready for kindergarten, as well as resources for teachers on classroom environment, behavior, and activity planning.

    The PTRC will continue to offer the “No-Contact Book Checkout” service. Flyer available here. 

    Visit the PTRC page on our website at https://www.wcpss.net/domain/13969 for more information about our services. Call 919.694.8990 to schedule a visit!

    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 VIRTUAL 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! 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 Virtual Services: Parenting young children can be challenging at any time particularly now. Parent Counseling by video conference or phone 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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  •  Teacher Parent Consultants Virtual Service: Teacher Parent Consultants (TPCs) are offering phone consultation for Preschools and Child Care Centers in Wake County for young children birth through five years of age. TPC’s address classroom difficulties with behavior, social development, and learning for children enrolled in Wake County preschools and child care centers. Directors/teachers can email tpc-pkconsult@wcpss.net to request a virtual consultation service.

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



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  • Project Enlightenment commemorates 50 Years of Service!

    Project Enlightenment has served young children, their families and caregivers since 1969. To commemorate our 50 years of service to the community, we have created special, informative handouts that parents and educators alike will find useful. Please feel free to download and share the handouts with anyone that has or works with young children.

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Upcoming for Parents

  • Parent Workshops- Virtual Parent Workshops are Available! Please click on the PARENTS tab and scroll to the Workshops Registration Procedures section for more information and to the Workshops section to register online! Click here to download a flyer. 


Upcoming for Teacher Workshops


    Project Enlightenment will be offering virtual and in-person teacher workshops beginning in the Fall of 2021! Please continue to check back often for more information.