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Teacher of the Week: Mrs. Pebbles Lucas

March 26, 2020

The Durham PreK Teacher of the Week is Mrs. Pebbles Lucas from First Chronicles Day Car Center! Mrs. Pebbles Lucas studied early childhood education at Durham Technical Community College, North Carolina Central University and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and now holds a Masters or Education Leadership, Advocacy ant Policy. She became a…

Center of the Week: First Chronicles Day Care Center

March 24, 2020

This week’s PreK Center of the Week is First Chronicles Day Care Center! First Chronicles is a 5 star child care center that provides high quality child care with the sole purpose of giving children a high quality education. The center started as a vision from our pastor to provide high quality child care for…

Teacher of the Week: Mrs. Simesha Sawyer

March 19, 2020

The Durham PreK Teacher of the Week is Ms. Simesha Sawyer! Ms. Simesha went to the University of Mount Olive for her teacher certification. She’s always wanted to be a teacher because her mom ran a home day care center when she was growing up. She says the best part of teaching is “the impact…

Center of the Week: Kiddie Kollege

March 17, 2020

This week’s PreK Center of the Week is Kiddie Kollege! Founded in 1974, Kiddie Kollege has provided a solid educational foundation that is necessary to become a lifelong learner for the Durham Community. Director Karyn Stith-Wilkerson says, “This is achieved with an environment full of love, caring and understanding.”  

Teacher of the Week: Mrs. Abigail Barr

March 12, 2020

This week’s PreK Teacher of the Week is Ms. Abigail Barr from Primary Colors Early Learning Center! Why did you become a teacher? “It was always my passion and heart desire to become a teacher at an early age. I love making a difference in the lives of students everyday. Being a teacher is rewarding…

PreK Center of the Week: Primary Colors Early Learning Center

March 10, 2020

The Durham PreK Center of the Week is Primary Colors Early Learning Center! Primary Colors Early Learning Center is located at 311 Dowd St. in Durham. Ms. Seleka Thompson is the director of this 5-star NC Pre-K and Durham PreK center. Primary Colors supports and models healthy lifestyles by providing three nutritious meals each day,…

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UPDATE: The Durham PreK Governance Committee voted on August 19, 2021 to waive parent fees for the 2021-2022 school year. The Durham PreK Application is still open! Click here to access the application information and materials.