In The News & Announcements


Smart Start of Transylvania County has been awarded Dolly Parton Imagination Library program expansion funding from North Carolina Partnership for Children! Click below to read about the program and to register your child (ages 0-5) for a book per month at no cost to you!



Smartly United Early Childhood Collective Hires Rachel Keeney, Collective Impact Facilitator

Rachel Keeney_May 2017

2017-2018 NC Pre-K Application Information

Smart Start of Transylvania County and WCCA are currently accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year. Please go to the NC Pre-K section of our website for additional information –


Public Notice – NC PreK Commitee and Smart Start Board Meetings

NC Pre-K Committee Meetings for fiscal year 2017-2018 are scheduled as follows and are held from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM at the Board of Elections conference room (150 S. Gaston Street, Suites A, Brevard, NC 28712):


September 5, 2017 from 9-10 AM

September 19, 2017

February 2, 2018

March 5, 2018

May 8, 2018

Smart Start Board Meetings are scheduled on the fourth Thursday of each month (except November) from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM at the Transylvania County DSS 1st Floor Conference room. The November meeting will be held on November 30th due to the Thanksgiving holiday. There are no board meetings during the months of June, July and December.

The October board meeting will be held on 10/19 at the Smart Start office.


Smart Start Executive Committee Meetings are scheduled on the second Thursday of each month (except June and July) from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM at the offices of Smart Start (93 North Broad Street, Suites D/E, Brevard, NC 28712).


Early Childhood Initiative Announces Month of the Young Child Activities for 2017

Month of the Young Child in Transylvania County


Transylvania County Receives $100,000 Grant for Early Childhood!

Read about our recent grant award to benefit our community and its youngest citizens!

Transylvania County Receives Early Childhood Award


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