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About Us

Early Educator Support (EES) Unit

Mission Statement: “The EES Unit provides licensure support and guidance for early childhood educators in nonpublic school programs to obtain an NC Continuing BK License to maintain employment in NC Pre-K classrooms.  Through joint efforts of the EES Unit with the NC Pre-K Program, EES offices at East Carolina University and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, NC Department of Public Instruction’s Licensure Division, and Workforce Education Unit, early childhood educators are prepared to provide a nurturing and educational environment for the success of at-risk children in the 21st Century.” 


EES Resources


Six-Semester Credit Hour Verification  (NEW)

The SPRING 2022 six-semester credit hour verification process has started. The deadline to submit your unofficial transcript to the Early Educator Support Unit by June 2.   All unofficial transcripts can be submitted to  or faxed to (919) 715-0920 or mailed to the unit EES Intake Coordinator at the following address:  2201 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-2200.


EES Recent and Upcoming Events

  • 2021 EES Informational Session- Site Administrators ( March                                                                                                                                                                              Meeting LinkEES Information Session for Eastern Region Site Administrators - EVENT-20210302 1527-1                 Access Code: QndTzmk3
  • 2021 EES Informational Session - Educators ( March)                                                                                                                                                                                               Meeting Link:  EES Information Session for Eastern Region Educators - EVENT-20210302 2006-1                                Access Code: fCCUj4JZ
  • Site Administrator Orientation (July 2021)
  • 2021-2022 Teacher Educator Kick-Off Informational Session (August 2021)



2201 Mail Service Center | Raleigh, NC 27699-2200
919-814-6300 | 1-800-859-0829 (In State Only)

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