The North Carolina CCR&R School Age Initiative is a quality enhancement project funded by the Division of Child Development and Early Education aimed at improving the impact of school age programs throughout the state. The program is an initiative of the North Carolina CCR&R Council and is managed by Southwestern Child Development Commission.
The North Carolina CCR&R School Age Initiative offers DCDEE approved trainings to school age providers, development and conducts school age train-the-trainer events for eligible trainers, and oversees the implementation of North Carolina’s Basic School Age Care (BSAC) Train-the-Trainer course and database.
The Initiative also oversees the training and development of CCR&R Technical Assistance and Professional Development staff in school age related skills and quality enhancement techniques. It also oversees the publication of school age related resource guides and the School Age Update quarterly newsletter.