Young children develop and learn through their relationships with the adults in their lives – Including the early childhood educators who care for and educate them. Smart Start of Brunswick County offers services for those providing essential services for young children and families in our community.


  • Questions about Child Care Licensing

    Are you thinking of opening a Family Child Care Home or a Child Care Center…...or do you have general questions about child care licensing rules and regulations?  Contact Jonathan Hartman for support

  • Salary Supplements

    We participate in the WAGE$ program, through Child Care Services and provide education-based salary supplements to early educators employed in star-rated child care programs. Contact Jonathan Hartman for more information

  • Early Educator Jobs Board

    Smart Start of Brunswick County is hoping to connect early educators with job opportunities in local child care centers and family child care homes. View or Post current job openings for FREE!

Resources for Early Childhood Professionals

We encourage you to stay informed…..and keep learning! Check out other great early childhood resources below.

Puzzles Region 4 CCR&R

Region 4 CCR&R Training Calendar


National Association for the Education of Young Children

NC DHHS Division Of Child Development And Early Education

NC Division of Child Development and Early Education


NC Rated License Assessment Project