Partnership’s Administrative Office (252) 636-3198

Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Executive Director: Pat Morrow

Finance Manager: Christy Montanye

Administrative Assistant: MaryJo MacLaren

Program Coordinator/Evaluator: Cherie Holt

Child Care Resource & Referral Program (CCR&R) (252) 672-5921

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Director: Bonnie Gould

Program Assistant: Venus Miller

Parent/Provider Specialist: Bianca Salinas

Quality Enhancement Coordinator: Tammy Cullom

Quality Enhancement Coordinator: Courtney Cartwright

Quality Enhancement/Professional Development Coordinator: Kelly Shaw

Regional CCR&R (252) 672-5921

Director: Bonnie Gould

Infant/Toddler Specialist: Sandra Arasim   

Region 2 Data Specialist: Trisha Moulton

Healthy Social Behavior Specialist: Sonia Sumner

Healthy Social Behavior Specialist: Dr. J. Joshua Byrd, Ph.D.

Other Providers

Raising a Reader: Nadia Lowe

Community Outreach Coordinator: Pinkie Moore

  • Craven Smart Start, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that administers Smart Start funds and programs in Craven County. Smart Start is designed to ensure that young children enter school healthy and ready to succeed. Donations are tax deductible. Financial information about this organization and copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 919-807-2214. The license is not an endorsement by the State.