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Building our city’s future from the start.
A child’s foundation in life and learning are essentials to lifelong success. First 8 Memphis was founded to establish a strong educational base for every child in Shelby County. Our early childhood system aligns the county’s Pre-K, Home Visitation, Childcare and K-3rd programs. Each plays a special role in helping children and families reach their full potential.
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Shelby County Schools Pre-K and Head Start applications are now open.
Press Release: The First 8 Memphis Board of Directors named Kandace Thomas, MPP, PhD as its permanent Executive Director, concluding a nationwide search.