Jennifer Hanna

Director of Early Years'

Public Schools of Robeson County

100 Hargrave Street, Lumberton, NC 28358 910-671-6000 ext. 3570


Shawn Feeko

Shawn Feeko

Principal of Shining Stars' Developmental Day Center Lumberton/Pembroke

420 Caton Rd. Lumberton NC 28358



John D. Collins

Assistant Principal Shining Stars' Developmental Day Center Lumberton/Pembroke

818 W. 3rd St. Pembroke NC 28372


910-521-0559/ 910-671-4343

The Early Years' Department for the Public Schools of Robeson County focuses around children ages 3-5. We currently have two Developmental Day Centers located in Pembroke and Lumberton along with three NCPK classrooms located at East Robeson Primary. Our classrooms are geared towards inclusion of all students, within the environment deemed most appropriate for them. Early Years' is designed to support services needed within the home, community and school settings. In order to meet community needs, the PSRC Early Years' Department is your referral point for any children needing specialized testing or suspicions of disabilities.

Advantages offered to eligible children and their parents include:

  • 5 Star Facilities

  • NAEYC Accredited

  • NCPK Approved

  • Child and Adult Care Food Program

  • Subsidized Center

  • ECERS Designed Rooms

  • Inclusive Classrooms

  • Appropriate evaluations to determine a child's specific needs.

  • Free or reduced care with developmentally appropriate early educational services.

  • Parent participation in designing their child's educational program.

  • Highly Qualified Teachers and therapists to address remediation of a child's special needs.

  • Special transportation to educational sites.

  • Speech, physical and occupational therapy as necessary.

  • Transition from preschool to kindergarten services.

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