Events

6 August

Countdown to Kindergarten Celebration

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South Carolina is celebrating its rising kindergarteners with celebrations across the state. Countdown to Kindergarten was developed by South Carolina First Steps in 2003 to help support strong school transitions by connecting rising kindergartners, families, and teachers in a series of one-on-one visits throughout the summer. Rising kindergarteners and their families are invited to the celebration.

19 August

SC First Steps Board of Trustees and SC Early Childhood Advisory Council Meeting - August 2021

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The South Carolina First Steps Board of Trustees meetings are every other month followed immediately by the South Carolina Early Childhood Advisory Council convenings.

6 September

Labor Day (observed)

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South Carolina First Steps office is closed in observance of the state holiday.

21 October

SC First Steps Board of Trustees and SC Early Childhood Advisory Council Meeting - October 2021

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The South Carolina First Steps Board of Trustees meetings are every other month followed immediately by the South Carolina Early Childhood Advisory Council convenings.

11 November

Veterans Day (observed)

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South Carolina First Steps office is closed in observance of the state holiday.

25 November

Thanksgiving Day (observed)

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South Carolina First Steps office is closed in observance of the state holiday.

26 November

Day After Thanksgiving (observed)

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South Carolina First Steps office is closed in observance of the state holiday.

2 December

2021 SC Summit on Early Childhood

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The SC Summit on Early Childhood is a convening of early childhood professionals and advocates, parents, members of the business community and elected officials an open platform to share strategies, research and dialogue in order to foster a strong foundation for the children of South Carolina.

3 December

SC First Steps Board of Trustees and SC Early Childhood Advisory Council Annual Meeting

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The annual meeting of the South Carolina First Steps Board of Trustees provides year end highlights and is followed immediately by the annual meeting of the SC Early Childhood Advisory Council.

24 December

Christmas Eve (observed)

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South Carolina First Steps office is closed in observance of the state holiday.

27 December

Christmas Day (observed)

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South Carolina First Steps office is closed in observance of the state holiday.

28 December

Day After Christmas (observed)

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South Carolina First Steps office is closed in observance of the state holiday.

3 January

New Year's Day (observed)

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South Carolina First Steps office is closed in observance of the state holiday.

17 January

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (observed)

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South Carolina First Steps office is closed in observance of the state holiday.

21 February

George Washington's Birthday/Presidents Day (observed)

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South Carolina First Steps office is closed in observance of the state holiday.

10 May

Confederate Memorial Day (observed)

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South Carolina First Steps office is closed in observance of the state holiday.

30 May

National Memorial Day (observed)

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South Carolina First Steps office is closed in observance of the state holiday.

4 July

Independence Day (observed)

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South Carolina First Steps office is closed in observance of the state holiday.

5 September

Labor Day (observed holiday)

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South Carolina First Steps office is closed in observance of the state holiday.

11 November

Veteran's Day (observed holiday)

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South Carolina First Steps office is closed in observance of the state holiday.

24 November

Thanksgiving Day (observed holiday)

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South Carolina First Steps office is closed in observance of the state holiday.

25 November

Day After Thanksgiving (observed holiday)

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South Carolina First Steps office is closed in observance of the state holiday.

23 December

Christmas Eve (observed holiday)

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South Carolina First Steps office is closed in observance of the state holiday.

26 December

Christmas Day (observed holiday)

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South Carolina First Steps office is closed in observance of the state holiday.

27 December

Day After Christmas (observed holiday)

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South Carolina First Steps office is closed in observance of the state holiday.