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Stephanie Effler is the contact person for the NCPreK Program and Bookkeeper & Data Manager for McDowell County Preschool Programs & McSmiles. She has been with the NCPreK program since 2013. Stephanie has a passion for preschool & is an advocate for Early Childhood Interventions. She enjoys working with families to find available resources within McDowell County for preschool aged children. Stephanie serves on the McDowell County Preschool Advisory Committee and the McDowell County LICC.  
Stephanie obtained her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Administration 1 & 2 Certifications from Stanly Community College. Stephanie enjoys spending time with her family, fishing, running, and being outdoors. 
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