Announcements

Lutheran Services of Florida Child care Partnership for Family Child Care Homes Bid
Lutheran Services of Florida (LSF) wants Family Child Care Homes to offer Early Head Start in Duval.
Click here for more information. or contact Tonjia Baker at LSF at Tonjia.Baker@lsfnet.org

2015-2016 School Readiness Provider Orientations
Interested in becoming a School Readiness child care provider? Click here for Provider Orientation Dates for 2015-2016.

Youth Development Training Opportunities
If you are a child care provider who serves school-aged children, check out JCC's offering of trainings for Youth Development trainings.

Family Leadership Network
Join ELC's Family Leadership Network! If you're interested in sharing your ideas, learning about early learning services, and networking with other families, make sure you attend the next meeting. Click here to RSVP.

VPK Assessment Strategies
You  asked, We answered! Click here for information on developing teaching strategies using your VPK assessment data, VPK teacher resources and answers to your VPK assessment questions.

2015 Legislative Priorities
Click here to view ELC of Duval's legislative priorities.

SR Curriculum
Click here for the final 2014-15 Approved School Readiness Curricula List. For more information regarding curriculum, please contact the Office of Early Learning or view answers to frequently asked questions.

Documentation of Attendance Policy
The Documentation of Attendance Policy has been developed based on Florida Rules and our SR and VPK Provider Contracts. View the policy and rules on our Legislation & New Rules web page.

Provider Bulletin Board
All Provider Pages have access to the Provider Bulletin Board.

Community Health Information

Let's Move!

First Lady Michelle Obama and the White House Task Force on Obesity have launched a program, Let's Move! to combat childhood obesity and encourage children to get and be active.

In Jacksonville, Nemours has taken the lead on this initiative with child care centers. Their program, Let's Move Child Care, is designed to specifically work with the challeneges of child care directors and teachers.

Illness & Disease Prevention

Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Prevention
Get facts and prevention information about this illness.

H1N1(Swine Flu) Prevention
Get facts and prevention information about this illness.

Look Before You Lock

ELC of Miami-Dade/Monroe program to prevent Hyperthermia
Click Here for information on preventing accidental death due to hyperthermia from leaving your child in a hot car and unattended.

Disaster Preparedness

Make sure your child, family and child care provider are prepared.
Click Here for a Healthy Childcare article on preventing accidental death due to hyperthermia from leaving your child in a hot car and unattended.

Follow Weather Alerts and Hurricane Tracking for up to the minute information.