Announcements

ELC of Duval Strategic Plan Public Comment
Deadline: Friday, October 24, 2014 Click here for more information.

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 here.

LSF Child Care Partners
Lutheran Services Florida is seeking high quality child care providers interested in operating a full day/half year Head Start/Early Head Start program. Find more information here.

Parent Leadership Network
Join ELC's Parent Leadership Network! If you're interested in sharing your ideas, learning about early learning services, and networking with other families, make sure you participate in a Parent Town Hall Meeting.
Click here for dates and locations.

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.

2014 Brighter Beginnings
Click here for more information.

2014 Legislative Priorities
Click here to view ELC of Duval's legislative priorities.

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.

Child Car Seat Information
Looking for information about child car seat safety? Check out this blog with helpful advice and safety tips for the right type of car seat for your child at every age.

Updates regarding HB 7165 Legislation
Find the latest early learning legislation here.

Community Events for Families
See what job, health, and resource fairs are scheduled around town.

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

VPK Community Sign Ups

How can I register my child for VPK?

1) You may bring the required documents to any of ELC of Duval's three offices.

Links to Directions and Office Hours are available here.

2) The Early Learning Coalition offers many convenient dates and locations in the community for you to come and sign up your child for the VPK program. They are listed below:

Please note we have cancelled some of the Community Sign-Ups as of 3/15/13. The updated list is below.

February 5

Mandarin High

6 - 7:30 p.m.
February 12 Terry Parker High 6 - 7:30 p.m.
February 19 Fletcher High 6 - 7:30 p.m.
May 7
Mandarin High 6 - 7:30 p.m.
May 14
Terry Parker High 6 - 7:30 p.m.
May 21
Fletcher High 6 - 7:30 p.m.
June 11
The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens 6 - 7:30 p.m.

(We are unable to issue transfer certificates during these out-of-office enrollments.)

Additional Registration Information

Please visit our VPK Frequently Asked Questions page for more information on registering your child for VPK.

To find out what documentation you need to bring, visit our VPK Documentations page.

To download the VPK application in English or Spanish, please visit our Applications page.

For a listing of providers by ZIP code and alphabetical order, please visit our Providers Listing page.