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Important Time Sensitive Announcements

School Readiness

The process for determining the eligibility for employees wishing to participate in the CCEP program are:
1. Employees must apply for School Readiness Services on the State's Family Portal, which can be accessed by visiting the ELC website.
2. Employees must complete a CCEP Pre-Screening Form, which can be found under downloads on the Provider Portal.
3. Pre-Screening forms for potentially eligible employees may be faxed to Broward Regional Health Planning Council at (954) 639-0025.
Please note, a CCEP Commitment form for 2016/2017 must be completed and submitted for employees to participate in the CCEP Program.


Voluntary Prekindergarten

9/13/2016 - NEW FOR 2016-2017 - There is no longer a distinction between providers on a traditional or non-traditional VPK schedule. The Florida VPK Assessment for AP1 must be administered by all VPK providers within the first thirty (30) calendar days of the VPK class schedule, beginning with the first VPK instructional day and including non-instructional days. For example, if you began your VPK program on August 22nd, the AP1 Assessments must be administered to the children by Sept. 20th. The data from these assessment must be entered and submitted by VPK providers on Bright Beginnings within forty-five (45) calendar days of the first day of each VPK class schedule. Scores for those programs that began on August 22nd must be entered and submitted by Oct. 6th. IF YOU HAVE NOT RECEIVED YOUR ASSESSMENT KITS AND NEED TO PRINT COPIES OF THE RESPONSE BOOKLETS FOR IMMEDIATE USE, PLEASE VISIT THE DOWNLOADABLE DOCUMENTS/VOLUNTARY PREKINDERGARTEN SECTION OF YOUR DASHBOARD PAGE.


Professional Development

OEL has made three (3) free online professional development opportunities available for early childhood providers. Please visit the Helpful Information Links/Professional Development section on your dashboard page for a description of these opportunities and to access the online subscription request form.



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