Pre-enrollment Now Open for Fall Term Flamingo Early Learning Courses (August 12 – October 15)

Flamingo Early Learning courses, administered by the UF Lastinger Center for Learning, are free and offered to all School Readiness and VPK providers. Family child care providers, directors, owners, educators, and program leaders are able to enroll in courses and earn a $150 stipend and 2.0 IACET CEUs/20 professional learning hours after completion of each course (maximum of two courses per term). Pre-enrollment is currently available and course seats are filled on a first come, … Read more

July 2024 Parents’ Pages

Be sure to check out the Florida Division of Early Learning’s Parents’ Pages newsletter for July.  Make Summer a Time to Learn and Transition, celebrating Summer VPK graduates, and more. If you know someone who would like to receive notifications to their email about future issues, please share this link where they can sign up: Parents’ Pages Monthly Newsletter (fldoe.org).

Monthly Backpack of Knowledge for Parents & Providers

The Backpack Connection Series was created by TACSEI (Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children) to provide a way for teachers and parents/caregivers to work together to help young children develop social emotional skills and reduce challenging behavior. Each Backpack Connection handout provides information that helps parents stay informed about what their child is learning at school and specific ideas on how to use the strategy or skill at home. This series was developed … Read more