ARPA Supply Building Initiative
What Is ARPA Supply Building Initiative?
High-quality adult-child interactions create an environment where children can thrive. Florida’s Division of Early Learning (DEL) is investing its American Recovery Plan (ARP) Act dollars in building a World Class Workforce.
All training must be completed by June 30, 2023!
DEADLINE to submit bonus applications in Webauthor is JULY 15, 2023. Applications must be COMPLETE with all required certificates uploaded. Bonuses will not be paid if any certificates are missing.
Use this form for the most efficient way to get answers for all things ARPA Supply Building!- Application directions, training registrations, Webauthor technical support, etc.
You can also join us via Zoom every Friday at 11AM for Office Hours where you can ask questions about the ARPA SBI.
Directors submit applications for new teacher and CLASS Bonus in Webauthor (see instructions for submitting application in Webauthor)
New Teacher Opportunities
For teachers hired on/after July 1, 2022
- Recruitment Bonus ($500)
-Background check and 120 hours of employment
- Health and Safety Bonus ($700)
-Complete 1 of the required DCF Health and Safety trainings
Step by Step Instructions: How to Add Staff, Upload Documents, and Request Bonus Payment in Webauthor
UPDATE! As of April 1st, both new teachers and experienced early learning educators are now eligible for the $600 CLASS Bonus
(may complete one or both).
Child Success Grant
- Can complete one or both training packages; do not need to do in order
Deadline to register for CGC training was May 1st!
- Package A Trainings
- Package B Trainings
- Deadline to submit application in Webauthor for Child Success Grant was May 5th.
CLASS Observer Director Training
- CLASS Observer Director Trainings
- Directors submit CLASS Observer application in Webauthor. See directions for submitting application.
Continuous Quality Improvement
Deadline to submit CQI applications is June 12th.
All training must be completed by June 30th!
- See list of trainings to consider for CQI training plan – other training not on this list may be included
- Directors submit CQI application in Webauthor. See directions for submitting application.
*Incomplete applications will be returned for updates.
- How to enter money spent and upload certificates and receipts in Webauthor.