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.

                                               Provider Eligibility – START APPLICATION HERE

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You can also join us via Zoom every Friday at 11AM for Office Hours where you can ask questions about the ARPA SBI. 

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Required Trainings

Virtual Training Calendars

Required Training for Each Bonus

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!
  • Deadline to submit application in Webauthor for Child Success Grant was May 5th.

CLASS Observer Director Training

Continuous Quality Improvement

Deadline to submit CQI applications is June 12th. 

All training must be completed by June 30th!

Upskill Directors