Broward Provider Resources


Are you interested in serving school readiness funded children? 

Child care providers in South Florida interested in serving Broward County School Readiness funded children and their families must sign Service Agreement each fiscal year.  Click here for more information on the process for 2014-2015. 

 

Other Information

There are no charges/fees associated with a provider listing in the Child Care Resource & Referral Database or for referrals to your program. If you are asked to provide a payment for a referral or listing in the Child Care Resource & Referral database, please contact Florida's Office of Early Learning at 1-866-357-3239. The information reported about a provider’s program is objective program information that is based on standards that are attainable for providers. 

Attendance and Payment Processing Information - Click here for an overview of how FCI processes attendance and payment.

Family Central Child Care Provider Booklet - Click here to view Online Version or click here to download as a PDF

Provider Insider Newsletter -  April 2013 Newsletter

Provider Training -  

If you would like to review the SR Payment presentation please click here. January 2014

If you would like to review the VPK Payment presentation, please click here.  December 2013

If you have additional questions for SR payment, please contact Sandra Paul at  954-724-4607.

If you have additional questions for VPK payment, please contact Julene Smith at 954-724-3937. 

  Provider Forms - Click here for a list of all forms available online

 


Broward County Resources

The Early Care and Education System in Broward County is comprised of a network of services administered by the Early Learning Coalition of Broward County, Inc. through its community partners. This network of services that prepares children for success in school includes: Child Care Resource and Referral, family education and supports, Voluntary Pre-kindergarten, financial assistance for early learning programs, child developmental screens, technical assistance, training and professional development for providers, and rating quality of programs.

To navigate the Early Care and Education System click here

Looking for information on the ASQ?  Click here.

 


Florida Resources

Activities and Other Information 

 

Core Competencies

The Florida Core Competencies for Early Care and Education are a set of knowledge and skill standards that define what early care and education practitioners, directors, trainers and coach/mentors should know and be able to do in order to deliver high quality early learning services to children and families.  The Core Competencies are the foundation of Outcomes Driven Training. They drive the training design and assessment.

 

Selected Statutes, Rules, Guidance

Click here to go to our newly designed page specific to Florida Statutes, Rules and Guidance for early learning programs including the OEL Administrative Memos.