EARLY LEARNING COALITION OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA CODE OF CONDUCT

  • Our goal is an ethical work environment for all. Our employees are expected to understand and develop a commitment to ethical conduct throughout their duties and activities.
  • Our employees exhibit honesty, integrity, just management, fairness, trust, safety, and respect to coworkers, superiors, subordinates, those we serve and those who provide service to us.
  • Our employees promote a positive work environment. Behaviors such as unscrupulous communications and gossip are destructive and not appropriate in our workplace.
  • Our employees are good citizens of the community, reflecting well upon our Coalition.
  • Our employees are faithful to the Coalition and respectful of its leadership.
  • Our employees support our commitment to pursuing sound business growth with fair competition while providing quality products and services, delivered on time and within budget.
  • Our employees are entrusted with Organizational confidences. Respect these confidences. We expect that proprietary information will be protected and secure and will not be disclosed to anyone without proper authorization.
  • We respect cultural diversity and recognize the value of a diverse workplace.
  • We are committed to providing a drug-free, safe, and healthy work environment, and to observe environmentally sound business practices. We strive to do no harm and where possible, make the community a better place to live.
  • Our employees maintain accurate and complete business and transactional records. All information is to be factually represented in a timely manner.
  • We tell our customers the truth. All statements, communications, and representations to current and prospective customers is accurate and forthright.
  • We avoid the appearance of wrongdoing. Our employees neither accept nor provide any courtesies or gifts that are or could be perceived as in exchange for business inducements.
  • We are fiscally responsible. We guard against waste. We use and protect our Coalition’s assets wisely. We understand that management override of internal controls is prohibited.

Coalition News: Hurricane Ian

In response to Hurricane Ian, the Early Learning Coalition of SWFL is dedicated to providing information and assistance to childcare providers of Collier, Glades, Hendry and Lee Counties.

School Readiness Providers:  School Readiness reimbursements for September are anticipated to be released on schedule.  If you are able to log into the Provider Portal, please record facility closures for September and submit your attendance.  Payment will NOT be delayed if you are not able to access the portal due to loss of power or internet.

VPK Providers:  VPK Advance has been processed for all providers contracted for advance payments.  VPK reimbursements for September are anticipated to be released on schedule.  If you are able to log into the Provider Portal, please record facility closures for September and submit your attendance.  Payment will NOT be delayed if you are not able to access the portal due to loss of power or internet.

Click HERE for instructions on recording temporary closures in the Statewide Provider Portal.

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