School Readiness Information
All School Readiness providers must apply every year.
All 2018-2019 SR Contracts will be completed in the Provider Portal. There is a video that will guide you through the creation of a provider profile. (Provider Portal User Guide) If you need help setting up a profile, contact Janelle Almonte or Sarah Bedard ( see phone numbers below).
Are you interested in becoming a School Readiness Provider?
Step 1 – Please review this guide:
Office of Early Learning – Health and Safety Handbook for Facilities
Step 2 – Contact one of our Lead Early Childhood Specialists to learn more about creating an account in the OEL Provider Portal and to discuss contracting requirements.
-Lee and Glades Counties – Cheryl Carpenter
-Hendry and Collier Counties – Bronwyn Gogia
Templates or Samples of additional documents needed for SR Contracts
Additional forms or information used by SR Providers
If you have any questions about completing these documents, please contact your Early Childhood Specialist at the Coalition Office.
Kristi Biffar: (239) 935-6177
Sherry Shupp: (239) 935-6180
Cheryl Carpenter: (239) 935-6178
Janelle Almonte: (239) 935-6132
Rebecca McKellar: (239) 935-6133
Sarah Bedard (239) 935-6198
Florida Statutes and Administrative Rules Related to Early Learning