Goals of the Program Committee:

  • Promote the development, accessibility, and accountability of an articulated professional development path and community support system.
  • Focus on ways to improve program delivery and ensure children are receiving the services needed to get them ready for school.

Program Committee Chair:
Michele King – Golisano Children’s Hospital

Meetings

August 26, 2022
9:00 am

Meetings are by ZOOM and in-person

October 21, 2022
9:00 am

Meetings are by ZOOM and in-person

December 16, 2022
9:00 am

Meetings are by ZOOM and in-person

February 17, 2023
9:00 am

Meetings are by ZOOM and in-person

April 07, 2023
9:00 am

Meetings are by ZOOM and in-person

June 2, 2023
9:00 am

Meetings are by ZOOM and in-person

*All Program Committee meetings are held at 2675 Winkler Ave., Suite 300, Fort Myers, FL 33901. Driving Instructions

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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