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Veterans Day Office Closure

In observance of Veterans Day, the ELC office will be closed on Monday, November 11, 2019 and will reopen on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 8 a.m. 

Request for Proposals: Business Development Training Services for Child Care Center Operators

The ELC is seeking responses to its requests for proposals from entities or persons interested in providing a range of training programs designed to improve childcare center business operations and build organizational infrastructure so that these facilities can deliver effective and high-quality educational services to young children.

Request for Quotations: Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software and Support

Update 10/28/19: The ELC has elected to exercise its authority to withdraw and re-issue ELC Procurement #PR20-001 “Request for Quotations (“RFQ”) for Software and Support suitable for a Customer Relationship Management System (“CRM”)” in accordance with Section III.C. (Acceptance/Rejection of Quotations and Waiver of Irregularities) of the RFQ. The updated and re-issued solicitation can be found by clicking the link below. 

Board Seat Opening: Governor-Appointed Position

The ELC currently has an opening for a governor appointed representative from the private sector in Broward County. To apply for a governor-appointed position, please apply online at the following link:https://www.flgov.com/appointments/ . Please contact Perry Borman at 754-300-2830 for any questions.

Broward Early Childhood Education Conference 2020: Call for Workshop Presenter Proposals

The ELC is seeking workshop presenters for the annual Broward Early Childhood Education Conference to be held on February 1, 2020. Presentations should be designed for audiences that may include early childhood educators, directors, family child care home providers, and community partners in a related field.

VPK 2019-2020 Provider Payment Rate Schedule

The 2019-2020 VPK Provider Payment Rate Schedule has been posted on our website. 
In Broward County, the 2019-2020 VPK Summer Provider Rate is $7.07 and the VPK School-Year Provider Rate is $4.60. 
Each fiscal year, the state of Florida sets the VPK rates for each county using a standard formula that incorporates a variety of local cost factors. For Broward County, the formula resulted in a rate that is one cent lower than last year for the school year and two cents lower for summer. 

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The ELC is closed to walk-ins on Fridays. Customer Service Representatives are still available M-F from 8a-6p.