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Jumpstart Recognizes Broward County as Read for the Record District Award of the Year

Broward County has been recognized as the Read for the Record District of the Year Award! A supporter of Read for the Record since its beginning 14 years ago, Broward County is one of Jumpstart’s longest-standing partners for the campaign and has the widest participation within a single county. Read more

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 11/25/19: Notice of Procurement Award
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 Positions Available

The Early Learning Coalition of Broward County Board of Directors has an opening for a private sector representative.  Please contact Perry Borman at  pborman@elcbroward.org for more information.

In addition, the ELC has an opening for governor appointed representative from the private sector in Broward County. To apply for a governor-appointed position, please apply online via the following link: https://www.flgov.com/appointments/

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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