Apply to Become a Coalition Board Member

ELC IS SEEKING A PRIVATE BUSINESS SECTOR REPRESENTATIVE: The Early Learning Coalition has an open position for a Private Business Sector Board Member. Who should apply? Private Business Members in the community and child care providers interested and committed to making a difference in an area of great importance to the community's children, families and businesses; the early care and education of Broward's youngest citizens. Interested individuals should can download a copy of the Board Membership Application. Applications and all supporting materials listed should be submitted to the attention of Elsy Silvestre, Executive Assistant, by email (, fax or regular mail at the Coalition address or fax number listed below.
Early Learning Coalition of Broward County, Inc.
Attention:  Elsy Silvestre
1475 W. Cypress Creek Rd., Suite 301
Ft. Lauderdale, FL  33309
Phone (954) 377-2188
Fax:  (954) 377-2192
Time Commitment: Serving as a Board Member of the Early Learning Coalition of Broward County, Inc. will require a commitment of time, including attendance at regular Coalition meetings (approximately 7 per year) and committee involvement, visitation of community program sites and reading and becoming educated about many aspects of early childhood development and school readiness.

Conflict of Interest: A conflict of interest may occur when an item is presented for a vote that will directly affect you, your employer, or another organization with which you are involved. Conflict of interest rules generally require you to disclose the conflict and abstain from discussion on the matter.

Membership Requirements: School Readiness legislation and Office of Early Learning policies govern the requirements for Coalition membership.

Government in the Sunshine: The Early Learning Coalition of Broward County, Inc. is a legislatively mandated group. It will operate under the general Florida guidelines of "Government in the Sunshine."