Important Message from the
Early Learning Coalition of Palm Beach County
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
March 23, 2020 @ 6:15PM
Dear Early Learning Partners, Parents, and Caregivers:

The health, safety, and overall well-being of your family and our  ELCPBC  family is our primary focus. In response to the rapidly changing situation with the  Coronavirus  disease (COVID-19) and to protect the safety and welfare of those we serve from the spread of COVID-19...

The  Early Learning Coalition of Palm Beach County  has crafted several fun & exciting online  e arly learning  activities; for both  parents /families  &  child care  providers/educators.

Watch the very first #ELCatHome video below, in the comfort of your own home...
Extended Learning Opportunities
Week One | For Parents/Families
"What Is Social Emotional Development?"
Parents & Families can look forward to these extended learning opportunities on:

  • Wednesday, March 25 | YouTube Video: Virtual Story Time!


  • Friday, March 27 | YouTube Video: Let's Get Physical!


For the full Parent & Families Schedule, please visit the following link:  https://www.elcpalmbeach.org/parent-coronavirus or click the Schedule pictured below.
Extended Learning Opportunities
Week One | For Child Care Providers
Child Care Providers can watch for a NEW VIDEO this week on:

  • Thursday, March 26 | Small Group Activity - Leaf Rubbing

Educators who would like to prepare ahead for Thursday's Small Group Activity, please find the activity materials needed at the link here !

For the full Child Care Providers & Educators Schedule, please visit the following link:  https://www.elcpalmbeach.org/provider-coronavirus or click the Schedule pictured below.
Child Care Providers Update:
Coronavirus Q&A Webinar
Tuesday, March 24 @ 1:00 PM
If you have never used Go To Meeting before, you will need to click on the attendee link (above) to download the free software or app to your phone.

Please register for the webinar and make sure the software is working prior to Tuesday's 1:00pm webinar. We won't be able to assist once the webinar has started.

We created a helpful "How To Guide" to access the webinar. Please click here for the guide.

We kindly ask that you submit your questions via e-mail so we can arrange the questions so that topics are combined and there is order to the conversation.
 

How To Submit Your Questions in Advance
 
In preparation for the meeting, please submit your questions to  Provider.Services@elcpalmbeach.org  no later than  March 24 at 10:00 AM. 
ELC staff will follow-up with providers who submit questions after this deadline.
 

How to Log In to GoTo Meeting
 
1. Click to start and join at the specified time and date:

2. Choose one of the following audio options:

  • TO USE YOUR COMPUTER'S AUDIO: When the Webinar begins, you will be connected to audio using your computer's microphone and speakers (VoIP). A headset is recommended.

-- OR --

  • TO USE YOUR TELEPHONE: If you prefer to use your phone, you must select "Use Telephone" after joining the webinar and call in using the numbers below.

  • United States: +1 (213) 929-4221
  • Access Code: 314-835-299#
  • Audio PIN: Shown after joining the webinar


How to Ask Questions During the Conference Call

1.  Click the Chat icon in the top toolbar.
2.  Use the "Send to" drop-down menu to select the recipients of the message.
  • Everyone – All participants will see the message in their Chat pane.
  • Organizer(s) only – All organizers will see the message in their Chat pane.
  • Individual attendee – Only the selected organizer or attendee will receive the private message.
3.Type your message in the text field, then click  Send.
 

What If I Am Unable to Attend?

We understand this is a very busy time for many of our providers. If you are unable to attend the virtual meeting, a recording of the conference call will be made available on our website:  https://www.elcpalmbeach.org/provider-coronavirus
 

Thank you,
 
The Early Learning Coalition of Palm Beach County