November 21, 2018
Important Provider Information, Training  & Resources
ELC will be closed Nov. 22 & 23
Keeping Documents Current
It's important that  ALL documents attached to your Provider Portal
remain current. Your current Child Care License, Accreditation, Liability Insurance and other documents must be submitted to the ELC prior to the expiration of the previous document. 
Click here for instructions on how to upload contract documents.
PLAN Meeting
Click here to view minutes from 11/14 PLAN Meeting

Save the Date! January PLAN Meeting 1/16
House Bill 1091 & CLASS Observations

Starting July 2019 under HB 1091, SR Providers will be required to have a program assessment using the CLASS tool annually and meet a threshold score in order to contract with the ELC. 

Join the Education & Quality Dept. to ensure you and your child care center/home are prepared!
In Person Bootcamps at ELC Broward
Click on the links below to register for a session:

Click here to view online tutorial of HB 1091.

The ELC will come to you! Interested in a personal webinar/in person boot camp for your team? The E & Q Team will help you schedule a time that works for you and your team at your school/center. Email for more info.

Registration Required
All SR Providers are required to register for CLASS observations by Dec. 1
Click here to register.
The ELC, partnering with OEL, is working to bring resources on the CLASS® Assessment to our SR Providers through a myTeachstone subscription.

You must be a School Readiness Provider to receive the subscription.

The myTeachstone subscription includes:
  • Overview of CLASS® Assessment tool in Infant, Toddler and Pre-K
  • Best Practices and Teacher Strategies via Video
  • Tips/Info for teachers to understand the assessment process
Interested? Send your Name, Email and Provider Name to:
Allison Metsch 
Upcoming Inclusion Trainings

1/16/19 - How Do We Figure Out the Function of Behavior? 
Did you know that there is a reason for every behavior? Did you know that challenging behavior is a way children may communicate to us? Come and learn about the function of behavior, how to interpret challenging behavior, and how to manage those behaviors when they occur in your classroom.
*ENGLISH* Trainings to be held at ELC Broward
6301 Nw 5th Way, Suite 3400
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

Trainings in *SPANISH* held at Gulfstream Early Learning Center
120 Sw 4th Ave.
Hallandale Beach, FL 33009 
School Readiness Training
ELC has partnered with Early Learning Florida (ELFL) for free online training for SR Providers. CEUs will be provided upon succesfful mastery of the course.
  • The Building Blocks of Preschool Literacy
  • Supporting Early Intervention with Infants and Toddlers

Term Dates: Fall 2018 (Dec. 3 - Feb. 17), Spring 2019 (April 1 - June 2019)


Participants must register (click on date) for one of the following orientation sessions:


November 27, 6:30-7:30pm


December 1, 9-10am


December 3, 3-4pm

Business Leadership Institute - Master Class 
The Business Leadership Institute (BLI) is a professional development opportunity being extended to School Readiness Providers. This is a great program for Early Childhood business owners to gain further knowledge of current trends and best practices that can help improve your business. Click here to learn more about BLI
Training Survey
We need your help! The ELC wants to know what type of training you'd like to be available throughout the year. 

Click here to complete a quick survey.
Provider Portal Training Videos
Videos on the New Provider Portal are available 24/7 via ELC's Youtube Channel
Upcoming OEL Workshops/Hearings
Several workshops will be held over summer regarding OEL Rules. Click button below for schedule. Or Sign Up for email notifications
Job Recruitment Opportunities at Broward College
Searching for that all star teacher for your classroom? Need help recruiting qualified and certified staff? The ELC is working with Broward College to connect you with qualified teachers. 

ELC is in the process of setting up opportunities for Providers to speak to Early Education Classes. Broward College's Career Center can also send out emails to students about immediate job opportunities.

Interested? Email Alex Browning at
Provider Board Representatives

Natalie Williams (Private Provider Board Seat)

Schmeka Lyons (Faith Based Provider Board Seat)


Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter