September 28, 2018
Important Provider Information, Training  & Resources
Join Us! Provider Advisory Council
We are bringing the Early Care and Education Community together by bringing back the Provider Advisory Council.  Come and join ELC staff to discuss and share your input on items related to School Readiness, VPK, Quality & Education Initiatives and Service Delivery.

Tuesday, October 9

Early Learning Center of Sunrise
10092 West Oakland Park Blvd.
Sunrise, FL 33351

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
Broward County will be joining millions of readers across the nation on October 25th.  Be part of this initiative and get free books  for your students!  Click here to learn more
Upcoming Inclusion Trainings

10/17 - Why is This Child Acting Like This: Become Trauma Informed
Back by popular demand! If you're working with children from birth-5, this powerful training is for you. Become trauma informed and learn how trauma impacts child development and behavior; and how you can help!
Upcoming Inclusion Trainings in Spanish

10/25 - Transitions Made Easy (Spanish)
Transitions  are tough for kids! Come learn how to minimize that challenging behavior during transitions and improve skills at the same time!
*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 
Upcoming Quality & Education Trainings

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 
Provider Portal Training Videos
Videos on the New Provider Portal are available 24/7 via ELC's Youtube Channel
Training Academy: Upcoming Trainings

ITERS 3 Hour Overview Training  October 1
Family Central Broward 1415 W Cypress Creek Road Fort Lauderdale Fl 33309

FCCPC/CDA Instructor-Led October 9
Family Central Broward 1415 W Cypress Creek Road Fort Lauderdale Fl 33309

Director's Credential Renewal Course Coming March 2019

For more information visit:
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
Provider Board Representatives

Natalie Williams (Private Provider Board Seat)

Schmeka Lyons (Faith Based Provider Board Seat)


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