ELC seeking Early Education Specialist—Position Available as of June 2018 –

The Early Learning Coalition of Osceola County is currently seeking an Early Education Specialist.  Interested parties should submit their resumes to Dana Crupi at dcrupi@elcosceola.org on or before 12:00pm (noon) EST, July 6, 2018. Bilingual candidates are strongly urged to apply. For more information about the position, please click the link below:

Early Education Specialist Job Description 6-14_1

 

ELC of Osceola County is the recipient of the 2018 Book Buddies Grant

The Early Learning Coalition of Osceola County was selected to receive a grant of 7,423 new children’s books to help the families we serve create word-filled homes and promote reading and learning.  The donation was from The Molina Foundation as part of its 2018 Book Buddies program.  The program’s goal is to provide resources to help children, parents, and caregivers create word-filled home through reading and learning together.  The Molina Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Southern California, is dedicated to the mission of reducing disparities in access to education and health.

 

Past & Present Coalition Meetings

Program Committee Meeting***MEETING CXLED**
Date: April 23 2018
Time: 10:00AM
1627 E. Vine Street Kissimmee, FL
Nominating Committee Meeting
Date: April 30, 2018
Time: 3:00 PM
1627 E. Vine Street, Kissimmee 
Finance Committee Meeting
Date: May 2, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM
1627 E. Vine Street, Kissimmee 
Executive Committee Meeting
Date: May 3, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM
1627 E. Vine Street, Kissimmee 
Marketing & Outreach Committee Meeting
Date: May 3, 2018
Time: 3:00 PM
1627 E. Vine Street, Kissimmee 
Ignite Discovery: STEAM Foundations Family Night Event
Date: May 8, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM
1875 Silver Spur Ln, Kissimmee
Emergency Board Meeting
Date: May 10, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
1627 E. Vine Street, Kissimmee
Program Committee Meeting
Date: May 10, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM
1627 E. Vine Street, Kissimmee  
Nominating Committee Meeting
Date: May 10, 2018
Time: 3:00 PM
1631 E. Vine Street, Kissimmee
Request for Proposal Task Force
Date: May 21st, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM
1627 E. Vine Street, Kissimmee
Finance Committee Meeting
Date: May 23, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM  
1627 E. Vine Street, Kissimmee 
New Coalition Board Applicants Interviews
Date: May 29th , 2018
Time: 9:00 AM
1633 E. Vine Street, Kissimmee
Executive Committee Meeting
Date: May 31, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM
1627 E. Vine Street, Kissimmee
Marketing & Outreach Committee Meeting
Date: June 5, 2018
Time: 3:00 PM
1627 E Vine Street, Kissimmee
Request for Qualifications Task Force
Date: June 5, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM
1627 E. Vine Street, Kissimmee
Nominating Committee Meeting
Date: June 11th, 2018
Time: 3:00 PM
1627 E. Vine Street Kissimmee
Board Meeting
Date: June 14, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM
1392 E. Vine Street, Kissimmee
Marketing & Outreach Committee Meeting
Date: July 5, 2018
Time: 3:00 PM
1627 E Vine Street, Kissimmee
Board Applicant Interviews
Date: July 31, 2018
Time: 2:30 PM
1633 E. Vine Street Kissimmee, FL   
Marketing and Outreach Committee Meeting
Date: August 2, 2018
Time: 3:00 PM
1627 E. Vine Street Kissimmee, FL
Board Retreat
Date: August 17, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM
2801 Kissimmee Bay Blvd, Kissimmee, FL

 

 

 

Public Notice: Invitation for Request for Qualifications (RFQ)

The Early Learning Coalition of Osceola County announces the following:

Invitation for Request for Qualifications (RFQ)

Delivery of Information Technology, Data Security and Tech-Support

Notice is hereby given that the Early Learning Coalition of Osceola County will receive sealed applications until 5:00PM on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 for the delivery of Information Technology, Data Security and Tech-Support. The purpose of the RFQ is to provide ongoing IT data backup and security management, maintenance and support for one server, up to eight computers, two laptops, three surfaces and Microsoft Office 365 Enterprise E1 support.

RFQ specifications and submission requirements may be downloaded from the Coalition’s website at www.elcosceola.org. Potential applicants may also submit a written request for an electronic PDF version of the RFQ to crogers@elcosceola.org. The Letter of Intent and sealed proposal should be submitted via mail service or hand delivery ONLY to:

ATTN: Procurement Committee
Early Learning Coalition of Osceola County
1631 E. Vine Street Suite E
Kissimmee, FL 34744

 

If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the ELC of Osceola County
with respect to any matter considered at such meetings or hearings, he or she
will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or she
may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which
record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.
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ELC offers an insight into: Trauma Informed Care

Trauma-Informed Care is a hot-button topic in Early Childhood Education, but not addressing the needs of a child who experiences trauma has long-lasting effects. “Paper Tigers” chronicles a year in the life of Lincoln High School in the community of Walla Walla, Washington. The kids who come to Lincoln have a history of truancy, behavioral problems and substance abuse. After Lincoln’s principal is exposed to research about the effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), he decides to radically change the school’s approach to discipline. With the aid of diary camera footage, the film follows six students. From getting into fights, grappling with traumatic events in their lives, and on the cusp of dropping out, they find healing, support and academic promise at Lincoln High.

Join us for a FREE screening of “Paper Tigers” on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at Valencia College – Osceola Campus Auditorium.

Participants will receive 2.0 in-service hours for attending.

Space is limited so you must register to secure a spot, and present your ticket at the door:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/paper-tigers-tickets-45027657937