“Bags for Change” with Lucky’s Market in Hunters Creek

The Early Learning Coalition of Osceola County was selected to be one of the first Hunter’s Creek Bags for Change Partners with Lucky’s Market.  This is fund raising event that will go to support the School Readiness Program here in Osceola County.  From October 10, 2018 until February 3, 2019 Lucky’s Market will give out wooden dime for every reusable bag a customer brings into the store.  The customer can then drop their coin in the bin of the non-profit organization they wish to support.  Each non-profit will receive double the donation at the end of the quarter.

Lucky’s Market “Bags for Change”

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Mommy and Me! – A weekly literacy Adventure

Looking for something fun and adventurous to do with your 3 or 4 year old?  Well look no further.  The Early Learning Coalition, School District of Osceola County and Footsteps2brilliance have teamed up to offer a “Mommy and Me” adventure.  Click the links below to find out more information on how to register and where.

Best of all…it’s FREE.

Mommy and Me flyer – English
Mommy and Me flyer – Spanish

SR Program Assessment Registration Video

With HB 1091 now approved, providers wishing to be a School Readiness provider in the year 2019-2020, will need to have a program assessment completed during the 2018-19 program year.  This will determine the provider’s eligibility to contract and minimum quality threshold as required by HB1091.  Please click the link below to view a video on the registration process on the Early Learning Florida PFP website.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/9hnaeyvzpjs23pc/SR%20PA%20Provider%20Registration%20Process.mp4?dl=0

Recorded Provider Webinar – English

Recorded Provider Webinar – Spanish

#1stDayVPK campaign from the Office of Early Learning

LET’S GET READY TO RUMBLE…..

This is the second year of the #1stDayVPK campaign from the Office of Early Learning, and we hope that you join in on the fun.  The OEL website has been updated with this year’s My First Day of VPK  information, flyers, links, and tips.

The information can be found here: http://www.floridaearlylearning.com/vpk/families/my-first-day-of-vpk.

We have included an English and Spanish flyer that you can use and give to your parents.

P.S.  Be sure you have permission from your parents to use their child’s pictures.

ELC seeking Early Education Specialist—Position Still Available as of 7-26-18

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, August 10, 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
Legislative Committee Meeting
Date: 9/6/18
Time: 2:00 PM
1627 E. Vine Street, Kissimmee, FL 
Marketing&Outreach Committee Meeting
Date: 9/6/18
Time: 3:00 PM
1627 E. Vine Street, Kissimmee, FL
Finance Committee Meeting
Date: 9/12/18
Time: 2:00 PM
1633 E. Vine Street, Kissimmee, FL
Marketing & Outreach Committee Meeting
Date: 9/17/18
Time: 3:00 PM
1633 E. Vine Street, Kissimmee, FL   
Program Committee Meeting
Date: 9/18/18
Time: 1:00 PM
1633 E. Vine Street, Kissimmee, FL
Nominating Committee Meeting
Date: 9/18/18
Time: 3:00 PM
1633 E. Vine Street, Kissimmee, FL 
Executive Committee Meeting
Date: 9/19/18
Time: 2:00 PM
1633 E. Vine Street, Kissimmee, FL  
Board Meeting
Date: 9/20/18
Time: 2:00 PM
1392 E. Vine Street, Kissimmee, FL

 

Meeting with a Board Member – Alexis Echeverria 
Date: 11 /01/18
Time: 9:00 am
Careersource Central Florida, Kissimmee
Meeting with a Board Member – Nancy Emestica
Date: 11 /01/18
Time: 11:30 am
Panera Bread on Osceola Pkway
Emergency Board Meeting
Date: 11 /05/18
Time: 2:30 pm
Careersource Central Florida, Kissimmee
Marketing and Outreach Meeting – Rescheduled
Date: 11/08/18
Time: 3:00 pm
Careersource Central Florida, Kissimmee

 

Program Committee Meeting – CANCELLED as of today 11/7/18 per Program Committee Chair
Date: 11/7/18
Time: 1pm – 3pm