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.

Recorded Provider Webinar – English

Recorded Provider Webinar – Spanish

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 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.


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 Potential applicants may also submit a written request for an electronic PDF version of the RFQ to 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.

2018 Disney Grant Community Investment

As part of Disney’s annual investment in the Central Florida community, we are proud to announce that the Early Learning Coalition of Osceola County has been awarded $25,000 in support of our mission to facilitate access to high quality early education and child care through an integrated system of services including linkages to health care and parenting supports. This investment from Disney marks the 11th year that our effort to ensure that all children will enter school healthy and prepared to succeed has benefited from Disney’s show of support. 

Ready Set Grow Early Educators Conference Handouts

Here are the handouts and lessons plans for the RSG Early Educators Conference:

Osceola Library System Handouts:

DIY EDIBLE PLAYDOUGH LessonPlan for ELC conference
POMPOM DROP LessonPlan for ELC Conference
SHAVING CREAM ART LessonPlan for ELC conference
Lesson Plans-1

Orlando Science Center Handouts:

Ready Set Grow Conference for Osceola 3.2018 (2)
Identifying Engineering Skills
Identifying Early Math Skills
Designing an EDC for Your Classroom
Car Crash Challenge Worksheet
Car Crash Challenge Curriculum