Links

Accreditation

http://www.naeyc.org

http://www.faccm.org

http://www.naccp.org

http://www.nafcc.org

http://www.acsi.org

http://www.necpa.net

Activities, Themes & More

http://www.preschoolexpress.com

http://www.dltk-kids.com

http://www.drjean.org

http://www.lessonplanz.com

http://www.mrsalphabet.com

http://www.atozteacherstuff.com

http://www.eric-carle.com

http://www.familyfun.go.com

http://www.eichild.com

http://www.perpetualpreschool.com

http://www.preschoolrainbow.org

Child Care Resource and Referral

Florida Children’s Forum: http://www.fcforum.org

Child Care Aware: http://www.childcareaware.org

NACCRRA: http://www.naccrra.org

Florida KidCare: http://www.floridakidcare.org

Department of Children & Families

Search for providers, view provider inspection reports, get Gold Seal information, learn about training requirements, opening a child care facility, and report abuse.

http://www.myflfamilies.com/service-programs/child-care

http://www.myflfamilies.com/service-programs/abuse-hotline or call 1-800-96-ABUSE

https://cares.myflfamilies.com/PublicSearch for Provider search

Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO)

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity promotes economic opportunities for all Floridians through successful workforce, community, and economic development strategies.

http://www.floridajobs.org

Department of Education

Professional Development and Teacher Resources – Emergent Literacy for VPK Instructors Online Course – VPK Education Standards

Birth to Five Standards

Bright Beginnings: http://www.brightbeginningsfl.org

Florida Family Childcare Home Association

http://www.familychildcare.org

Florida’s Office of Early Learning

http://www.floridaearlylearning.com

For Teachers and Family

http://www.familyfun.go.com

http://www.pbskids.org

http://www.crayola.com

http://www.kids.gov

http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov

http://www.walearning.com

Head Start

East Coast Migrant Head Start: http://www.ecmhsp.org

Polk County Schools Head Start: http://www.polk-fl.net/parents/preschool/headstart.htm

Redlands Christian Migrant Head Start: http://www.rcma.org

Healthy Start

http://www.healthystarthhp.org

Polk County Health Department

http://www.mypolkhealth.org

Polk County School District

Polk County Schools: http://www.polk-fl.net

FDLRS Child Find: https://www.polk-fl.net/districtinfo/departments/learningsupport/ese/fdlrs.htm

Polk State College

http://www.polk.edu

Rules for Early Learning

OEL Proposed Rules & Notices

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarship Program

Provides scholarships for child care teachers, directors, owners and family child care providers to work toward earning a Bachelor degree or an Associate degree in Early Childhood Education, a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential or Renewal, a Florida Staff Credential or Renewal, and a Director Credential or Renewal.

http://www.teach-fl.com

United Way

United Way of Central Florida: http://www.uwcf.org