Voluntary Prekindergarten Training Opportunities

The Coalition provides free training for directors and teaching staff of our contracted child care providers. Classes cover curriculum implementation, classroom management and more. We provide certificates indicating inservice hours for each training that is successfully completed.

Trainings are generally held in the Multi-purpose Room at the Coalition office. They run from 12:30 to 2:30 pm and are repeated from 6:30 to 8:30 pm unless otherwise noted.
 
Upcoming courses include:
 
VPK Assessment Instructional Implications
June 27 - 6 pm to 8 pm  
 
The Coalition reserves the right to change the training schedule.  Registration information is distributed at monthly provider meetings. You may also contact the Coalition for up-to-date training information.  Space is limited and is on a first come-first served basis. 

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VPK and SCHOOL READINESS ASSISTANCE

Change the First Five Years...

Glow Bowling Birthday Party

Join the folks at the Early Learning Coalition of St. Lucie County for a Glow Bowling Birthday Party at Superplay in Port St. Lucie on Wednesday, July 31, from 7-9 PM. Your $10 admission includes two games of bowling and bowling shoes, birthday cake & lemonade, all to celebrate the 20th birthday of the Early Learning Coalition, in support of early childhood education, in St. Lucie County.

No bowling pledge sheets needed here as this is a P-A-R-T-Y not a bowl-a-thon, but you can bring the whole family out for glowingly great time.

We want you to party like it's 1999, which is when the ELC was established to promote early childhood education and administer the free Voluntary Pre-K program in Florida.

We've moved to our new permanent office!

We've moved our office to a NEW, PERMANENT, MORE CONVENIENT location! Our new office is on the Third Floor of the Treasure Health Building, 5000 Dunn Road, in Fort Pierce (on the corner of Midway Road and Dunn) with regular office hours of 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. 

Our phone numbers and extensions have all remained the same.  Reach us at 772-595-6424.
 

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Child Care Resource and Referral services are available Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
772-595-6363

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