Our Board of Directors

Elizabeth Loh

Chair

Jennifer Mekler

Pinellas County School District

Celeste Fernandez

Department of Children and Families

Comm. Charlie Justice

Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners

Steven Meier

CareerSource Pinellas

Ray Hensley

Pinellas County Health Department

Sandra Hopkins

Jackie Lang

Imagination Station Preschool

For Profit Provider Representative 

LaShonda W. Clark

Pinellas Head Start

Dr. Heather Duncan

St. Petersburg College

Beth Houghton

Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County

Harry Fogle

West Central Early Steps All Children’s Hospital

Dr. Ricardo Davis

Private Sector

Faith Bornoff

Pinellas County License Board

Victor Lucas

SouthState Bank

Fidel Johnson

Ultimate Medical Academy

Trevor Pettiford

Private Sector 

Susan Johnson

Echelon

Amy Darby

Bush Ross, P.A.

Elissa Long

HCA Florida Largo Hospital

Jack J. Geller

Retired

Chris Scherer

Scherer Development

Michael Mikurak

Retired

Board Meetings

In accordance with the Florida Government in the Sunshine, all meetings of the Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas County, Inc. and its committees are open to the public. 

Public Notice FY24-25

Public Notice FY23-24

Public Notice FY22-23

Public Notice FY21-22

Public Notice FY20-21

AD-HOC Review Hearing Committee Meeting

July 9, 2024 @ 10:00 a.m.

Location:

In-Person @ ELC Clearwater Office

2536 Countryside Blvd Ste#500 – 5 th Floor Training Room.

If you have any questions or requests please do not hesitate to contact Tamara Hernandez for assistance by email at thernandez@elcpinellas.org or by phone 727-400-4446 at least 10 days prior to the meeting date.

Program Development Committee Meeting

August 12, 2024 @ 1:30 p.m.

Via Zoom Conference:

Join Zoom Meeting:

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If you have any questions or requests please do not hesitate to contact Tamara Hernandez for assistance by email at thernandez@elcpinellas.org or by phone 727-400-4446 at least 10 days prior to the meeting date.

Executive Committee Meeting

August 15, 2024 @ 1:30 p.m.

Via Zoom Conference:

Join Zoom Meeting:

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If you have any questions or requests please do not hesitate to contact Tamara Hernandez for assistance by email at thernandez@elcpinellas.org or by phone 727-400-4446 at least 10 days prior to the meeting date.

Finance/Audit Committee Meeting

August 22, 2024 @ 3:00 p.m.

Via Zoom Conference:

Join Zoom Meeting:

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Meeting ID: 814 2304 2870

Passcode: 807538
One tap mobile:
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If you have any questions or requests please do not hesitate to contact Tamara Hernandez for assistance by email at thernandez@elcpinellas.org or by phone 727-400-4446 at least 10 days prior to the meeting date.

Board of Directors Meeting

September 12, 2024 @ 3:00 p.m.

In-Person @ ELC Clearwater Office:

2536 Countryside Blvd Ste#500 – 5 th Floor Training Room.

If you have any questions or requests please do not hesitate to contact Tamara Hernandez for assistance by email at thernandez@elcpinellas.org or by phone 727-400-4446 at least 10 days prior to the meeting date.

Board of Directors Meeting Packets

May 2, 2024

March 7, 2024

February 8, 2024

January 25, 2024

November 16, 2023

September 28, 2023

Finance/Audit Committee Meeting Packets

April 25, 2024

February 29, 2024

February 8, 2024

January 25, 2024

September 28, 2023

Executive Committee Meeting Packets

February 29, 2024

August 29, 2023

Board of Directors Meetings Packets – Archives Section Below

May 25, 2023
January 26, 2023
November 17, 2022
September 22, 2022
May 26, 2022
March 24, 2022
January 27, 2022
November 18, 2021
September 23, 2021
May 27, 2021
March 25, 2021
January 28, 2021
November 19, 2020
September 24, 2020
May 28, 2020
March 26, 2020
November 21, 2019
September 26, 2019

Finance/Audit & Executive Committee Meetings Packets – Archives Section Below

May 25, 2023
January 26, 2023
September 22, 2022
May 26, 2022
March 24, 2022
November 18, 2021
September 23, 2021
September 29, 2021

(Executive Committee)

May 27, 2021
March 25, 2021
Novemebr 19, 2020
October 21, 2020

(Executive Committee)

November 21, 2019
September 26, 2019

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2536 Countryside Blvd Suite 500, Clearwater, FL 33763

Hours of Operation: M-F, 8:00am – 5:00pm

Annual Report

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Processes and Procedures


A. Placements

I. General: 

  1. Appointment Phone Script and Process
  2. BG1-11 Outreach and Enrollment Process
  3. Placement 30-30 Plan
  4. Browsing
  5. Keying Placements
  6. Sib-Adds
  7. Interview Flow
  8. Terms and Conditions in the Family Portal Account


II. Waitlist:


III. CCAA Process:


B. Enrollments


C.
Redeterminations

I. Processing Redeterminations: 


II. Rejections for Redeterminations:


III. Other/General Redetermination Information:


D. Reestablishment Periods/Reviews


E. Transfers


F. Suspended Enrollments


G. Coalition Transfers


H. Social Security


I. SR Plus-Local Funding