Building a World Class Workforce

Grants are available for recruitment of new early learning educators, training and assistance for educators whose CLASS composite score is 5 or below, and the development of programs to strengthen the early learning industry. LEARN MORE BELOW

Build a World Class Workforce – Recruit and Train
 
The ARPA benefits on this page are available to licensed non-contracted providers and contracted providers with a 5+ composite score on their most recent CLASS Assessment. We also outlined a few benefits to licensed School-Age providers (both contracted and not) in the ARPA Information Session – ALL. 
 

As promised, we have attached a copy of the presentation. You may also view the presentation by

 Clicking on this Link!   

Next Steps:

Centers and Large FCCHs: Review the attached Google Form with your staff and assist them in choosing the options that are right for them. Teachers working in Infant, Ones and Two-year-old classrooms should choose Infant/Toddler options.  Teachers working with Three- to Five-year-old children should choose Preschool options.  Directors, Assistant Directors and other leaders may choose either Infant/Toddler, Preschool or Leadership tracks.

FCCHs: Review the attached Google Form and choose the option that is right for you. Your substitute may also participate.  If you work primarily with Infants, Ones and Two-year-olds you should choose Infant/Toddler options.    If you work primarily with Three- to Five-year-olds, you should choose Preschool options. You may also choose the Leadership track. 

Submit one Google form that includes all staff.

To register staff for Teachstone trainings, each staff member must have a unique email address.

Once received, our plan is to send registration information back to you within 5 business days. As a disclaimer, we have not yet received registration information from Teachstone. While we fully expect to maintain a 5-day turnaround, we cannot guarantee it until the information is released.

We are extremely excited for the opportunity to share continued ARPA opportunities with you!

Please feel free to reach out to ARPAHelpdesk1@ELCPinellas.org with any questions. We do expect a high volume of information requests so we ask that you remain patient when waiting for a response!

ARPA Child Success Grants

The ARPA grant benefits on this page are available to SR/VPK contracted providers with a composite score of 4.0-4.99 on their most recent CLASS Assessment or who have not yet been assessed and have no score.  

We have attached a copy of the presentation. You may also view the presentation by Clicking on this LInk! 

Next Steps:

Carefully review the Google form links below and choose which initiative you want your site to participate in:

CLASS and Upskill Directors   

Child Success Grants  Recommended due to better benefits 

Centers and Large FCCH’s: Once you have chosen between the above initiatives, work with your staff and assist them in choosing the professional development options that are right for them.  (Teachers working in Infant, Ones and Two-year-old classrooms should choose Infant/Toddler options.  Teachers working with Three- to Five-year-old children should choose Preschool options.  Directors, Assistant Directors and other leaders may choose either Infant/Toddler, Preschool or Leadership tracks).

FCCH’s: Once you have chosen between the above initiatives, choose the professional development options that are right for you.  (If you work mostly with Infants, Ones and Two-year-olds choose Infant/Toddler options.  If you work mostly with Three- to Five-year-olds, choose Preschool options.  You may also choose the leadership track.

Submit one Google form that includes all staff.

Important Note: to register staff for Teachstone trainings, each staff member must have a unique email address.

Once received, our plan is to send registration information back to you within 5 business days.  As a disclaimer, we have not yet received registration information from Teachstone.  While we fully expect to maintain a 5-day turnaround, we cannot guarantee it until the information is released.

We are extremely excited for the opportunity to share continued ARPA opportunities with you!

Please feel free to reach out to ARPAHelpdesk2@ELCPinellas.org with any questions.  We do expect a high volume of information requests so we ask that you remain patient when waiting for a response!

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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

Annual Report

Annual Report