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State agencies to hold informational meetings across Florida to discuss new regulations that will impact child care providers.

7/13/2016

Upcoming Provider Meetings

The Office of Early Learning and Department of Children and Families Office of Child Care Regulation are teaming up to host provider meetings around the state. The meetings will highlight important information and upcoming changes that will affect their businesses. The subject? Recent federal and state statutory changes to school readiness and child care regulations as well as changes to background screening requirements that affect all child care and school readiness program providers. 

A list of currently scheduled regional meetings follows with others being planned. Updates will be posted on DCF’s website at http://www.myflfamilies.com/service-programs/child-care/announcements. Questions? Contact Molly Grant at molly.grant@oel.myflorida.com or (850) 717-8578.

Northwest Region Provider Meetings
Date: Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016
Time: 9–11:00 a.m. CST
Location: Panhandle Area Educational Center (PAEC) – 753 West Blvd., Chipley, FL 32428
Register here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0948a4ab22aaf58-child2

Date: Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016
Time: 1:30–3:30 p.m. CST
Location: Bay County Public Library – 898 W. 11th Street, Panama City, FL 32401
Register here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0948a4ab22aaf58-panama

Date:  Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016
Time:  9–11:00 a.m. CST
Location: Office of Economic Self Sufficiency - Brent Processing Center, Room 7, 33 Brent Lane, Suite 104, Pensacola, FL  32503

Date:  Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016
Time:  2–4:00 p.m. CST
Location: Northwest Florida State College - Student Services Center, Room 302, 100 College Blvd., Niceville, FL  32578

Date: Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016
Time: 9–11:00 a.m., 1– 3:00 p.m. or 6– 8:00 p.m. EDT
Location: Leon County Human Services Center – 1000 W. Tharpe St., Suite 15, Tallahassee, FL 32303
Register here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0948a4ab22aaf58-child1

Northeast Region Provider Meetings
Date: Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. EDT
Location: Christ Central Preschool & Daycare – 359 Southwest Dyal Avenue, Lake City, FL 32024
Contact: RSVP (352) 415-6297

Date: Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016
Time: 2–4:00 p.m., EDT
Location: Tacachale – ADP Building – 1621 NE Waldo Road, Room #6, Gainesville, FL 32609
Contact: RSVP (352) 415-6297

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016 
Time: 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., 2–4:00 p.m. EDT
Location: 6133 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32217
Contact: RSVP (904) 485-9564

Date: Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT
Location: Volusia County Health Department – 1845 Holsenback Drive, Meeting Room 516C, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Contact: RSVP (386) 481-9264

Central Region Provider Meetings
Date: Monday, July 25, 2016                                                     
Time: 9:30–11:30 a.m. EDT
Location: DCF Waterman Office – 1100 SW 38th Ave., Ocala, FL  34474 (near 75)
Contact: RSVP to Doris Olarte at (352) 330-5728 or Mary Angela Clement at (352) 330-5636.

Date: Monday, July 25, 2016
Time: 2:30–4:30 p.m. EDT
Location: Department of Transportation – 801 N Broadway Avenue, Bartow, FL
Contact: RSVP to Doris Olarte at (352) 330-5728 or Mary Angela Clement at (352) 330-5636.

Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 
Time: 9:30–11:30 a.m. EDT
Location: Emma Jewel Charter Academy – 705 Blake Avenue, Cocoa FL 32922
Contact: RSVP to Doris Olarte at (352) 330-5728 or Mary Angela Clement at (352) 330-5636.

Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 
Time: 2–4:00 p.m. EDT
Location: Hiawassee Branch Library – 7391 W Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32818
Contact: RSVP to Doris Olarte at (352) 330-5728 or Mary Angela Clement at (352) 330-5636.

Suncoast Region Provider Meetings

Ft. Myers on 8/31/16 and Tampa on 9/1/16 and 9/2/16.  Location and times to be announced.


 


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