Coalition News and Highlights 

Helping families after Hurricane Irma, preventing heatstroke, coalition fundraisers and more news in the September Early Learning Update.


Resources for families affected by Hurricane Irma. A social media campaign to raise awareness of child vehicular stroke. Coalition fundraisers, events and more.

Resources for families with young children affected by Hurricane Irma.


Children have an especially difficult time adjusting after a disaster. Visit our special page filled with resources for families recovering from Hurricane Irma.

Hurricane Irma impacts state early learning coalitions.


Hurricane Irma has forced many early learning coalition offices and child care providers to close.

Baby sleeping in a car seat.

Office of Early Learning reminds you to "double check the back."


The Office of Early Learning is running a social media campaign throughout the month of September to raise awareness of the risk of vehicular heatstroke. The campaign will use #doublechecktheback to remind parents, child care providers and caregivers of the importance of double checking the backseat when traveling with a child.

Baby playing in leaves.

Mealtime with young children can be hectic. How can you make your family meals more meaningful? Find out in the September Parents' Pages.


Making the most of family meals, using screen time effectively, Grandparents Day and more.

Does your child care center need an extreme makeover? Find tips and more in the August VPK Snapshots.


Giving your classroom a makeover, FLKRS 2017-18 information, My First Day of VPK social media campaign, FCRR grant to work with VPK providers.

Preparing for back to school, coalitions in the news and more in the August Early Learning Update.


Back-to-school season, new registry system for child care professionals, coalitions receive news features and more.

Early care and education professionals have new way to track their career progress.


A new resource for early learning professionals lets them keep track of their career progress conveniently on line.

Enjoy the last of summer with activities for National Family Fun Month, plus get ready for back to school in the August Parents' Pages.


Ideas and activities to celebrate National Family Fun Month, how to handle the bedtime blues, back-to-school tips, savings and social media campaign.

Summer is almost over, and now it's time to prepare your child for school. Check out our tips for making the transition easier.


Find tips, resources and more about helping your preschooler or kindergartner prepare for starting school soon.