Coalition News and Highlights 

How do you instill a sense of community and help make young learners into caring members of society? Find out in the November VPK Snapshots.


Learn about service learning and citizenship in action, intuitive math in early learners, 2017 FLAEYC conference, Celebrate Literacy Week! and more VPK news.

Governor Scott's Securing Florida's Future Budget Invests in Florida's Youngest Students and their Families


Governor Rick Scott released his Securing Florida's budget today, which includes an increase of approximately $31.3 million for early learning.

Early Learning Update

Family Engagement Month, Read for the Record Day and more news in the November Early Learning Update.


Join in celebrating Family Engagement Month, coalitions around the state celebrate Read for the Record Day, and more early learning news and updates.

Trying to get children to do chores can seem impossible. But did you know they can help your child build life skills? Find out more in the November Parents' Pages.


How to use chores to teach life skills, raising thankful children, Family Engagement Month and more.

Autumn-themed books for preschool readers, natural disaster preparation tips and more in the October VPK Snapshots.


Find preschool level books to help students learn about autumn, tips for preparing for natural disasters, 2017 NAEYC Conference, and implementing engineering in the preschool classroom.

Gov. Scott issues updates on state action to assist Puerto Rico.


At Governor Scott’s direction, the Office of Early Learning (OEL) has temporarily waived rules and regulations that will allow Florida’s 30 early learning coalitions to enroll Puerto Rican children whose education records are unavailable due to the storm. This will make it easier for young children to continue their early learning education through Florida Voluntary Prekindergarten Program (VPK) and School Readiness Programs.

Coalitions recover after Hurricane Irma, local organizations provide coalitions with donations and more news in the October Early Learning Update.


Most coalitions are up and running once again after Hurricane Irma, donations from community organizations help fund coalition initiatives, a coalition meets with state representatives.

Have more than one child? Get tips for handling sibling rivalries, plus jump into fall with leaves and pumpkins and celebrate Halloween safely in the October Parents' Pages.


Find out how to handle sibling rivalries, crafts and activities using pumpkins and leaves, celebrating Head Start, teaching young children not to bully, National Book Month and tips for safely enjoying Halloween with young children.

Learn about three things to consider when using technology in the preschool classroom, plus more in the September VPK Snapshots.


Content, Interaction and Context: Three things to consider when using technology in the preschool classroom, Professional Development Registry, FLAEYC Conference Rescheduled.

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.