Providers

Credentials and Qualifications

Different early childhood sectors have regulations and performance standards to identify qualifications required for professionals in the field. There are licensing requirements for child care and after-school programs, certification and credential requirements for public and private schools, performance standards for Early Head Start and Head Start, and quality improvement program requirements. While some overlap, there are often specific differences.

Florida Early Care and Education Career Pathway
VPK Instructor Qualifications
VPK Director Endorsement Qualifications
Infant and Toddler Practitioners - new!