Florida Office of Early Learning
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Early Learning Programs and Services
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Hurricane Irma Resources
Guidance and Technical Assistance Documents
Performance Funding Project
Health and Safety
Laws and Rules
Message from the Executive Director
Early Learning Advisory Council (ELAC)
OEL Business Units
Office of Inspector General
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To be an early learning director, teacher or staff member you need knowledge and experience in child development and appropriate learning environments. You should also know how to respond to children’s needs, understand how to build and enhance early learning experiences, offer choices, and engage easily with children and follow their natural interest.
Having information and other resources as you work with children and families day in and day out helps you do and be your best.
Here are some sites with helpful information about early learning.
Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning
Child and Adult Care Food Program
Child Care Aware of America
Child Development Education Alliance
Council for Professional Recognition
Florida Association for Child Care Management
Florida Association for the Education of Young Children
Florida Child Care Licensing
Florida Department of Education Exceptional Education and Student Services
Florida Healthy Kids
Florida Head Start Association
Florida Head Start Collaboration Office
Head Start Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center
National AfterSchool Association
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
National Association of Family Child Care
National Institute for Early Education Research