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All ELCIRMO Offices will be CLOSED Thursday 11/25/2021 & Friday 11/26/2021
    Hours of Operation
    Monday – Friday 8:00AM- 5:00PM

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School Readiness

PROVIDERS | School Readiness

SR Child Performance Standards

pdf document logo SR Child Performance Standards


New School Readiness Monitoring Tool

pdf document logo School Readiness Monitoring Tool – September 2021


Curriculum

pdf document logo Approved School Readiness Curriculum 2021


Health & Safety Information

pdf document logo Health & Safety Implementation Memo

pdf document logo Health & Safety Q&A 6.18.14

pdf document logo Health & Safety Checklist for Informal Providers OEL-SR-HSC-62IF

pdf document logo Health & Safety Checklist for Non-Public Schools OEL-SR-HSC-62NPS

pdf document logo Health & Safety Checklist for Faith-Based Providers OEL-SR-HSC-62FB


New Developmental Screening in Effect for SR Providers!

As of October 3, 2021 SR Providers must implement new screening regulations. See Rule 6M-4.720 for all the details, some of which are summarized below:

Initial screenings for SR children aged six weeks to age 60 months eligibility must be done no later than 45 days after initial enrollment and subsequent screenings will be completed at redetermination.

Initial and subsequent screenings conducted by the parent shall be completed within the first five (5) calendar days of the enrollment or redetermination.

Initial and subsequent screenings conducted by the provider shall be completed within forty-five (45) calendar days of the screening start date.

Screenings will be conducted through the single statewide information system shall be available to each parent no later than 15 calendar days after the screening due date.

A parent can waive their option to be their child’s screener at the time of enrollment or redetermination.

Exceptions apply in certain situations – please see rule 6M-4.720 for the details.

Download 6M-4.720   pdf document logo


Professional Development

The Coalition Program Staff is dedicated to furthering the quality of child care through specialized technical assistance and training to meet each provider’s needs. Continuing education opportunities are offered to increase the knowledge and skills of the child care staff and meet the increasing demands of state requirements. 


Developmental Screening and Assessment 

The Coalition Program Staff trains child care providers on required screening and assessment instruments and oversees the process. The Coalition ensures that child care providers receive the appropriate materials and equipment and ongoing technical assistance is provided, as needed.


Quality Initiatives

The Coalition, as funding allows, offers Quality Initiatives including educational funding for child care providers and their staff.

Click here to View Provider Meeting and Training Calendar.


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