The Department of Children and Family Services, Office of Child Care Regulation and Background Screening will be conducting a public workshop for proposed rule development of Gold Seal Quality Care Program standards for Family Day Care Homes and Large Family Child Care Homes (65C-20). The public workshop setting is an opportunity for the Department to receive comments from providers, community partners, coalition staff, stakeholders, and the general public related to the proposed rule language. Please share this information with those agencies, providers, and provider organizations in your area that have an interest/investment in this issue.
The public workshop will be held on August 8, 2013 at 2:00 - 4:00p.m. via webinar/teleconference. Please use the login information below to join the meeting.
Attendee Entry Code: 8k(Zr3=CK
Pursuant to section 402.281(2) and (5), Florida Statutes, the Department is required to adopt rules establishing standards for child care programs and accrediting associations for participation in the Gold Seal Quality Care Program. The preliminary rule language and supporting documents are attached below for your review.
- Gold Seal Proposed Rule - Public Workshop (Homes)
- Gold Seal Accrediting Agency Association Application
- Gold Seal Quality Care Standards Homes DRAFT
- Gold Seal Provider Application
- Gold Seal Quality Care Accrediting Association Evaluation Manual Child Care Homes DRAFT
If you are unable to participate in one of the scheduled workshops, you may email your comments/suggestions for consideration by close-of-business August 23, 2013 to firstname.lastname@example.org