Public Workshops - Gold Seal Quality Care Program (Facilities)

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Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 13:00 to 15:00
Florida State College at Jacksonville (Downtown Campus)
101 West State Street Room A1068 Large Auditorium
Jacksonville  Florida  32202
United States

The Department of Children and Family Services, Office of Child Care Regulation and Background Screening will be conducting four public workshops for proposed rule development of Gold Seal Quality Care Program standards for Child Care Facilities (65C-22).  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.  

  •  Public Workshop 1July 25, 2013 , 1:00 - 3:00p.m., Florida State College at Jacksonville (Downtown Campus), 101 West State Street , Room A1068 Large Auditorium, Jacksonville, Florida 32202
  •  Public Workshop 2,  August 6, 2013, 9:00a.m. - 11:00a.m., Palm Beach County Health Department, 800 Clematis Street, Auditorium 1st Floor, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
  • Public Workshop 3August 7, 2013, 9:00 - 11:00a.m., Joseph P. D’Alessandro Office Complex, 2295 Victory Avenue, Room 123/124, Fort Myers, Florida 33901
  • Public Workshop 4August 8, 2013, 9:00 - 11:00a.m., Webinar/teleconference, LiveMeeting URL: Entry Code:  D{<Kc!2pC

Pursuant to section 402.281(2) and (5), Florida Statutes, the department is required to adopt rules establishing standards for child care facilities 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.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in these meetings is asked to advise the agency at least 48 hours before the meeting by contacting Dinah Davis at: (850) 488-4900 or by email at:

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