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2014 NAFCC Annual Conference:

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-Posted 04.17.2014-


The PREVENT Obesity Training Session in Hobe Sound, scheduled for Tuesday, April 1 has been postponed. Details will be posted about a rescheduled session. Please contact Alina Soto at: alina_soto@dcf.state.fl.us with any questions.

-Posted 03.28.2014-


The Office of Early Learning is proud to announce the release of the online Florida Early Learning and Development Standards: Birth to Five Courses. These courses provide practitioners with a fun and easy way to connect and engage in high-quality online professional development on how children grow and develop as they move from birth to age 5.

Cost per course: $10.

-Posted 03.26.2014-

P.R.E.V.E.N.T. Obesity

Training Opportunity

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Session from 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Hobe Sound Early Learning Center, 11580 SE Gomez Avenue, Hobe Sound, FL 33455

For more information, contact Mary King at: (772) 546-5462

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-Posted 03.26.2014-

Child Abuse Reporting Available Online

-Posted 03.05.2014-

Upcoming PREVENT Obesity Training Opportunities

P.R.E.V.E.N.T Obesity Training

-Posted 03.05.2014-

2014 National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) Conference

Many Right Ways

-Posted 02.25.2014-

Director Credential Renewal Reminder


Pursuant to Section 402.305(2)(f), Florida Statutes every child care facility director must have a director credential. Beginning on January 1, 2014, many Director Credential certificates will become inactive. Check your credential to determine your certificate’s inactive date.

To maintain a Florida Director Credential, every (5) years a candidate must complete the renewal application and provide documentation of the following up to one (1) year prior to the end of the active period of the current credential:

  1. An active staff credential documented on individual’s child care training transcript.
  2. 4.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUS) or three (3) college credit hours in any one (1) of the approved curriculum areas within the last five (5) years, based on the date the application for renewal is received.
  3. Candidates must demonstrate professional contributions in the child care field.

For more information visit www.myflorida.com/childcare
or contact the Child Care Training
Information Center at 888-352-2842.

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-Posted 11.18.2013-