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Director Credential VPK Director Endorsement

A private prekindergarten provider delivering the VPK program must have a director who has a VPK Director Endorsement consistent with section 1002.55(3)(g), Florida Statutes, and meets the requirements of Rule 6M-8.610, Florida Administrative Code.

The issuance of the VPK Director Endorsement will automatically appear on the Child Care Training Transcript upon completion of all six (6) requirements listed above.

Note: A private school administrator of a private prekindergarten program who holds a valid certificate in educational leadership issued by the Florida Department of Education as defined in Rule 6A-4.0082, F.A.C., satisfies the requirement for a prekindergarten director credential under section 1002.57, F.S.

If you have questions about the VPK Director Endorsement, contact the Department of Education, Division of Early Learning at or call 1-866-447-1159.

To register for courses, login to your Child Care Training Student Account. If you have questions regarding registering for courses, call the Child Care Training Information Center at 1-888-352-2842.

Updated February 2022