House Bill 1091

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vertical_bar About House Bill 1091:

During the 2018 Legislative Session, the Florida Legislature passed House Bill 1091, which increases quality and accountability in the School Readiness Program. The Office of Early Learning is leading the implementation of this legislation in partnership with local early learning coalitions.

The program assessment tool to be used is the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS). The CLASS assessment is recognized internationally for capturing the elements within a classroom that improve child outcomes. This assessment primarily measures the quality of classroom interactions between teachers and children. Many child care programs have already experienced this through Florida's Early Learning Performance Funding Project (ELPFP) and other quality programs.

 

vertical_bar Town Hall Meeting:

On June 26, the Early Learning Coalition of Duval held a Town Hall Meeting to provide information on the new legislation and answer providers' questions. If you were unable to attend the meeting or you still have questions about House Bill 1091, see the links and information below. By working together from the very beginning, we hope to implement the changes in a smooth, effective manner – as partners in early learning!

 
HB 1091 PowerPoint Frequently Asked Questions
   
Video of Town Hall Meeting HB 1091 Summary
 

vertical_bar Do you need assistance with the CLASS assessment tool?

We are conducting a survey to find out if directors would like technical assistance given at their center regarding the CLASS assessment tool. Please email the following information to Chief Program Officer, Johnna Daniels at jdaniels@elcduval.org:

  • Name
  • Name of Center
  • Phone Number
  • Email Address
  • Number of Children Enrolled
 Someone will notify you if this service becomes available. Thank you for your interest.

 

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