2014-2016 Strategic Plan

STRATEGIC PLAN COMPONENTS

WHOLE CHILD  FAMILY ENGAGEMENT  |  COMMUNICATIONS  |  QUALITY EARLY LEARNING  | DATA

Early Learning Coalition of Duval Governance

Human Resources, Finance and Administration, Provider Services (VPK and School Readiness Contracts) and Eligibility / Enrollment of School Readiness children, are part of the Coalition's core foundational work, providing a solid infrastructure for the rest of the Coalition’s services.
The Coalition is required by Florida Statute 1002 to submit a School Readiness Plan to the Office of Early Learning at the Department of Education. This plan must be approved and the Coalition is monitored on the approved plan every two years. This Plan addresses all the required elements from Statute and Rule.

WHOLE CHILD

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GOAL: Improve the well being of children birth to 5

Lead Team member: Toni Staff: Lisa, Johnna and Cathy

CORE STRATEGIES MAJOR ACTION STEPS TIMELINE METRICS* ELC STAFF
1.Through collaboration, lead community awareness and support for the needs of the whole child 1a Connect and convene partners to develop a collective impact early childhood model to increase family health and well-being and school readiness rates. (i.e. UW / ELC Plan 1a Begin 2nd Qtr 2014 and ongoing 1a Collective impact model will be determined, partners will be engaged and committees formed SMain@elcduval.org
PRajan@elcduval.org
LTyner@elcduval.org
1b Survey social service agencies to obtain eligibility, capacity information and identify social service gaps 1b 2nd Qtr 2015 1b A prioritized need-based list of social service gaps for ELC families LTyner@elcduval.org
1c With partners, develop strategies and assign responsibilities to close targeted gaps 1c 2nd Qtr 2015 and ongoing 1c Increase number of partners with a signed MOU that establishes priority services to high need families LTyner@elcduval.org
SMain@elcduval.org
CParker@elcduval.org
JDaniels@elcduval.org
1d Update ELC community resource guide to include additional social service partners 1d 3rd Qtr 2015 1d 100% of social service agencies respondents will be included in the ELC community resource guide LTyner@elcduval.org
JDaniels@elcduval.org
1e Work with 2-1-1 to apply for “Help Me Grow” Florida initiative 1e 2nd Qtr 2015 (application) 1e Grant awarded SMain@elcduval.org
2.Identify, assess, and connect services that address the needs of the whole child 2a Survey parents, allowing them to inform us of other services they need 2a 3rd Qtr 2015 2a Connect 90% of eligible families with the appropriate partners established to offer other services through an MOU LTyner@elcduval.org
2b Connect families with Kid Care Insurance
102814-Strategic Plan-Whole Child-Action Plan-2B
2b Begin 2nd Qtr 2014 2b 100% of eligible interested families directed to Kid Care through the Players’ Center for Child Health at Wolfson’s LTyner@elcduval.org
2c Continue implementing social/ emotional strategies developed by the ELC inclusion specialist with the child care teacher 2c 2nd Qtr 2014 and ongoing 2c 75% of providers who complete the “warm line” intake process will have successful implementation of the strategies JDaniels@elcduval.org
2d Increase awareness of inclusion services to Duval County families 2d 2nd Qtr 2014 and ongoing 2d 100% of CCRR visibilities and outreach events will include inclusion service information for families JDaniels@elcduval.org
CBurns@elcduval.org
2e Connect families to available services for early intervention based on developmental screenings completed 2e Ongoing 2e 60% of children identified needing early intervention services will receive them PRajan@elcduval.org
DDeCastro@elcduval.org
2f Continue ECSA – (Early Childhood Screening Assessment) screenings, follow up activities and referrals, as part of the System of Care Initiative as directed by the grant 2f Began 2nd Qtrl 2014 and ongoing 2f 85% of teachers report a satisfactory rating based on the help provided through SOCI PRajan@elcduval.org

FAMILY ENGAGEMENT

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GOAL: Better engagement and empowerment of families to help their child succeed

Lead Team member: Theresa Board member: Bryan Staff: Johnna and Charlene

CORE STRATEGIES MAJOR ACTION STEPS TIMELINE METRICS* ELC STAFF
1.Develop/implement education/training for families and providers especially around choosing quality childcare 1a Create a family advisory leadership council whose purpose is to advise our work and advocate early for their child 1a 3rd Qtr 2015 – 2017 1a 85% of families who agreed to be part of the family advisory leadership council attend 100% of the leadership council meetings each year after start-up.
1a.(1) increase membership in council each year by 10%.
1a.(2) Spring of 2017, 60% of council participants rate their experience valuable and useful.
JDaniels@elcduval.org
CGross@elcduval.org
1b Create and communicate a one-stop resource for the Jacksonville community around early learning using the new website design 1b 2nd Qtr 2014 through 3rd Qtr 2015; public launch 1 Qtr 2015 1b 50% increase in the number of website page views, click rate and visits from 2013-14 data. JDaniels@elcduval.org
CGross@elcduval.org
1c Expand the UW Born Learning program to more families 1c Expansion complete by 4th Qtr 2015 1c 30% increase in the number of school readiness families who attend Born Learning trainings JDaniels@elcduval.org
CGross@elcduval.org
1d Develop a robust early childhood component for 0-5 to compliment DCPS Parent Academy 1d First raining by 2nd Qtr 2014 1d 90% of the families attending the Parent Academy trainings will rate the trainings as useful using the Born Learning evaluation survey. JDaniels@elcduval.org
CGross@elcduval.org
1e Host family town hall meetings in the community with our provider partners 1e 1st Qtr 2014 and on going 1e 80% of the Attendees surveyed at town hall meetings will report satisfaction on the evaluation survey. 10% will indicate a willingness to participate in future ELC meetings. CGross@elcduval.org
JDaniels@elcduval.org
1f Family Engagement/Parent Advisory Network event. 1f 3rd Qtr 2016 1f 80% of the families attending the family engagement event who after being surveyed, rated the event as fun and educational CGross@elcduval.org
JDaniels@elcduval.org
1g Parent Advisory Network Advocacy Training. 1g 2nd Qtr 2016 1g 80% of the PAN participants attend an advocacy training and evaluation survey reports 100% felt more confident to make visits public officials. SMain@elcduval.org
CParker@elcduval.org
1h. Parent Advisory Network Advocacy visits to City Council and Duval Delegation. 1h 3rd Qtr 2017 1h Number of City council and Duval Delegation visits attended by at least 2 PAN members CParker@elcduval.org
1i Parent Advisory Network member on ELC Board. 1i 4th Qtr 2017 1i One member chosen by PAN to serve on ELC Board starting July 2017 JDaniels@elcduval.org
CGross@elcduval.org

OUTREACH, COMMUNICATION AND AWARENESS

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GOAL: The Coalition is recognized as the leader in early learning.

Lead Team member: Camille Board Member:Sunny Staff: Chad

CORE STRATEGIES MAJOR ACTION STEPS TIMELINE METRICS* ELC STAFF
1.Develop and implement a comprehensive integrated marketing/ communications plan about the value of ELC 1a Identify target audiences: families, elected officials, businesses, and physicians 1a 2nd Qtr 2014 and ongoing 1a Determine feasibility of hiring a polling firm to benchmark the community’s awareness of ELC and our work. SMain@elcduval.org
CBurns@elcduval.org
1b Create messaging around ELC’s value proposition 1b 2nd Qtr 2014 and ongoing 1b 100% of Staff and Board members are knowledgeable of ELC Essentials document/elevator speech as determined by staff quiz and Board Orientation evaluation survey. CBurns@elcduval.org
1c Determine the appropriate medium for reaching each audience using advertising, marketing, and public relations 1c 3rd Qtr 2015 1c Detailed ELC marketing plan approved by Board including budgeted line items. CBurns@elcduval.org
1d Design a marketing plan focused on GSOD relating to providers, GSOD families  and to general community 1d 3rd Qtr 2015 1d 65% increase of CCRR callers asking about GSOD programs.
1d (1) 65% of GSOD providers surveyed report an increase in the number of their families knowing about star rating.
CBurns@elcduval.org
1e Design and implement robust website with marketing plan for roll-out 1e 4th Qtr 2015 1e 100% accomplishment of grant deliverables according to grant time line. CBurns@elcduval.org
1f Increase CCEP business participation If 2nd Qtr 2015 through 2017 1f 5% increase of CCEP business partners; 5% increase in CCEP funding from 2013-14 grant. SMain@elcduval.org
CBurns@elcduval.org
1g ELC receives community/partner recognitions 1g 3rd Qtr 2015 and ongoing 1g Two community recognitions for ELC and their work SMain@elcduval.org
CBurns@elcduval.org
1h Increase earned media 1h 2nd Qtr 2015/4th Qtr 2016 through 2nd Qtr 2016/4th Qtr 2017 1h 5% increase of earned media opportunity from 2013-14. CBurns@elcduval.org
  1i Public social media campaign 1i 3rd Qtr 2015, 3rd Qtr 2016, 3rd Qtr 2017 1i 10% increase in the number of “likes” or “follows” on our social media platforms. CBurns@elcduval.org
1j Community Promotional events/opportunities 1j Annually 2014-2017 1j Seven CCRR Visibilities or promotional events. CBurns@elcduval.org
1k Ongoing website resource partner meetings. 1k 4th Qtr 2016 1k 100% of JCCI study partners report satisfaction with new website and their participation in the design and information. CBurns@elcduval.org
1l Ongoing/sustainable media plan 1l 3rd Qtr 2016 1l 100% of the funding needed to support a sustainable marketing plan is secured from outside, donated or partner funding to continue media plan. CBurns@elcduval.org
1m VPK Kick-off and Provider Expo 1m 3rd Qtr 2015 1m 75% of participating providers and families in attendance surveyed report they found the Expo valuable and meeting their expectations. CBurns@elcduval.org

QUALITY EARLY LEARNING

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GOAL: Ensure all child care providers are participating in GSOD 2.0

Lead Team member:Dr. Hunter Board member: Ken Staff: Padma and Johnna and Cathy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CORE STRATEGIES MAJOR ACTION STEPS TIMELINE METRICS* ELC STAFF
1.Support DCF in their mandate to ensure licensed child care centers and FCCH’s with SR/VPK contracts provide a healthy and safe environment 1a Create application/eligibility process to be approved by the Board 1a 3rd Qtr 2015, Effective date July 1, 2015 1a 95% of provider applications submitted will be approved by ELC CParker@elcduval.org
1b Create MOU with DCF to report Class 1 Violations to ELC
102814-Strategic Plan-Quality-Action Plan-1B
1b 2nd Qtr 2014 1b DCF executed MOU w/ELC to share monitoring and licensing violations Outcome Update – Click here CParker@elcduval.org
1c Continue to receive USDA food disqualification reports for those individuals who are barred from participating in the food program 1c Ongoing 1c   100% USDA disqualified providers will have SR and VPK contracts terminated and children will be relocated to another program within 30 days. CParker@elcduval.org
1d Continue to track centers that have had contracts terminated as a result of ELC monitoring findings 1d Ongoing 1d 95% of SR/VPK children attend a healthy and safe program as determined by DCF and ELC. CParker@elcduval.org
2.Assess, improve, and communicate the quality of learning programs in our community using Guiding Stars of Duval 2a Improve the technical assistance to the Guiding Stars program by implementing a certification for coaches 2a 2014-15 – Certification system for coaches begin and complete / ongoing modifications in future years
2a. Ongoing
2a Upward movement of stars in current Guiding Stars Centers within rating system
2a Readiness rates for Guiding Stars centers
2a CLASS scores (Fall and Spring)
2a 70% of SR children in GSOD sites
2a VPK Assessment growth (AP1 and AP3) and TS Gold
PRajan@elcduval.org
2b Gather feedback from GSOD 2.0 providers on system in broad terms, and move to GSOD 3.0 with all changes based on the entire CLASS family of tools (Infant / Toddler / Pre K)
102814-Strategic Plan-Quality-Action Plan-2B
2b 3rd and 4th Qtr every 2 years (feedback); CLASS family of tools (July 2016) 2b Document changes in the metrics / measures based on provider feedback and objective evaluation after approval by the board / PRajan@elcduval.org
2c Actively recruit providers to participate in Guiding Stars 2c New participant providers in each year 14-15,15-16 and 16-17 2c 15 new participants each year PRajan@elcduval.org
2d Develop a local Professional Development plan aligned w/OEL’s System that will address staff qualifications and professional development domain in GSOD 2.0 2d 3rd Qtr 2015
2d 4th Qtr 2016
2d 65%of providers who participate in GSOD 2.0 will receive the maximum number of points for the training hours on the GSOD Domain: Staff Qualifications and Professional Development
2d 75% of the directors of participating GSOD 2.0 centers will have the Advanced Director’s credential
JDaniels@elcduval.org
2e Develop TA (technical assistance) plan anchored to monitoring of centers and homes to prepare programs for participation in GSOD 2e 2nd Qtr 2014 2e 85% of providers deemed out of compliance are in full compliance of the center’s action plan when a follow-up monitoring is conducted using the coalition’s monitoring form  
2f Revise GSOD wage incentives based on provider and board input and track teacher retention
102814-Strategic Plan-Quality-Action Plan-2F
2f 3rd Qtr 2015 2f 80% of teachers who received GSOD wage incentive will remain in the same GSOD center from the previous year JDaniels@elcduval.org
Acarro@elcduval.org
2g Pilot a Pre-k/KG transition program and determine how to bring to scale 2h to be completed by 4th Qtr 2015 2g TBD CParker@elcduval.org
CBurns@elcduval.org

DATA

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GOAL: Ensure all child care providers are participating in GSOD 2.0

Lead Team member:Dr. Hunter Board member:Ken Staff: Padma and Johnna and Cathy

 

CORE STRATEGIES MAJOR ACTION STEPS TIMELINE METRICS* ELC STAFF
1.Lead all stakeholders in identifying, developing and sharing common data birth to grade 5 Identify stakeholders with pertinent data
Determine and implement common child identifier
Convene partners to aggregate and align actionable childhood data.
2nd Qtr 2014
4th Qtr 2015-16
Common measures are developed and implemented
Common child identifier established, assigned and used by data collection partners
PRajan@elcduval.org
SMain@elcduval.org
Acarro@elcduval.org
2. Identify, assess, and connect services that address the needs of the whole child Develop a community early childhood system of care to increase family health and wellbeing and school readiness rates. UW / ELC Plan 2nd Qtr 2015 MOU with early childhood service providers to implement “no wrong door” for families. PRajan@elcduval.org
SMain@elcduval.org
Acarro@elcduval.org

 

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