School Readiness Information for Providers

vertical_bar Extension of 2019 – 2020 School Readiness Contract

Please click here for the extension of the 2019-2020 School Readiness contract.  All child care providers must complete the attached document and submit it to no later than Wednesday, June 24. 

vertical_bar School Readiness Provider Information

  • CLICK HERE for the Group Size/Active Credential Requirements.
  • CLICK HERE to review the Health & Safety Handbook & Checklist that apply to your program type.

vertical_bar Rule Development




vertical_bar Information for NEW School Readiness Providers:

Thank you for your interest in becoming a School Readiness (SR) Provider with the Early Learning Coalition of Duval. The School Readiness Program is federally funded and designed to offer child care financial assistance to low-income families who are working or full time students.
  • Process for Becoming a School Readiness Provider:

—  You must take several steps to become a School Readiness provider.
—  THIS CHART walks you through the steps and gives you an idea of where you are in the process.
—  For information on the difference between a School Readiness provider and a VPK provider, CLICK HERE.

  • 2019-2020 School Readiness Provider Orientations:

—  Interested in becoming a School Readiness Child Care Provider?  CLICK HERE for available dates.
—  To register, contact Provider Services at (904) 208-2044, Ext. 2.
—  A School Readiness tutorial is coming soon!

  • Required Forms (Please print and review before attending a provider orientation):

—  Direct Deposit Authorization Agreement
—  W-9 as of October 2018

  • Useful Information:

 Coalition Attendance Policy

–  Paid School Readiness Holidays 2020 – 2021

–  SR Monitoring Tool as of June 2019

–  Approved SR Curriculum List as of July 2020

–  Parent Sign-in/Sign-out sheet 

–  School Readiness Rates as of  October 2019

–  Parent Co-Pay Receipt—SAMPLE

–  Rilya Wilson Child Absence Form

–  Unusual Incident Form

  • Developmental Screening:

Every school readiness child must be screened, using the Ages & Stages Questionaire (ASQ), within 45-days of enrollment at a child care center or family child care home.

The ASQ is a teacher-completed screening tool that encourages parent/caregiver involvement.


CLICK HERE for more information regarding the ASQ and instructions for providing the screening.


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