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School Readiness Health and Safety Training Due Soon

May 21, 2024

By June 30, 2024 your site’s staff must complete the required School Readiness (SR) health and safety training!

All current SR child care personnel who have been employed at an SR-contracted program longer than 90 days must complete two new mandatory health and safety courses by June 30, 2024. These trainings are free and may count for up to nine hours towards your annual in-service training by achieving 70% or higher on the end-of-course assessments.

  • Health and Nutrition in the School Readiness Program (4-hour)
  • Safety Practices in the School Readiness Program (5-hour)

These trainings must be taken by June 30, 2024, even if you have previously taken the Early Learning Florida Health and Safety modules and/or the DCF Part I Introductory training. Access these courses in the Florida Early Childhood Professional Development Registry under the School Readiness Preservice Training header.

Anyone who's still within 90 days of their initial hire date at an SR-contracted program must complete all Preservice training within those 90 days.


Tips for providers to ensure SR personnel are compliant with SR training:

  • Verify your staff has completed the required training by viewing their personnel transcript using their student ID and County of Residence on the Training Verification Tool (myflfamilies.com).

  • Ensure you have the most current transcript placed in the personnel file.
  • If due dates are approaching for required training requirements, be sure to set reminders to avoid missing the deadline.
  • If your program is not school-age-only, you and your staff are required to take the Safe Sleep Practices in Child Care (SSSR).
  • If your program transports children, you and your staff are required to take the Transportation Safety in Child Care Programs (TRSSR). See attached flyer and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for more details about these requirements.

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