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Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade/Monroe Inclusion Services

Provides on-site support and resources to child care providers regarding:

  • All areas of development in Early Childhood
  • Supporting responsive and nurturing Social /Emotional Development
  • Classroom accommodations and intervention strategies for children with special needs
  • Assistance with referrals for additional evaluations and services

Contact:  Warm-Line Inclusion Specialist at 786-433-3095

Associacion Professional de Cuidado Infantil Domiciliario (APCID)

Provide a secure, caring and high quality educational, development program for our providers and their children.

Contact: Yorislay Matost
18936 NW 63rd Ct Circle
Hialeah, FL 33015

Florida Association for Child Care Management (FACCM)

The Association is a professional organization dedicated to promoting high standards of early child care and education through advocacy, professional development, and accreditation, supporting sound business practices to ensure the continued success of the private child care industry.

Contact: Roy Keister, Jr., President

Lee Bell, Executive Director


908 South Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316


Diana Layton, APPLE Accreditation Program Administrator

APPLE Accreditation


The South Florida Association for the Education of Young Children (SFAEYC)

The South Florida Association for the Education of Young Children is the local affiliate representing The National Association for the Education for Young Children in the Miami Dade County.  Our Executive Board of Directors is comprised of Educators, Directors, and Administrators from a variety of private and public schools and local early childhood agencies. 

Our Mission: To foster the well-being of all children through professional development and community networking opportunities in South Florida.

As part of our mission, SFAEYC members are available to answer questions related to NAEYC Accreditation process.  NAEYC Accreditation began in 1985 with the goal of providing an accrediting system that would raise the level of early childhood programs. Today, over 6,500 programs are NAEYC Accredited.

Contact: P.O. Box 530769, Miami, FL  33153


South Florida Child Care Association

Our Mission is to support the profession of Family Child Care Home (FCCH) providers by enhancing quality through education and advocacy.

Contact: Arlene Lambert
19811 NW 7th Avenue
Miami Gardens, FL 33169