School Readiness Provider Contracts
Please contact the Provider Relationship team for further details. 305-646-7220
Becoming A School Readiness Provider
The School Readiness program is a state and federally funded child care tuition assistance program that prepares children to become ready for school, assists families in becoming financially self- sufficient, and provides parents with information about child development and other topics of interest.
Providers interested in becoming a School Readiness Child Care Provider should submit a copy of the Provider Service Agreement Information Form below with a copy of your current Child Care License to their provider relationship specialist.
- Print a copy of the Provider Service Agreement Information Form
Recent changes to Florida Law regarding insurance issues and provider responsibilities:
For more information go to http://www.floridaearlylearning.com/providers.aspx
The types of providers who can participate in the School Readiness Program are:
Informal Provider - Cares for children who are related to them and possibly children from one other family
Registered Family Child Care - Cares for no more than 10 children based on state ratio guidelines
Licensed Large Family Child Care - Cares for no more than 12 children based on state ratio guidelines; has one employee/assistant
Licensed Child Care Center - Cares for children based on state ratio guidelines, and capacity is calculated by square footage
Licensed Exempt Child Care Center - Cares for children based on state ratio guidelines; is either a school age only program or is an accredited religious exempt provider
Public School - Meets guidelines set forth by the Department of Education
Ages and Stages-3 Assessments
The ASQ-3 can be accessed through the Provider Portal.