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Provider's Corner

Welcome to the Provider's Corner. Your provider representatives on the ELC Board of Directors are Ms. Loreen Chant, Representative of Individuals under federal programs with Disabilities Education Act, Ms. Jenni Roig, Private Provider Representative, and Dr. J. Abilio Rodriguez, Faith-based Provider Representative.

Ms. Chant

President/CEO of Easter Seals South Florida. Easter Seals South Florida accredited by NAEYC serving 900 children in 11 locations across Miami-Dade and Broward Counties.  Prior to joining Easter Seals South Florida in 2014, she was a successful higher education administrator for 22 years. 

Ms. Roig

President/Founder of the Roig Academy located in South Miami.  The Roig Academy founded 18 years ago, offers an alternative educational milieu for students with a variety of learning strengths.  The academy provides preschool, elementary and summer services. Ms. Roig has 25 years of dedicated experience in the field of child development, literacy and dyslexia.

Dr. J. Abilio Rodriguez

Executive Director of Centro Mater Child Care Services. Centro Mater provides Early Head Start, Head Start and private childcare in the greater Hialeah community. Prior to joining Centro Mater, Dr. Rodriguez was with the Miami-Dade County Department of Human Services as a Head Start/Early Head Start Special Projects Administrator.

Upcoming Providers Meetings

The quarterly ELC provider meetings will be held:

Provider Meeting in North Dade:

Date/Time: Wednesday June 26, 2019, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Location:  North Dade Regional Library

                    2455 NW 183rd Street

                   Miami Gardens, FL  33056

Register to attend at http://trainings.elcmdm.org/CourseView.aspx?ID=363141

Provider Meeting in South Dade Morning Session:

Date/Time:  Tuesday July 2, 2019, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Location:  Early Learning Coalition South Service Center

                    The Centre at Cutler Bay Condominium

                    18951 SW 106th Avenue, Unit B-208

                    Miami, FL 33157

Register to attend at http://trainings.elcmdm.org/CourseView.aspx?ID=363126

Provider Meeting in South Dade Afternoon Session:

Date/Time:  Tuesday July 2, 2019, 1:30 to 3:30 pm

Location:  Early Learning Coalition South Service Center

                    The Centre at Cutler Bay Condominium

                    18951 SW 106th Avenue, Unit B-208

                    Miami, FL  33157

Register to attend at http://trainings.elcmdm.org/CourseView.aspx?ID=363130


Provider Services Committee Meeting

The next Provider Services Committee meeting will be Thursday June 27, 2019, 2:00 pm, at the Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade/Monroe, 2555 Ponce de Leon Blvd., 5th FL, Coral Gables.  If you would like to add an item to the agenda, please send your request to Lisa Sanabria at lsanabria@elcmdm.org.


Monroe Advisory Committee Meeting

Please make plans to attend the Monroe Advisory Committee meeting on Monday June 24, 2019, 1:00 pm, at the Monroe County School Board, 241 Trumbo Road, Boardroom, Key West.  The call in number is 1-415-655-003/Access Code:  737 327 765.  Exiting news about a new VPK initiative in Monroe County will be shared at the meeting.