Research shows clearly that children are more likely to succeed in learning when their families actively support them. Recognizing parents as their child’s first teacher the Florida Department of Education, Bureau of Voluntary Prekindergarten is pleased to provide parents with the resources to help children in Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) through third grade, succeed in reading and mathematics.
Includes resources and strategies designed to help parents get involved in their child’s education. This website also has numerous links to other sites to assist families and children as they prepare to read, write and learn math.
The Department of Children and Families web site has information about child care regulations and a provider search for help in locating child care providers in your area.
Families have unique needs for their children in the education arena. The Department has compiled information from various areas to assist you in learning more about our services.
The VPK Kindergarten Readiness Rate web site allows the public to access and compare the readiness rate of providers in their area. Customized views of VPK Provider Readiness Rate Reports are available for School-Year and Summer Programs. It also includes lists of 2005-06, 2006-07, and 2007-08, Low Performing Providers.