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VPK & Early Childhood Education and Our Families (learn more about our youngest learners) - Shared screen with speaker view
Khanh-Lien Banko
10:53
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Stephanie Kolb
42:45
We received a small part, but the majority of the CARES money has only applied to the VPK programs that also participate in SR.
Stephanie Kolb
50:43
The ELC’s notified us as money became available, but we were only eligible for funds during one phase of the many waves of money that were available. The centers that do not provide SR notoriously get the shaft monetarily. We do not get paid the same amount per child either.
Tabitha M
51:46
Where can I find more information about the SR aspect? What is the barrier to adding that so this isn't a problem Stephanie?
Khanh-Lien Banko
54:32
This the School Readiness page from the OEL: http://www.floridaearlylearning.com/school-readiness
Stephanie Kolb
55:43
Tabitha- the SR component requires 100% more work to maintain your prof
Khanh-Lien Banko
55:52
School Readiness requires more than VPK programs. This is an example of why the early learning programs need better interconnectivity and similar accountability. Think back to the school readiness results from providers in the beginning of the presentation.
Stephanie Kolb
56:05
sorry- program is much harder to maintain.
Stephanie Kolb
58:39
Unfortunately due to the SR program being for economically challenged families it also becomes difficult to get regular attendance and you are not paid for children who do not attend.
Khanh-Lien Banko
58:51
Melinda Webster: Melinda.webster@oel.myflorida.com
Tabitha M
01:07:23
Will that cover early childhood programs that are prior to VPK and SR?
Tabitha M
01:07:32
ages 1-3 for example
Tabitha M
01:07:50
I would love more information about this
Amber Coleman
01:08:17
are some vpk programs better than others and how are those identified to know a given program needs more assistance?
Stephanie Kolb
01:08:59
We are “graded” based on our assessments and readiness rates.
Amber Coleman
01:09:59
are the readiness rates public information?
Stephanie Kolb
01:10:06
Yes
Stephanie Kolb
01:10:34
They have to be.
Khanh-Lien Banko
01:11:34
http://www.floridaearlylearning.com/about-us/early-learning-resources
Jacqueline March
01:14:55
thank you