IMPORTANT - School Readiness Program Providers
The State Board of Education has approved Rule 6M-4.620, Health and Safety Checklists and Inspections. This rule requires at least one Health and Safety inspection annually for all child care providers that contract for School Readiness. Visit the Office of Early Learning’s website to view the Health and Safety Checklists/handbook online.
SCHOOL READINESS FORMS
To sign a School Readiness Contract in Manatee County, please contact the Early Learning Coalition of Manatee County's Provider Relations Department at (941) 757-2900 ext. 270.
General School Readiness
All providers will be required to complete and submit contracts and supporting documents through the online PROVIDER PORTAL for both School Readiness and VPK. All providers will need to have their accounts activated and the provider profile submitted in the Provider Portal before we can initiate SR and/or VPK STATEWIDE PROVIDER CONTRACTS.
VPK Substitute Instruction Tracking Sheet
CHILD CARE RESOURCE AND REFERRAL (CCRR) FORMS
Child Health and Development