This catalog contains early childhood courses, which can be found throughout Florida. Training course topics include; behavioral and social-emotional development, child welfare, developmentally appropriate practices, early intervention, rules and regulations, supporting special needs, and much more.
The Division of Early Learning’s First Teacher books offer guidance on child development and how to encourage children to explore, learn and grow. Each First Teacher book includes a Language and Literacy Domain for ages birth to four-year-olds.
Tip sheet to encourage family engagement and build literacy skills.
Developed in partnership with the University of Florida Lastinger Center, Florida Grade-Level Reading Campaign literacy tip sheets are designed to support families, caregivers, and teachers who provide early reading instruction to preschool age children. These easy-to-implement tips and strategies help build early language and literacy skills right at home, are available in English and Spanish, and some provide links to video resources to watch early literacy instruction in action.
Florida Grade-Level Reading Campaign’s YouTube channel has a variety of professionally produced public service announcement videos related to early learning topics. The videos are available in various short lengths and in English and Spanish, covering topics including The Importance of Early Language Development, The Importance of Attendance, and The Importance of Summer Learning Opportunities.