Training for Promising Literacy Practices in K-5 Out-of-School-Time Programs

Training for Promising Literacy Practices in K-5 Out-of-School-Time Programs

Florida Grade-Level Reading Campaign (FGLRC), an initiative of Florida Alliance of Children’s Council & Trusts (FACCT), offers an engaging in person training based on FGLRC’s ‘Promising Literacy Practices in K-5 OST Programs’, a document designed for K-5 OST staff and directors. 

Training participants will be guided through 21 literacy practices aligned to the 7 categories of the Florida Standards for Quality Afterschool Programs. They will partake in small group discussion and activities that support these literacy practices, and will be familiarized with supporting literacy research documents and resources.

University of Florida Lastinger Center for Learning

University of Florida Lastinger Center for Learning

The UF Lastinger Center for Learning improves the quality of teaching, learning, and caregiving. We research, develop, and scale equitable educational innovations for adults and children that put all learners on trajectories for lifelong success. We provide professional development in early learning, literacy, and mathematics.

Approved Early Literacy Courses

Approved Early Literacy Courses

Pursuant to Section 402.305(2)(d)5., F.S., all child care personnel must complete a single course of training in early literacy and language development of children ages birth through five years that is a minimum of five clock hours or .5 CEUs. Early literacy training must be completed within 12 months of date of employment in the child care industry. Proof of completion may be documented on a certificate of course completion, classroom transcript, or diploma.

Approved Early Literacy Courses

Child Care Training Course Catalog

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.