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ELCHC Finance Committee New Member Orientation Virtual Workshop Option #2

Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County 6302 E. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Suite 100, Tampa, FL, United States

All meetings of the Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County Finance Committee are held at 3:00 pm until the conclusion of business at 6302 E Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Bldg. 100, Suite 100, Tampa, FL 33619 unless otherwise publicly noticed and/or noted above. If you would like access to call-in number, please click here […]

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Provider VPK Refresher English Session

Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County 6302 E. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Suite 100, Tampa, FL, United States

Join us for an informative session to review the requirements for the Voluntary PreKindergarten (VPK) program. This session will include a recap of VPK Assessment information, VPK Instructor/Director requirements, curriculum, ratio, standards, and more. This will be an in-person session held at the ELCHC office on July 27, 2024 (English Session-10:00 am-12:00 pm, Spanish Session- […]

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Backpack Hero Day – Brandon Event

Back to School Event hosted by ECHO and Hope for Her. What to expect: Backpack School Supplies Parent Resources *** Registration is required before the event between June 24 - July 27th. Click here for more information. 

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Provider VPK Refresher Spanish Session

Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County 6302 E. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Suite 100, Tampa, FL, United States

Únase a nosotros en una sesión informativa para revisar los requisitos para el programa de PreKindergarten Voluntario (VPK). Esta sesión incluirá un resumen de la información de la evaluación VPK, los requisitos del instructor/director de VPK, el plan de estudios, la proporción, los estándares y más. Esta será una sesión en persona que se llevará […]

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ELCHC Governance Committee Meeting

Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County 6302 E. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Suite 100, Tampa, FL, United States

All meetings of the Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County Governance Committee are held at 3:00 pm until the conclusion of business at 6302 E Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Bldg. 100, Suite 100, Tampa, FL 33619 unless otherwise publicly noticed and/or noted above. If you would like access to call-in number, please click here […]

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VPK Open House

Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County 6302 E. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Suite 100, Tampa, FL, United States

Join us for this event, it is a great way to prepare for the upcoming 24-25 VPK school year. VPK contracted providers will receive a VPK yard sign and other resources that will assist in making the upcoming VPK contract year successful. We understand there have been many changes to VPK over the past few […]

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REGISTRATION

All registrations for IECP learning events and workshops are completed online. Registrations are received on a first-come, first-served basis and seating is limited. An account to our online platform is required for all learning event registrations regardless of cost or type of payment used.

PAYMENT

Payment, if required, can be made online at the time of registration.

REGISTRATION CANCELLATION POLICY

Registrants have up to 48 hours before a scheduled learning event to cancel. A refund will be made to the online account on file.

LEARNING EVENT CANCELLATION POLICY

The event sponsor reserves the right to cancel a learning event due to low registration. If a session is cancelled, those registered will be contacted by email and notified of the cancellation. A credit will be applied to the online account on file.

ATTENDANCE POLICY

You are encouraged to log on virtually or arrive in person 5-10 minutes prior to the start time of your learning event. Participants arriving more than 15 minutes late WILL NOT BE ADMITTED TO THE SESSION. Partial in-service credit may be offered, if applicable. Make-up sessions WILL NOT BE OFFERED for any learning event. 

ANTI – DISCRIMINATION POLICY

The IECP and ELCHC shall not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability/handicap, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or age in any aspect of a learning event, training workshop or professional development. The ELCHC also reasonably accommodates individuals with disabilities, handicaps and/or religious beliefs.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA)

Any person with a disability/handicap requiring reasonable accommodations should call 813.515.2340 no later than seven business days prior to the scheduled learning event.

LEARNER SECURITY POLICY

The ELCHC strives to protect the privacy of learners that attend our learning events. Because each learner must register through our online learning platform, each record is restricted from public access. Learners can obtain a copy of their certifications as well as their own demographic/contact information provided. For online support, learners may call 813.515.2340 for assistance accessing their records. Learners are required to verify their Identification at all learning events by showing a state or government issued ID with photograph.

PROPRIETARY INTEREST POLICY

Individuals who participate in ELCHC’s learning events have the right to know about the proprietary interest a trainer/ instructor may have in a product or service prior to attending. All trainers/instructors are required to disclose proprietary interest in any produce, instrument, device, service and/or materials discussed at an event training, program, or workshop, as well as the source of any compensation related to the presentation.

CEU AWARD POLICY

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) may be awarded for all learning events three hours or longer in duration. Learning events less than three hours will be awarded in-service hours upon completion. CEUs will be awarded upon successful completion of the learning event. To successfully complete the learning event, learners must arrive on time, attend all required sessions, be an active participant and complete all related assignments and/or surveys as defined by the trainer/instructor. Online training must have an engagement score of 75% or more. For all online training – CAMERAS MUST BE ON – NO EXCEPTIONS. Participant’s names for online training must match the name provided at registration.  Any required assignments or surveys will be outlined in the Training Description on our online platform. Learners are encouraged to contact trainers/ instructors with any questions and/or clarification needed regarding the successful completion of assignments or surveys. In-service hours will be awarded in place of CEUs if the learner does not meet the requirements of successful completion as defined by the instructor/trainer.
* Trainings may be recorded for educational purposes.

ACHIEVEMENT BONUS

To earn an achievement bonus, you must be teaching in Hillsborough County and meet all the requirements of the course, including pre/post assessments, homework assignments, reflection, and LMS instructor evaluation (if applicable). Each individual is limited to four training achievement bonuses per training cycle, and bonuses will not be given for previously completed coursework. Additionally, a W9 form must be submitted, and the address on the form must match the address on your LMS account. If you have any questions, please contact Abbey Landa at alanda@elchc.org.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

Upon the successful completion of a learning event/training participants will receive a Certificate of Completion that can be retrieved from their individual online LMS account.

CHILD CARE

All learning events/training sessions are designed for adult audiences. We ask that all registrants make the necessary childcare arrangements to meet the minimum requirements for participation in the learning event. Childcare is not available.