Hillsborough Infant and Toddler Initiative

HITI program photo

The Hillsborough Infant & Toddler Initiative (HITI) strives to improve the quality of infant and toddler care in Hillsborough County. he focus of the Initiative is to provide families with […]

Apply For Special Funding and Resources

Child saving money

Providers are required to use the Statewide portal system when applying for funding. To register for an account, you will need a taxpayer identification number as well as your license […]

Scholarships and INCENTIVE$

INCENTIVE$, rewards early childhood educators with financial incentives based on their education and continuity of employment.

On My Way To Kindergarten for Providers

On My Way to Kindergarten is a learning journey that provides families and classrooms with everything to help your students consider Voluntary PreK (VPK) at age 4 and then make […]

Professional Development

Professional Development

We’re dedicated to your professional growth and provide an array of resources and services focused on helping you enrich your skills, chart a successful career path and ultimately improve the […]

VPK for Providers

Florida’s Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program or VPK is a free educational program that prepares 4-year-olds for kindergarten and beyond. Children must live in Florida and be 4 on or before […]

School Readiness for Providers

Florida’s School Readiness Program or SR offers financial assistance to eligible low-income families for early education and care so they can become financially self-sufficient and their young children can be […]