Welcome to the Early Childhood Programs website. Our team is dedicated and committed to providing support, resources, and advocacy for the protection and continuance of developmentally appropriate and child-centered practices in the early childhood classroom environment.
We hope you find this site helpful and informative. If you do not find the information that you are looking for, please contact us at
407-250-6260 ext. 6352237
All VPK registration MUST be completed ONLINE on computer or smart phone at
The applications can be accessed in English, Spanish and Creole.
Summer VPK Program 2015
300 Instructional Hours
Dates: June 10, 2015 through July 22, 2015 (closed July 3)
Student Hours: 7:00am to 5:00pm
Summer VPK is an option for any child that turned four years of age by September 1st, of the current school year and did not previously participate in the school year VPK program.
Parents must obtain a Certificate of Eligibility by applying online.
The following location(s) are currently accepting Certificates of Eligibility for Summer VPK Program 2015:
School Year VPK Program
540 Instructional Hours
2014-2015 VPK Fall Registration
To receive a VPK Certificate of Eligibility parents must complete an online application and upload required documents at https://vpkcp.floridaearlylearning.com/.
Schools are now accepting VPK applications for the 2014-2015 school year. Your child must be four (4) on or before September 1, 2014 to be eligible.
Students living in a school zone will be selected on a first-come, first-serve basis.
You are required to bring your child's proof of birth (such as a birth certificate) and an OCPS-accepted proof of residency (such as a deed, current lease, or tax exemption card). Click on the following links for the OCPS School Enrollment and Registration Information.
OCPS School Enrollment Information - English
OCPS School Enrollment Information - Spanish
Please Note: The maximum enrollment is 20 students as required by the State. If a school has reached the maximum enrollment, then request to be placed on their waiting list.
Full day programs are exclusively for Title I schools. In order for a child to attend a VPK/Title I program, they must reside in either the school’s attendance zone or another Title I school attendance zone.
VPK Round Up for the 2015-2016 Fall Registration
VPK Round Up will begin the week of March 16-20, 2015. Schools will welcome parents on Monday, March 16, 2015 to begin registering for VPK.
The VPK registration process has changed for the 2015-2016 school year. Parents will have to pre-register online and will receive their issued Certificate via email. To receive a VPK Certificate of Eligibility parents must complete an online application and upload required documents. Please see the flyer to the right for directions on how to pre-register for VPK.
Schools will begin accepting certificates for enrollment beginning on March 16, 2015.
For additional VPK information, visit the Early Learning Coalition of Orange County website at www.elcoc.org.
VPK Round Up 2015-2016 Fall Registration for Independence Area Relief Elementary School
Certificates will be accepted for this new school site at Keene's Crossing Elementary on Monday March 16, 2015 from 9am - 1pm. If you have any questions, please contact Kimberly Peña-Rodriguez at 407-250-6260 ext. 6352237.
Kindergarten Registration begins
Click HERE for information on registering your child for school. Check out the "Welcome to Kindergarten" Booklet for ideas and resources to make your child's year successful!
Welcome to Kindergarten Booklet
Welcome to Kindergarten Booklet - Spanish