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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

https://vpkcp.floridaearlylearning.com.

The applications can be accessed in English, Spanish and Creole.

    

School Year VPK Program

 540 Instructional Hours ​

2015-2016 VPK Fall Registration

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 at https://vpkcp.floridaearlylearning.com/.

Schools are now accepting VPK applications for the 2015-2016 school year.  Your child must be four (4) on or before September 1, 2015 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 VPK Eligibility and Enrollment Certificate, 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.

 
 

For additional VPK information, visit the Early Learning Coalition of Orange County website at www.elcoc.org.

 

Click HERE for a listing of schools offering VPK for the 15-16 school year.

 

 Below find a listing of OCPS sites with the most openings in their VPK programs.  Listings are subject to change daily depending on student enrollment. Please contact the school directly for availability.

 

Half Day Schools
Phone Number
Full Day Schools
Phone Number
Avalon ES
407-207-3825
Grand Ave Primary Learning Center
407-245-1750
Camelot ES
407-207-3875
Orange Center ES
407-296-6480
Clay Springs ES
407-884-2275
Washington Shores Primary Learning Center
407-250-6260
Keene’s Crossing
407-654-1351
 
Lockhart ES
407-296-6440
 
Spring Lake ES
407-877-5047
 
Tildenville ES
407-877-5054
 

 

 

  

   

 Kindergarten Registration begins

May 2015 

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.pdf

Welcome to Kindergarten Booklet - Spanish

 

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 Contact Information

 

 

Shana Rafalski
Director, Elementary Curriculum and Instruction
(407)317-3200
  

Katie O'Hara
Coordinator                              
Early Childhood
(407) 250-6260 Ext. 6352255

Kimberly Peña-Rodriguez
VPK Program Coordinator
Early Childhood
(407) 250-6260 Ext. 6352237

Polly Beebe
Instructional Resource Support 
Early Childhood
(407) 250-6260 Ext. 6352253

Arlene Rosa
Instructional Resource Support
Early Childhood
(407) 250-6260 Ext. 6352246
 
Jane Van Dyke
VPK Program Assistant
Activity Resource Center
(407) 250-6260 Ext. 6352236
 
Karen Neff
Instructional Resource Support
Community Alignment Project
Lockhart Elementary School
(407) 296-6440

 

 

 District Resource Team

 

Early Childhood
Automated Information Line

407-317-3330

 

 

For VPK Information

 Please Visit the Links Below

 
 

 Click HERE for details on how to locate your zoned elementary school and access a school directory.

 
 
 
See the attached current listing of OCPS sites with openings in their VPK programs.  Listings are subject to change daily
 depending on student enrollment.
 
 

  Now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year. Fast, easy ONLINE sign up! See the attached flyer for information.