Head Start Parent Information and Resources

  • Broward County Birth Certificate

    Broward County Birth Certificate

    The cost for a birth certificate is $14.00 for the first original and $10.00 for each additional copy of the same birth certificate. Contact Broward County Vital Statistics for more information. 

    Broward County School Boundaries

    There are no requirements for children in Head Start to attend a school in there boundary. However, it is recommended that your child attend a school that is closest to where you live or work. Contact Broward County Public School's Office of Demographics for more information

    Family Support Services in Broward County Schools

    The School Board of Broward County provides support services for all BCPS students and their families. Day and evening hours are available at locations throughout the county and all services are private, confidential and free of charge. Contact Broward County Public Schools Office of Family Support Services for more information. 

  • What I Learned in VPK

    What I Learned in VPK is provided by the VPK teacher and will help you see your child’s progress as it relates to the Florida Early Learning and Developmental Standards for Four-Year-Olds.  It is designed to help you track and support your child’s progress.

    Parent Toolkit

    The Parent Toolkit will help you navigate your child's academic and personal journey. It is designed to help you track and support your child’s progress at each stage. Included is an academic growth chart, tips to help you support and encourage your child’s educational achievement, and guidance on how to approach parent-teacher conferences. These resources will help you better support your child both academically and personally. The Parent Toolkit is also available in Spanish.

    Transitioning from Pre-K to Kindergarten

    Information on Transitioning from a Pre-K program to Kindergarten in Broward County Public Schools will be provided at the end of year transition meeting.

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What I Learned in VPK

  • What I Learned in VPK is provided by the VPK teacher and will help you see your child’s progress as it relates to the Florida Early Learning and Developmental Standards for Four-Year-Olds.  It is designed to help you track and support your child’s progress.

    The Florida Early Learning and Developmental Standards 4 Years Old to Kindergarten is a comprehensive document containing age-appropriate information and reflections about how young children explore, create and think. Lesson plans are available to help develop the skills that 4-year-old children should know and be able to do by the end of their prekindergarten year. There are targeted standards for 4-year-old children included in each lesson plan. To find these lesson plans, click below: http://www.floridaearlylearning.com/vpk/vpk-providers/professional-development-training/vpkprofessional-development-teacher-resources/activity-plans.

    Parent Toolkit

    The Parent Toolkit will help you navigate your child's academic and personal journey. It is designed to help you track and support your child’s progress at each stage. Included is an academic growth chart, tips to help you support and encourage your child’s educational achievement, and guidance on how to approach parent-teacher conferences. These resources will help you better support your child both academically and personally. The Parent Toolkit is also available in Spanish.

    Transitioning from Pre-K to Kindergarten

    Information on Transitioning from a Pre-K program to Kindergarten in Broward County Public Schools will be provided at the end-of-year transition meeting.

     

Additional Resources

  • Broward County Birth Certificate

    The cost for a birth certificate is $14.00 for the first original and $10.00 for each additional copy of the same birth certificate. Contact Broward County Vital Statistics for more information. 

    Broward County School Boundaries

    There are no requirements for children in Head Start to attend a school in there boundary. However, it is recommended that your child attend a school that is closest to where you live or work. Contact Broward County Public School's Office of Demographics for more information

    Family Support Services in Broward County Schools

    The School Board of Broward County provides support services for all BCPS students and their families. Day and evening hours are available at locations throughout the county and all services are private, confidential and free of charge. Contact Broward County Public Schools Office of Family Support Services for more information. 

Contact Information

  • Head Start/Early Intervention

    600 SE Third Avenue

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

    Phone: 754-321-1961

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    Sharonda Davis-Bailey

    Director

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