School Readiness Forms

Registration for the following program is now open:

  • 2017-2018 VPK Program
    • In order to apply for a new contract for the 2017-18 program year, you will need to register your program on the New EFS Modernization Portal. We are moving towards a paperless system so all contracts are to be completed online and supporting documents uploaded into your online portal. See below for more information on the New Online Provider Portal

Online Provider Portal – New

Provider Portal Registration and Login Page

Provider Portal User Guide
Provider Portal Quick Tips (FAQ)


Please see below for all applications and instructions.

If you are a current child care provider and would like to provide School Readiness services to eligible children, please review the forms and applications below. All child care educators must be registered, licensed, accredited or licensed exempt through the approved agencies in order to enter into a contract. Complete forms and application using the Checklist for each program and submit to your assigned Provider Relations Specialist. If you are considering opening a child care program, please visit the DCF licensing website at to find out more information on opening your program. All forms must have original signature. Please allow up to 3 weeks for processing.

Provider Services

Millie Ortiz

Provider Relations Specialist
407-841-6607 ext. 133

Donna Crawford

Provider Relations Specialist
407-841-6607 ext. 151

Gilande Nicolas

Provider Relations Specialist
407-841-6607 ext. 112

School Readiness (SR) Forms & Applications

2016-2017 Forms (July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018)

New School Readiness Health and Safety Inspection and Background Clearance Requirements and Information

Additional School Readiness Information

School Readiness Payment Information

Additional Resources for Child Care Providers

For additional Provider resources and contractual requirements, visit the Office of Early Learning Website (OEL) at

All documents must be submitted in completion to:

Early Learning Coalition of Orange County
Attn: Provider Relations Department
P.O. Box 540387
Orlando, FL 32854

There are no charges/fees associated with a provider listing in the Child Care Resource & Referral Database or for referrals to your program. If you are asked to provide a payment for a referral or listing in the Child Care Resource & Referral database, please call the Office of Early Learning, Child Care Resource & Referral Network Office at 1-866-357-3239.