Early Learning Coalition of Orange County
About Early Learning Coalition of Orange County
The Early Learning Coalition of Orange County is a non-profit organization committed to ensuring all Orange County children enter school ready to learn. In 1999, Florida law established the Early Learning Coalition to ensure children ages birth to five experienced the benefits of a developmentally appropriate, research based early education services while respecting the role of the parent as a child's first teacher. Most of the Coalitions investments are made possible through Federal grants and local contributions.
With these, the Coalition provides child care to eligible children and promotes best practices among early learning providers. State revenues make up the balance of the Coalitions budget and make it possible to offer every 4 year old Orange County child the opportunity to participate in the Voluntary PreKindergarten (VPK) program.