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Early Learning Coalition of Seminole, Inc.  (back to Board Finder main page)

Posting Type

Member of a Governance Board


Committee or task force title & duties

Board of Directors (Chair and two private-sector business members appointed by the Governor)


Organization

Early Learning Coalition of Seminole, Inc.


Type of Nonprofit

Education


Address Line 1

280 Hunt Park Cove


Address Line 2

Suite 1020


City

Longwood


Zip/Postal Code

32750


Website

www.SeminoleEarlyLearning.org


Phone number

4079602460


Edyth Bush Institute member

Yes


Organization's mission:

Our mission is to be the recognized authority in Seminole County for information regarding high quality school readiness and child care services which allow parents to make informed choices when selecting childcare providers. We carry out our mission through collaborative partnerships with early education and care professionals and concerned community leaders to: • enhance the quality of school readiness services in Seminole County; • promote community awareness of critical factors regarding early learning; • provide scholarships for eligible low-income children to attend child care centers; and • increase participation in the Voluntary Prekindergarten program available to all four-year olds in Seminole County.


Brief Description of Organization's Programs & Services

The School Readiness (SR) program provides financial assistance for the cost of childcare to Seminole County residents whose gross income is at or below 150-200 percent of the federal poverty level. The SR network consist of 165 childcare providers. SR funds also pay for Child Care Resource & Referrals, Developmental Screenings and Quality Improvement programs for providers.


Skills and talents of ideal candidate:

Interested business professionals with experience in the areas of law, finance, professional development, education or general business are encouraged to apply.


Meeting Location

Office of Early Learning Coalition of Seminole


Time Commitment

Four year commitment. Annual quarterly meetings: three quarterly meetings with 1-2 hours duration each, and one fiscal year-end strategic planning board meeting with 7-8 hours duration.


Link to Nonprofit Search Portrait

http://cffound.guidestar.org/nonprofitprofile.aspx?orgid=1141072


Current Number of Board Members

16


What can this board position do for the applicant:

Support community, add service experience to your resume, build professional relationships and help to educate the next generation of Seminole county children while boosting the local economy by employing local small business owners


Meeting frequency

Quarterly, or as needed to address emergency issues.


How to Apply:

To apply for a governor-appointed position, please follow the directions online at http://www.flgov.com/appointments


Contact E-mail for Questions:

jgrant@seminoleearlylearning.org


First Name

Jennifer


Last Name

Grant


Professional Title

Chief Executive Officer


Email Address

jgrant@seminoleearlylearning.org

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