Register for VPK

Please take a moment to review the VPK Parent Rights & Responsibilities. You may choose to watch a video or review a slide presentation:

Online Registration

VPK Online Registration is now available for Summer 2014 and the 2014-2015 School Year!

If your child was born between September 2, 2008 and September 1, 2009; your child is now eligible for the summer 2014 VPK program. Please select 2013-2014 VPK Registration when you enter the registration site. This program will begin in June 2014.

If your child was born between September 2, 2009 and September 1, 2010; your child is now eligible for the 2014-2015 school year VPK program. Please select 2014-2015 VPK Registration when you enter the registration site. This VPK program will begin in August 2014.

IMPORTANT NOTE: In order to register online, you must be able to upload the required documents individually in a PDF format.

Steps for Online Registration

Simply follow the directions below to enroll your child online:

  1. Establish a login and account for you child.
  2. View an informational presentation about the VPK program and the parent's rights and responsibilities.
  3. Enter application information about yourself and your child.
  4. Upload and submit the required documents electronically in PDF format including a photo id, proof of Florida residency and proof of your child's age. Note: these documents must be uploaded as separate documents. Do not group all items into one PDF file.
  5. Check your email - Your child's Certificate of Eligibility will be emailed to you once the application has been processed. The Certificate of Eligibility is your "ticket" to the VPK program of your choice. Please check your spam filters to ensure the email was received.
  6. Submit the Certificate of Eligibility to the VPK provider of your choice during enrollment.

Begin the VPK Online Registration

Register In-Person

To register for VPK in person, please contact the Early Learning Coalition to make an appointment at 727-400-4411.

Simply follow the directions below to enroll your child in person:

  1. Complete the VPK application
  2. Schedule an appointment for in person registration at one of our Family Services offices by contacting 727-400-4411
  3. Parents will need to bring a copy of the following required documents
    1. Proof of Florida Residency: Example: recent water bill with parent name and physical address or Florida Driver's License with current address.
    2. Birth Certificate/Proof of the Child's Age: Example: birth certificate
    3. Children must be 4-years old on or before September 1st
  4. When the application process is complete, the parent will receive:
    1. A list of certified VPK providers (as approved at time of child VPK registration)
    2. A Certificate of Eligibility by mail for the parent to present to the VPK provider of their choice.
  5. Register with a VPK provider: Select a certified VPK provider. Submit the Certificate of Eligibility to the VPK provider of your choice.

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ELC of Pinellas

Sponsored by:
Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas County, Inc.
and Florida's Office of Early Learning

Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas County, Inc.
Phone: (727) 548-1439 • Fax (727) 548-1509