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Registration for VPK summer classes begin

Students must be five years old by September 1st
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Posted at 10:47 AM, Feb 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-25 23:14:00-05

FORT MYERS, Fla.  — Registration for VPK classes this summer is open.

Students must be five years old by September 1st and have not had already accessed a Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten program.

The summer program for incoming kindergartners is taught by certified teachers with a focus on school readiness and social and emotional well-being.

Classes will run from 7:00 am to 5:41 pm June 22nd through July 30th and are available at two schools:

Sunshine Elementary School
601 Sara Ave. North
Lehigh Acres, FL 33971

Early Childhood Learning Center
3650 Michigan Ave.
Fort Myers, FL 33916

Limited transportation is provided to some students.

To register, families must first apply for a VPK Voucher through the Early Learning Coalition online at www.elcofswfl.org [elcofswfl.org] or in person by appointment only at 2675 Winkler Ave. in Fort Myers.

Then families need to bring the voucher, receipt of enrollment in kindergarten, child’s birth certificate, and proof of address to the Early Learning Childhood Center at 3650 Michigan Ave. in Fort Myers.

Summer VPK seats are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.