Provider Information

Provider Quick Links & Additional Resources

Here you will find quick links and resources for the Coalition Document Exchange and the OEL Provider Portal as well as listings for upcoming training opportunities. Additional pages in this “Provider” section are dedicated to related documentation and resources for specific functions of CCR&R, VPK, and School Readiness. You will find an archive of our weekly newsletters (Wednesday blasts) and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) included on the Provider drop-down menu.  If you have not found what you need or you would like to request additional support, please email

OEL Provider Portal & Coalition Document Exchange

As of March 2017, all contracted providers should have an ACTIVE profile in the new OEL Provider Portal. A link to the portal as well as the most recent Enhanced Field System (EFS) User Guide are included below. If you have yet to sign in and create your profile, please do so today. If you need assistance, you can reach out to the OEL Help Desk or send an email to All 2017/2018 contracts will be completed online, so you will no longer be able to load documents to the Coalition Document Exchange.

OEL Provider Services Portal

OEL Provider Services Portal User Guide 4.12

OEL Provider Services Portal YouTube Tutorials

OEL Provider Services Portal User Guide Addendum (addressing the “Staffing and Capacity” tab)

Coalition Document Exchange

School Readiness and Voluntary Prekindergarten Provider Forms

Included here are forms that both School Readiness and VPK providers will use while contracted with the Coalition. Additional information and resources specific to the School Readiness and VPK Programs can be found in the “Provider” tab on the navigation bar or you can use the buttons below to link you directly.

Warm Line Requests

Click here to provide our Coalition staff with any concerns you have for children in your program. These concerns can relate to developmental delays, behavior challenges, or learning difference.

Professional Development

Chipola College and Gulf Coast State College offer programs in Early Childhood Education. Click here to learn more.

Performance Funding Project

The Performance Funding Project (PFP) gives eligible, selected child care providers and their instructors an opportunity to earn additional compensation for improving school readiness program outcomes. Click here to learn more.

Health/Developmental Screening + Behavior-Related Forms

You will find several helpful forms below for assisting you as you serve children in the classroom. If you are concerned about any behaviors or developmental delays with children in your center, please use the above link for the “Warmline” to reach out to Coalition staff.

The Biting Child

Teacher Recording Form

Consent for Health + Developmental Screenings Form

Approved Curriculum Information (SR & VPK)

School Readiness

Voluntary Prekindergarten

New or returning customers can contact their Family Support Specialist HERE.