A list of useful links

FY20 PHLpreK Quality Support RFP

Through this Request for Proposal (“RFP”), Public Health Management Corporation in behalf of the Mayor’s Office of Education seeks to identify expert organizations to deliver quality supports to early learning programs contracted to provide PHLpreK services. Two Quality Support Service Areas are included in this application :

1. PHLpreK Coaching
2. Instructional Leaders Institute ( Content Development and Delivery)

Well qualified organizations have staff that are knowledgeable about best practice in Early Childhood pedagogy and have experience in the Early Childhood landscape in Philadelphia, working with diverse populations of Early Childhood providers that also serve diverse populations of children and families.

The application dead line is May 15, 2019 5:00 PM EST.   Interested applicants  are encouraged to participate in the RFP application webinar on May 8, 2019.

RFP Application Webinar 

Wednesday May 8th from 1:30 – 3:00 PM
Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (224) 501-3412
One-touch: tel:+12245013412,,278558109#
Access Code: 278-558-109

RFP Application Deadline

May 15, 2019 5:00 PM EST

The PHLpreK Quality Support RFP Application Materials 

For PHLpreK Providers

PHLpreK Application Resources for Program Year 2019-2020

For parents and caregivers

Career resources for Early Childhood Education (ECE)

Early Intervention Services

  • CAP4Kids Early Intervention
  • Early Intervention (EI) in PA: free services to help families with young children with developmental delays. Infant Toddler EI for children 0-3 and Elwyn SEEDS for children over 3 years old
  • Philadelphia Infant Toddler Early Intervention Services: EI services for developmentally at risk preschool children ages 0-3 years old
    •       Office of Child Development and Early Learning: 215-685-4646
    •       Office of Dispute Resolution if you are unhappy with EI services: 717-346-9320
  • Elwyn SEEDS (Special Education for Early Developmental Success): Early Intervention evaluation and services for children 3 to 5 years old
  • Learn the Signs. Act Early: CDC website outlining normal development from birth to 5 years old and what to do if you are worried about your child
  • CONNECT Early Intervention Hotline: Call 800-692-7288 to find early intervention services in counties throughout PA.

Eligibility Calculator
Use the Eligibility Calculator to find out if you qualify for child care and pre-K funding.
Call Center
For help locating and applying for pre-K and other quality child care programs, call 844-PHL-PREK (844-745-7735).