What is VPK, Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten?”

The VPK program is a free program for Florida’s families.

Participating in VPK gives parents an opportunity to help their children reach their full potential.High quality pre-k increases a child’s chances of succeeding in school and earning more as adults.
VPK is free for all children four years old on or before September 1 of the program year.

There are no income requirements to be eligible for VPK.


VPK program at AIS will be from 8:00 – 11:00.

AIS will offer an Extended VPK program from 8:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

The Language Immersion program will be included on the Extended VPK program


  1. Parents should complete a VPK application online at http://www.floridaearlylearning.com/vpk.aspx or at your nearest ELC Offices.
  2. Upload or bring the child’s original birth certificate, passport, or immunization record signed by a physician.
  3. Upload or bring Proof of Florida Residency (e.g. electric bill, lease, driver’s license, or pay stub with address)
    You may also contact a Family Resource Advisor at the Early Learning Coalition.

For more information:

  • Early Learning Coalition of SW Florida
    3050 N. Horseshoe Dr, Unit 231
    Naples, FL
  • Hours: 7 am – 5 pm – Mon – Fri
  • Phone: 239-213-1137