Florida's Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program
Emergent Literacy for VPK Instructors
About the VPK Education Program

Emergent Literacy screen grabThe goal of the five-hour Emergent Literacy Course for VPK Instructors is to provide participants with background information on emergent literacy and demonstrate instructional practices that can be used in VPK classrooms.

This self-paced program is available as an online course. It is comprised of

  • interactive learning activities
  • video demonstrations of lessons by Florida VPK instructors
  • techniques for implementing research-based instructional practices
  • competency based assessments.

The five components in the Emergent Literacy for VPK Instructors course are as follows:

  • Emergent Literacy
  • Language
  • Emergent Reading
  • Emergent Writing
  • Environment

This training is designed to follow the initial training on the new VPK Standards.


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