Virtual Kindergarten Roundup

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Welcome to the 2020 Virtual Kindergarten Roundup page! Please watch the welcome video below for a brief overview of topics.

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What's My School?

Please check to verify your zoned school at the following link: https://ww2.volusia.k12.fl.us/zoning/zoning.asp

Department Videos & Resources

Welcome Video

 

Curriculum

ESE - Exceptional Student Education

Contact:

Kim Gilliland, Director of Exceptional Student Education, at extension 20443 KAGilli1@volusia.k12.fl.us

EDEP - Extended Day Enrichment Programs

Contacts:

ESOL - English for Speakers of Other Languages

For support please contact: 386-734-7190 ext. 20190

Immigrant and Migrant Federal Grants and Programs

Contacts:

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School Way Café

Resources:

Contact:

Student Transportation Services

Resources:

Contacts:

  • Mitch Moyer, Director - Student Transportation Services (mmoyer@volusia.k12.fl.us)
  • Barbara Ivey, Assistant Director - Operations - East Volusia & Administration (bivey@volusia.k12.fl.us)
  • Betsy Burris, Assistant Director - Operations - West Volusia & GIS Routing (BABurris@volusia.k12.fl.us)
  • Chris Boyer, Assistant Director Fleet and Finance (cjboyer@volusia.k12.fl.us)
  • Nina Broxton, Administrative Secretary (nmbroxto@volusia.k12.fl.us)
  • Jeanette Quinones, OSIII (jquinone@volusia.k12.fl.us)
Parent and Family Engagement

Contacts:

  • Sheila Rees, Project Manager 386-734-7190 ext. 44740 idvelado@volusia.k12.fl.us
  • Ilidia Velado, TOA 386-734-7190 ext. 44735 idvelado@volusia.k12.fl.us
  • Neville Schouburgh, LCSW 386-734-7190 ext. 44737 nhschoub@volusia.k12.fl.us
  • Kerri Thompson, LCSW 386.734.7190 ext. 44748 klthomp2@Volusia.k12.fl.us
  • Cyndi Orlowski, OS II 386-734-7190 ext. 44730 Cjorlows@Volusia.k12.fl.us

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Registration

Who Can Enroll a Student(s):

Only a parent/guardian may only register a student. Stepparents or other relatives require a notarized statement/school patron form signed by legal parent/guardian or a court order. A child must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2020 to begin kindergarten.

Zoned School:

Please check to verify your zoned school at the following link: https://ww2.volusia.k12.fl.us/zoning/zoning.asp Street name only (do not use Ave, Street, Blvd, Court)

Mandatory Documents:

Parents registering their child for public kindergarten for the first time in Volusia County Schools must provide the following documents before their child can start school.

  • The child’s original birth certificate (not hospital certificate)
  • An immunization record signed by a physician (HRS 680 form)
  • A Florida Physical form (HD680) signed by a licensed Florida medical authority and completed within 1 year of registration date.
  • Child’s Social Security Card
  • TWO proofs of residence (ex: lease/purchase agreement: power bill, water bill)
  • Parent/Guardian driver’s license/identification

Due to the current school closure status, documents may be waived, but you must provide them, as soon as you are able.

How to register your student using paper Student Entry Form:

When completing the Student Entry Form please fill out the gray shaded areas only. Please answer the Home Language Survey and mail your completed form to your zoned school with "Attn: Registrar".

How to register your student into Volusia County Schools online:

Before you can register your student, you must first create a FOCUS Parent Portal account. This portal will be used throughout your student’s academic career to provide a real-time view of your student’s grades, attendance, assessments, and important announcements.

For the protection of your student’s confidential information, we have created the following secure procedures. A valid email address is needed to create your FOCUS Parent Portal account and will become your portal username.

Go to the district website https://www.vcsedu.org/, select the Parents tab, then Parent Portal

Or go directly to https://volusia.focusschoolsoftware.com/focus/auth

  1. Click the option to create a Focus Parent Portal account
  2. Enter the Parent/Guardian information in all the required fields
    1. Enter the Parent/Guardian First Name as it appears on your Driver’s License
    2. Enter the Parent/Guardian Last Name as it appears on your Driver’s License
    3. Enter a valid Email Address, this email address will be your username (VCS employees use a personal email address and not your VCS-issued email)
    4. Create Password to sign into the Volusia Parent Portal
    5. Retype Password to verify the password
    6. Check the box I’m not a robot
    7. Click Submit
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  3. Click I would like to APPLY FOR ENROLLMENT for a new child

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  4. Enter the Student’s First Name, Student’s Last Name, and Student’s Birth date, then click

    Begin Application

    Note: The field labeled “Language” is the language available for viewing the application

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  5. You will then see Apply for Enrollment Student Entry Form 2020-2021, follow the instructions within the enrollment application to complete and submit

  6. You may save your progress in the application. Should you need to return at a later time to complete the enrollment, go to https://volusia.focusschoolsoftware.com/focus/apply/ and select Continue Application / Returning Students

Contact:

If you have any questions or concerns you may contact: Janet Gierhart at Student Services and Government Affairs: jlgierha@volusia.k12.fl.us