Director/Owner/Operator

Join for $50 per year

Who is a Director/Owner/Operator?
This membership option includes program directors, child care center owners, family child care home operators, and others holding a Director Credential who wish to take part in leadership and advocacy initiatives for the advancement of the field of early care and education/school-age care in Florida.

Why join as a Director/Owner/Operator?
Membership also assists program directors in fulfilling the professional contribution requirement for the renewal of their Director Credential.

Membership Benefits

All Children’s Forum members receive the following benefits:

  • Fulfillment of membership requirements for credential renewals
  • Membership card and certificate
  • Discounts on professional development, training, and classroom supplies through our partner organizations
  • Issues of Florida’s Child, our quarterly e-newsletter
  • E-mail notifications of legislative issues and other topics affecting the field
  • Recognition in the Forum’s annual report and newsletter as an active member and supporter
  • Advocacy to legislators and business leaders on the important work you do for young children

Director/Owner/Operator in addition to the above:

  • Receive a 15% discount when purchasing Teacher Forum Memberships for 5 or more staff.

Our online application is the quickest and easiest way to become a member, but if necessary, you may download a paper membership application. Please note: It may take up to 3 weeks to process paper applications; online applications are generally processed within 24 hours.