Early Learning Coalition of Duval is now enrolling for Voluntary Pre-K for the 2017-2018 school year. The Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program – or VPK – is a free prekindergarten program for 4-year- olds who reside in Florida and were born on or before September 1 each year. To be eligible to offer VPK, you must submit a complete. For 2017-2018 program year, children living in Florida must be born between 9/2/12-9/1/13. A list of required documents and participating providers, as well as instructions on how to apply, can be found on the Early Learning Coalition website.