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Melissa Lewis

Director of Accountability, Title IX Coordinator

352-486-5231 x2117

Jaime Handlin

Director, Curriculum

English as a Second Language Point of Contact

Phone: (352) 486-5231 x2047

Rebecca Childs

Coordinator of Pre-K and Student Services

Phone: (352) 486-5231 x2063

Gerie Forde

Coordinator of Grants and Federal Programs

Phone: (352) 486-5231 x2064

Heather Rawlins

Coordinator, District Reading Coach

352-486-5231 x2050

Michelle Ruiz

Coordinator, District Math/Science Coach

352-486-5231 x2047

Michele Studstill

Secretary to Instruction and Curriculum 

Phone: (352) 486-5231 x2036

Tanya Kahn

Title I Resource Lab

Phone: (352) 486-5231 x2075

Levy County School District Voluntary Prekindergarten Education


The School Board of Levy County is excited to announce that PreK for 4 year olds will be a FREE FULL DAY program. Your  child must be 4 years old on or before September 1, of the current school year. Breakfast, lunch, and transportation will also be free. Applications will open online January 1, for the school year that begins in August.

Before applying you will need:                                                                                                    

Your child must have a VPK certificate.  

Proof of your child’s age:

  • by birth certificate or updated immunization record

Proof of physical address:

  • driver’s license

  • or a utility bill less than 60 days old

  • or a paystub less than 30 days old

  • or a car registration with current information on it

  • or a lease with first page, last page, and signature page

You will have to upload these two items during the application. After you submit the application online you will receive the Child Eligibility Certificate 2 to three business days later.   

  • Local libraries or the Early Learning Coalition have computers you can use. If you have questions please call the Early Learning Coalition 352-490-5855.

  • Print this out and quickly take it to the school nearest you.  Do this quickly so that your child will be put on the list to attend PreK.