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Driving Information for Au Pairs

Visit the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles website for information about driving in Florida.

Educational Information for Au Pairs

The information listed here is your starting point to fulfilling the education requirement.  Your community counselor will have the most popular and affordable choices in your area.

  • The schools listed here are not all reasonable options.  Ask your community counselor for the schools closest to you.
  • Continuing Education (also Adult Education or Lifelong Learning) classes are generally the most affordable options for au pairs.
  • Review the cost, class schedule, and transportation needed for the classes you are interested in with your host family. You need to be responsible about selecting courses that meet at times that will not conflict with your work schedule. Take into consideration the time it will take to travel between home and the campus. Your host family must approve your plans.
  • Host families reimburse tuition costs and costs of related materials (books and supplies) up to $500 ($1000 for EduCare) for you to complete your six semester hours (12 for EduCare), or the equivalent.  You are responsible for all payments for tuition, fees, books and materials that exceed the host family’s contribution. Education money is not paid to you in cash if you do not use the complete amount.

Broward Community College

Florida Atlantic University

Florida International University

Hillsborough Community College

Indian River Community College

Manatee County Junior College

Miami Dade College

Mid Florida Tech

Palm Beach Atlantic University

Palm Beach Community College

Pasco-Hernando Community College

Ridge Career Center

Seminole Community College

St. Petersburg College

University of North Florida

University of South Florida

University of Tampa

Valencia Community College

Winter Park Tech

Tourist and Other Information

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"The flexibility the program affords us is outstanding. With other child care options, I always felt I was accommodating their schedule instead of my own."

Jill Kastner, host parent
New Jersey

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