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Seven convenient locations, Orlando, FL 32817
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UCP of Central Florida’s mission is to empower children with and without disabilities to achieve their potential by providing individualized support, education and therapy services in an inclusive environment.

THERAPY

Each UCP Campus has a dedicated therapy team providing Physical, Occupational, and Speech Language services from birth to age 21. Pediatric therapy services are offered as part of an Individual Education Plan (IEP) or a medical therapy plan to UCP students and out-patient clients. Our multi-disciplinary and personal approach allows our Therapists to serve a variety of disabilities and delays including Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, Down syndrome, genetic conditions, speech and language delays, and developmental delays in a familiar, welcoming,  and inclusive environment.

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EDUCATION

We are committed to providing children and young adults of all abilities with equal access to a quality education. One of our main causes is bridging education gaps for all students who aspire to excel academically, especially students facing adversity. Education funding continues to be tight and many mainstream learning models may discourage bright students who learn in their own unique way, whether they are gifted and accelerated learners, living with a disability, or engage in learning differently.Our nonprofit organization operates 7 inclusive Charter Schools in Central Florida, giving all students access to a rigorous and rewarding curriculum customized to their individual potential.

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SUPPORT

We provide individualized support services for families navigating some of life’s biggest challenges. We believe that social and emotional health is vital in a child’s development. Our team of mental health professionals, and counselors work with families as they raise their children and create a strong foundation for a brighter future. Support services are provided free of cost for children and families enrolled in UCP of Central Florida’s Program.

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What You Need to Know About School Options

  As a parent of student with a disability, you know that your child has unique abilities and needs. Sometimes, these needs are not able to be met in a traditional public school. Luckily, we live in the state of Florida where there are many choices and options for students with disabilities. These include tuition-free Charter Schools and the McKay and Gardiner Scholarship programs. Each choice option is different and there are many important factors...

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Past Events › UCP of Central Florida

October 2019

UCP’s Faces Behind the Miracles Breakfast

October 18, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
First Baptist Orlando Church, 3000 S John Young Pkwy,
Orlando, FL 32805 United States
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(Registration begins at 8am) This is an opportunity to learn about UCP of Central Florida and the children and families we serve! This one-hour program includes inspiring UCP stories and speakers, and is an opportunity to make a direct impact in the lives of the children of UCP. Breakfast is complimentary.

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March 2020

Meet the Mission at UCP TLA

March 11, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
UCP Transitional Learning Academy, 3305 South Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL 32806 United States
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Join us for an introduction and tour of our UCP TLA Campus to learn about UCP’s mission and the families we serve. To register for the event please contact our Development team at development@ucpcfl.org

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UCP’s Poker at the Palace 2020

March 27, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
HIlton Orlando Buena Vista Palace at Disney Springs, 1900 East Buena Vista Drive
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 United States
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Join us for our Celebrity Poker Tournament where you can play poker for a purpose with local celebrities! The success of the tournament directly impacts UCP’s education and therapy programs that will help more than 3,500 children and families that UCP serves. HILTON ORLANDO BUENA VISTA PALACE AT DISNEY SPRINGS DINNER AT 6 PM | TOURNAMENT AT 7 PM

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UCP’s Evening at The Palace Gala 2020

March 28, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace, 1900 East Buena Vista Drive
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 United States
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Our 27th Annual Evening at The Palace Gala returns to the Palace at Hilton Lake Buena Vista at Disney Springs for another extraordinary night! Discover the Enchanted Forest presented by Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits and join us for a black-tie optional evening, wonderous entertainment, enchanting silent auction, four-course gourmet dinner, and a top-shelf bar from our partner ABC Fine Wine & Spirits. Last year, more than 850 business and community leaders, supporters, and friends came together and raised nearly…

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November 2020

UCP of Central Florida Virtual Job Fair

November 19, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Virtual Job Fair! At the upcoming Paraprofessional virtual job fair, we will be interviewing for Paraprofessionals, Lead Teacher Assistants, Teacher Assistants, Tech Coaches, After-Care Workers and Subs for the current School Year for our eight Charter School campuses throughout Central Florida. The event will start with an overview of UCP Charter Schools and then you will have opportunities to meet with the Principals directly. If you are a potential teacher (with a bachelors degree/teacher certification)- please apply directly on our…

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December 2020

UCP Book Buds Fall 2020 (Virtual)

December 1, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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We are reaching out to our community members this Fall with a fun topic of careers & hobbies. Do you or someone you know have an interesting hobby that you want to share? Join us! We are looking for readers to read stories about your profession or hobby for many purposes. Provide an opportunity for students to be read to by someone other than a teacher or a parent Encourage students to consider potential career opportunities or future hobbies Encourage…

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March 2021

UCP’s Poker at the Palace 2021

March 5 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
HIlton Orlando Buena Vista Palace at Disney Springs, 1900 East Buena Vista Drive
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 United States
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UCP of Central Florida Annual Poker at the Palace returns! Join us for our Celebrity Poker Tournament where you can play poker for a purpose with local celebrities! The success of the tournament directly impacts UCP’s education and therapy programs that will help more than 3,500 children and families that UCP serves. Donation includes dinner, wine, beer & spirits - More information coming soon! ** Players of all levels are welcomed to play and participate! New players will be able…

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UCP’s 28th Annual Evening at The Palace Gala – Carnevale at the Venetian Palace

March 6 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
HIlton Orlando Buena Vista Palace at Disney Springs, 1900 East Buena Vista Drive
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 United States
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Explore Carnevale at the Venetian Palace UCP of Central Florida's 28th Annual Evening at The Palace Gala returns to the Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace at Disney Springs for another extraordinary night! Join us for our return to The Palace for a black-tie optional evening, wonderous entertainment, a fantastic silent auction, gourmet dinner, and a top-shelf bar. This event is one of the fundraisers that UCP of Central Florida hosts to help us support over 3,500 children in Central Florida.…

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May 2021

Putt for Brighter Futures hosted by UCP Young Executive Committee

May 17 @ 5:30 pm - June 8 @ 8:30 pm
Congo River Golf, 5901 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819 United States
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$35.00

Grab your clubs for a night of fun on the mini-golf course to support UCP of Central Florida with friends, coworkers, and families, hosted by UCP’s Young Executive Committee. The exciting event is exclusive for UCP’s guests and will feature open bar beer and wine, complimentary shaved ice, raffles and giveaways, and photos with Congo River Golf’s famous gators. Food trucks are available for food purchase (not included with admission). This event takes place entirely outdoors and is naturally physically…

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UCP of Central Florida-Maintenance Specialist

UCP of Central Florida-Maintenance Specialist Job Location UCP Osceola Campus – Kissimmee, FL Salary Range $10.00 – $12.00 Job Specifications: Employee in this position is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the UCP facilities.  Employee is also responsible for the routine inspecting of facilities and grounds for hazardous conditions and maintenance projects/repairs as needed throughout all of the facilities. Job Responsibilities: Plans, performs and coordinates routine maintenance, such as with touch-up painting, minor plumbing...

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UCP of Central Florida- Speech Language Therapist & SLP Assistant

UCP of Central Florida-Speech Language Therapist & SLP Assistant PT-Hourly – West Orange Campus Job Location UCP West Orange Campus – West Orange, FL Job Specifications: (Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required) Possesses an active Two-year Temporary Teaching Certificate in Speech-Language Impaired (K-12) from the Florida Department of Education Possesses an active Speech-Language Pathology Assistant Certification from the Florida’s Department of Health Possesses active motor vehicle driver’s license and have vehicle at his/her disposal. Demonstrates knowledge...

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UCP of Central Florida-Paraprofessional – 3rd Grade

UCP of Central Florida- Paraprofessional – 3rd Grade Job Location UCP East Orange – Bailes Community Academy – Orlando, FL Salary Range $9.00 – $14.00 Hourly Job Category Education Description Job Specifications: (Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required) The Paraprofessional assists the Teacher in ensuring all students are achieving at high levels academically, socially, and emotionally.  The Paraprofessional must believe all children can learn.   They must also have a strong understanding of evidence–based age-appropriate curriculum and instructional...

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UCP of Central Florida-Paraprofessional – Kindergarten

UCP of Central Florida-Paraprofessional – Kindergarten Job Location UCP West Orange Campus – West Orange, FL Salary Range $9.00 – $14.00 Hourly Job Category Education Description Job Specifications: (Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required) The Paraprofessional assists the Teacher in ensuring all students are achieving at high levels academically, socially, and emotionally.  The Paraprofessional must believe all children can learn.   They must also have a strong understanding of evidence–based age-appropriate curriculum and instructional and classroom management strategies,...

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UCP of Central Florida- Teacher Assistant – Floater

UCP of Central Florida- Teacher Assistant – Floater Job Location UCP Downtown/BETA Campus – Orlando, FL Salary Range $8.50 – $11.50 Job Specifications:   (Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required) The Teacher Assistant assists the Teacher/LTA/Para in ensuring all students are achieving at high levels academically, socially, and emotionally.  The Teacher Assistant must believe all children can learn.   They must also have a strong understanding of evidence–based age-appropriate curriculum and instructional and classroom management strategies, enthusiasm for...

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UCP of Central Florida-Speech Language Pathologist ASHA Supportive Model

UCP of Central Florida-Speech Language Pathologist ASHA Supportive Model Job Location  UCP Seminole Campus – Lake Mary, FL Job Specifications: (Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required) Possesses an active SLP license from the Florida Department of Health Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Possesses current Certificate of Clinical Competencies (CCC) awarded by ASHA – American Speech- Language Hearing Association Fulfills Supervision requirements as outlined by ASHA Possesses motor vehicle operator’s license and have a vehicle...

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UCP of Central Florida – Clinical Services Manager

UCP of Central Florida – Clinical Services Manager Job Location Administration – Orlando, FL Salary Range $45,000.00 – $50,000.00 Job Specifications:  Clinical Services Manager coordinates the UCP agency/consortium wide clinical counseling program and provides direct service to students/other UCP children. Job Responsibilities: Manage the clinical services program throughout the agency including tracking of data, supervision of clinical counselors, and ensuring quality of program. Provide individual and group supportive counseling to support students/families at UCP Charter...

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UCP of Central Florida – Paraprofessional / Assistive Technology

UCP of Central Florida-Paraprofessional – Assistive Technology Job Details Job Location: Administration – Orlando, FL Salary Range: $13.00 – $15.00 Hourly Job Category: Education Job Specifications Highly organized. Good follow through and ability to multi-task/prioritize. Demonstrate high professional and personal standards of integrity Excellent computer skills. Demonstrate knowledge of the operation and limitations of computer systems and related equipment. Demonstrate knowledge of assistive technology. Experience supporting adult learners Demonstrate expertise in understanding and implementing agency...

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