Professional Development Scholarship
T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Kansas
The T.E.A.C.H. (Teacher Education and Compensation Helps) project is an educational scholarship opportunity for staff working in center-based and family child care programs. T.E.A.C.H. links education, compensation and commitment to improve the quality of early childhood care and education programs for children.
Child Care Aware® of Kansas is the agency in Kansas that is licensed through Child Care Services of Association in Chapel Hill North Carolina to administer the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® scholarships. For more information about the availability in your area, go here.
Child Care W.A.G.E.$® of Kansas
Child Care WAGE$® provides education-based salary supplements to child care providers/early education staff working with children between the ages of 0 to 5 who meet salary guidelines. The project is designed to provide young children more stable relationships with better educated teachers by rewarding teacher education and continuity of care.
Child Care Aware® of Kansas is the agency in Kansas that is licensed through Child Care Services of Association in Chapel Hill North Carolina to administer the WAGE$ supplements.
To see if WAGE$ is available in your area and for additional information contact Kris Nicholson, T.E.A.C.H. and WAGE$ Director, (785) 823-3343.