As long as funds are available, and as long as both the child care center and teacher continue to be eligible, T.E.A.C.H. will award scholarship contract renewals so the teacher can continue taking courses.
Profit, church, not-for-profit, public and Head Start programs can sponsor scholarship teachers. Any licensed center wishing to make a commitment to teacher education and compensation by meeting the terms of the scholarship contract can participate.
As scholarship recipients, teachers must attend classes and successfully complete 9-15 credits during the contract year toward an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education. Teachers will be asked to contribute 10% of the cost of tuition and books for each […]
Yes. Two models for participation currently exist. Teachers and sponsoring centers each contribute 10% of the cost of tuition. Sponsoring centers also provide 3 hours of paid release time per week. In one model, sponsoring centers agree to provide a […]
Centers must agree to sponsor a scholarship teacher by contributing 10% towards the cost of tuition, giving teachers paid release time each week and agreeing to award the teacher either a bonus or raise upon completion of each one-year scholarship […]
T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® VERMONT pays 80% of tuition, 90% of books, provides an access stipend each semester, reimburses the center for a portion of the release time given, provides a $300 contract completion bonus for teachers and provides counseling and […]
Any teacher who would like to obtain an Associate Degree by enrolling in coursework in Early Childhood Education and who is employed full-time (30 hours/week minimum) in a licensed child care center or a licensed family child care home is […]