Professional Development Financial Support
Resources to provide financial support to professionals in the child care and development field.
Early Education and Support Division Resources
- AB 212 Child Development Staff Retention Funds
The primary mission of the Local Child Care and Development Planning Councils (LPCs) is to plan for child care and development services based on the needs of families in the local community. LPCs are intended to serve as a forum to address the child care needs of all families in the community for all types of child care, both subsidized and non-subsidized. There are currently LPCs representing each county in California. (See Education Code, Chapter 2.3, Article 1, Section 8499 and Article 2, Sections 8499.3, 8499.5 and 8499.7.)
- Career Incentive Grants (CIG)
Provides assistance through grants for college course work leading to the attainment of a Child Development Permit at the teacher, master teacher, supervisor, or program director level.
- Child Development Permit Stipends
Helps potential teachers in child care and development programs to obtain a Child Development Permit by paying the cost of the application fees.
- Child Development Teacher/Supervisor Grant Program
Provides assistance through grants for college course work leading to the attainment of a Child Development Permit at the teacher, master teacher, supervisor, or program director levels.
- Community College Program
Encourages and supports students and professionals that work with children by providing services, training, and technical assistance, which promote professionalism and high quality programs.
- Health and Safety Training Stipends -- Contact your local Resource and Referral agency.
- TrustLine Registry Subsidized Application
Supported by the TrustLine Registration process of State and federally subsidized license-exempt providers. Fees associated with the TrustLine process are paid for license exempt providers serving families who are eligible for subsidized child care or as participants in Stages 2 and 3 of the California Work Opportunities and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) child care system.
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