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Scholarships & Individual Consultation

At the foundation of every quality early childhood setting are the skilled and knowledgeable professionals dedicated to making a difference in the lives of young children. To maintain their standard of excellence, professionals must be able to embrace change, implement new ideas and participate in ongoing training and professional development. Child Care Resource and Referral is here to help you along your professional path.

Scholarships offered through CCR&R are available to assist early childhood professionals in attending trainings and conferences and assist with credential fees. Priority will be given to individuals working in programs with 25% or more of the enrollment consisting of publicly funded children. Most payments are made on a reimbursement basis. Further instructions and an application can be downloaded from this website.

Click here for Professional Development Funds Instructions and Application

The Gateways to Opportunity Scholarship Program is an individual-based scholarship opportunity for practitioners working in the field of Early Care and Education (ECE). The Gateways Scholarship Program will pay a percentage of the cost of tuition, and books based on an eligible participant's child care position income.

CCR&R's Professional Development staff can answer many of your questions and provide individual consultation to professionals seeking to pursue their education and improve their skills. To speak with one of the CCR&R' Professional Development Staff call 1- 800-548-5563.

Forms are unavailable at this time. Please continue to check this website frequently or contact Nina Wargel at 800-548-5563. Thank you.

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