Program Accreditation Scholarships – NAEYC Child Care Program Accreditation Scholarships are available. Click here.
The Child Care Provider Almanac – This handbook is designed to increase your understanding of how to use positive guidance practices and reduce the occurrence of child challenging behavior in licensed child care centers and homes.
Professional Development Plans
Financial Aid for College
Financial aid for early educators seeking college courses is available through a variety of sources. Click here to learn more.
Continuing Education Units
CEUs Facts & Tips
Interested in offering CEUs? Go to the Get Involved Section and click on webinars, Learn more…visit the Continuing Education section of the website, click on Adult Educator Tools & Guidelines and CEU Guidelines section.
North Carolina is home to over 40,000 early childhood teachers. Great early childhood teachers work all across our state with more than 200,000 children in early care and school age settings.
Workforce supports including scholarships, salary supplements, on-site technical assistance and quality improvement efforts supported by Smart Start and state resources increase the potential that children will benefit from a great teacher.
Great early childhood teachers yield great returns.
Supporting Great Teachers in NC – Great early childhood teachers are in your program. Print, post, email, copy and share this brochure with programs and parents!