Salary Supplement Program

 

Determine your eligibility!

Eligibilty Requirements:

An individual who has been employed at least 6 months at a licensed childcare facility and is working a minimum of 20 hours/week and earning less than $19.00/hour.

OR

A Program Manager, Assistant Director and Director at a licensed childcare facility earning less than $21.00/hour or a salary of $43,680.

Step 1:

Apply for a Colorado Early Childhood Credential!

Applicants must first apply for their Colorado Early Childhood Credential.

 

Supplements are tied to the educator’s job title and their Colorado Early Childhood Credential level.


Apply for a credential here!

Step 2:

Apply for Salary Supplement here!

Click here to see current award scale.

Step 3:

 

Apple Tree Scholarship

Step 1:

Determine your eligibility!

Eligibilty Requirements:

An individual who is working toward a credential, certificate and/or degree in Early Childhood Education.

AND

The applicant must recieve a B or better in ECE coursework or a C or better in non-ECE coursework

Step 2:

Get your grades!  

When your class is complete and you have met the requirements with the grade you recieved, get a copy of your grade or your transcript showing your name, the semester and the course you took. 

Apply for Apple Tree here!

Applicants can be reimbursed for up to $328/course (maximum of $656/semester) to offset their educational expenses.  This includes textbooks and fees. 

Step 3:

 

Quality Improvements

Step 1:

Determine your eligibility!

Eligibilty Requirements:

Your childcare center or home must be licensed by the state of Colorado.

AND

Your licensed program must be rated a Level 2 or higher by the state.

Click here for more information on the rating system

Step 2:

Determine what you need funding for and how that funding will allign with the goals of your program.

Determine what level you are currently rated at and what size your program is.

Step 3:

Apply for Quality Improvement funding here!

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Early Childhood Options

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PO BOX 3355

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