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Early Childhood Scholarships

  • 1.  Early Childhood Scholarships

    Posted 01-13-2020 07:55 AM
    Good morning.  I was looking for any suggestions on scholarships for those wanting to pursue a degree in Early Childhood.  Our center used to sponsor the TEACH Scholarship.  We have had to increase our stating salary for new staff so that we can hire and in doing so, we are paying more than the qualifications for the TEACH scholarship.  Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.  Thank you.

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    Cynthia Bohrer
    Director
    Kids International Early Childhood Education Cente
    Ellisville MO
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  • 2.  RE: Early Childhood Scholarships

    Posted 01-14-2020 06:39 AM
    Hello,
    The State in which I live, New Hampshire, offers grant money for those taking ECE courses. The first ECE course is 100% covered, the rest are 50%. Perhaps your State has a similar program.

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    Nicole Rico
    Moultonboro NH
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  • 3.  RE: Early Childhood Scholarships

    Posted 01-14-2020 07:42 AM
    Thank you, Nicole.  I will look into it.

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    Cynthia Bohrer
    Director
    Kids International Early Childhood Education Cente
    Ellisville MO
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  • 4.  RE: Early Childhood Scholarships

    Posted 01-15-2020 06:52 AM

    Hi Cynthia,
    I want to let you know that if you're looking for scholarship for professional development, our nonprofit has limited funds that can help! We offer a five-day Nature-Based Teacher Certification course over the summer, and about 20% of the teachers who attend receive aid. We also hold Outdoor Teacher Retreats (small workshop-like PD training) that we have scholarship funding for. I encourage you to take a look! www.erafans.org/scholarship

    Warmly,



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    Monica Wiedel-Lubinski
    Executive Director
    Eastern Region Association of Forest and Nature Schools
    Glen Arm MD
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  • 5.  RE: Early Childhood Scholarships

    Posted 01-15-2020 08:18 AM
    Thank you for the information, Monica.  I appreciate it!

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    Cynthia Bohrer
    Director
    Kids International Early Childhood Education Cente
    Ellisville MO
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