The grant goal is to recruit and authorize future Early Childhood Educators by providing tuition assistance with completing an associate of arts degree in Early Childhood Education, obtaining credentials/permits in Early Childhood Education, and access to pathways advancing to a bachelor of arts degree.

Why join this program

To strategically address the serious labor market demand for child development educators in San Luis Obispo County and the surrounding rural communities, the San Luis Obispo County Office of Education (SLOCOE), Cuesta Community College District (Cuesta), the Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County (CAPSLO), and the San Luis Obispo County First 5 are facilitating a number of early childhood education providers in establishing individualĀ apprenticeship committees and child development educator (COE) apprenticeship programĀ standards.

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Are you an Early Childhood Center and want to become involved?
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