FAQs

Current Center employees and new Center staff, as Ticket 2 Teach Apprentices, will have the opportunity to complete ECE coursework with layered support, grow professional skills and knowledge, complete an A.A. and/or A.S.T. in ECE or related fields, qualify for Child Development permits, and meet state licensure requirements. The outcome – more qualified ECE professionals in our early learning and education programs and our community

Apprentices will be employed at partner early care and education sites and will receive academic support, course materials assistance, and career guidance to complete their Early Childhood Education degree(s) and coursework for the Child Development permits.

Ticket 2 Teach sites can invest in their current workforce, as well as receive the needed support to identify and hire qualified staff. Additionally, early care and education partner sites will be connected to the greater ECE community teacher and director activities aimed to support the early care and education field in all areas of professional development.

Center Administrators, Directors and/or Owners will be required to attend an onboarding orientation, participate in quarterly partner meetings, and support their current and future employees to meet their professional and educational goals.

Employers are asked to encourage potential Apprenticeship candidates, who are currently working at your Center, to apply to the Ticket 2 Teach program. Candidates can be current employees that are interested in upskilling, continuing their education, and upgrading Child Development permits.