Professional Development

Individual Professional Development Program (IPDP)

Individual Professional Development Program (IPDP) helps teachers provide the best quality care for young children through incentive awards.

It is limited to teaching staff, family child care home providers and child care center directors.professional development

This program provides financial incentives to early childhood professionals for completing college courses.

This program is provided by PFCLG. For more information, call 704-922-0900.

Summer/Fall 2022-2023 IPDP Application

Child Care WAGE$

child care wagesChild Care WAGE$ provides incentives to early childhood professionals to increase teacher education levels and decrease turnover.

This service helps increase compensation, retention and education.

WAGE$ is administered by the Child Care Services Association


teach logoIn 1990, Child Care Services Association created the Teacher Education and Compensation Helps (T.E.A.C.H.) Early Childhood® Project to address the issues of under-education, poor compensation and high turnover within the early childhood workforce. T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® provides educational scholarships to early care professionals and those who perform specialized functions in the early care system.

For questions regarding T.E.A.C.H., please contact Edith Locke
at 919-967-3272,

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