The Child Development Training Consortium (CDTC) provides financial support and resources to California community colleges to assist students currently working in group programs in the early childhood field to meet the educational requirements of Child Development Permits. Click here for information regarding Child Development Permits. Scholarships are funded during Fall and Spring semester but also cover Intersession and Summer courses.
2020-2021 APPLICATION PROCESS CHANGES!!
Beginning Fall 2020 there will no longer be local Campus Coordinators to administer the application process.
The Child Development Training Consortium is accepting 2020-2021 ECE Educational Support Grant applications. The link to access the application is below.
Grant Application Deadlines:
Summer and Fall 2020 applications due October 30, 2020, preferred (no later than March 12, 2021)
Winter and Spring 2021 applications due March 21, 2021, preferred (no later than May 28, 2021)
This program provides support for specific educational expenses to students attending California Community Colleges. Students pursuing a career in early childhood or child development, MAY be eligible to apply for the new Educational Support Grant.
Please note the following Educational Support Grant priorities:
Priority 1: Employees of all direct-funded CDE/ELCD programs including center- based programs and family child care network programs or center- based programs with satellite family child care providers. This also includes co-located Head Start Programs. Employees of any program, center-based or licensed family child care homes, that serve children on a voucher basis for Alternative Payment services. Employees of all other programs including center-based and licensed family child care homes.
Priority 2: Students who are not currently employed and enrolled in a practicum course.
Priority 3: Students who are not currently employed and enrolled in a minimum of 12 units (per semester/term).
Additional eligibility criteria is included in the online application.
Eligible students MAY receive up to $46 per unit (courses completed with a “C” or better). Limited funding is first come, first served.
SPRING SEMESTER 2020 CHECKS BEING PROCESSED!!
Changes To The Distribution of Child Development Training Consortium Checks
- The Rio Hondo College Cashier’s Office will no longer hold Child Development Training Consortium Checks for student pick up.
- Funds will be posted directly to student RHC accounts.
- Make sure Rio Hondo has your current address including apartment or unit number to insure that you will receive your check.
- If a student owes any fees to Rio Hondo these fees will be deducted from your check amount before it is processed.
- If you have BankMobile, funds will be available through your BankMobile account.
- If you do not have BankMobile, a refund check will be mailed to the address provided to Admissions and Records.
Co-Vid 19 campus closures will influence how quickly the checks will be processed! Don’t expect anything until after midsemester Fall 2020.
Communication regarding Spring Semester 2020 will be sent to you by email from Dr. Sondra Moe at firstname.lastname@example.org