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T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® NEBRASKA

Earn Your Degree In Early Childhood Education!!!

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® NEBRASKA provides scholarships to help early care and education professionals complete coursework at a local college and work toward a degree in Early Childhood Education.  Scholarships are available for both Associates and Bachelors Degrees.

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® – Across The Country

In 1990, Child Care Services Association of Chapel Hill, North Carolina 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.  This project has expanded and is now available in over 20 states, including Nebraska.  All T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® scholarships link continuing education with increased compensation and require that recipients and their sponsoring child care programs share in the cost. T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® began in Nebraska in 2002 under the NeAEYC umbrella and is a state-wide project.

Students working toward an Associates Degree can attend any of the community colleges in Nebraska.  Students working toward their Bachelors Degree can attend the universities that have the Unified Endorsement in Early Childhood Degree and are actively working on articulation agreements with the community colleges

Early Childhood Education in Spanish

Habla Espanol? Ahora, aprenda en Espanol!

College credit courses are being offered in Spanish at Metropolitan Community College – South Campus for teachers, teacher assistants, directors and family cild care providers whose primary language is Spanish.

Funding for the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® NEBRASKA project is provided from the Child Care Development Fund through the Nebraska Department of Education and the Health and Human Services System, private foundations and individual donations.  This project also receives guidance and support from the T.E.A.C.H. Advisory Committee.

“Five Year Data Summary” or Power Point Presentation

T.E.A.C.H Early Childhood® NEBRASKA 2002-2011 Highlights

For more information, contact the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® NEBRASKA Coordinator, Brandee Lengel, toll free at 877-656-2005 or 402-476-5658 or teach@nebraskaaeyc.org. Click here for an application.

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® NEBRASKA is a licensed program of Child Care Services Association.