Early Educator Apprenticeship
Population: Incumbent center-based and Head Start workers
Overview: Apprentices complete college coursework and paid on-the-job training to earn CA Associate Teacher Permits, Master Teacher Permits and AA degrees, and Site Supervisor Permits and BA degrees.
Family Child Care Apprenticeship
Population: Licensed family childcare providers
Overview: Designed to address the unique academic and professional needs of FCC providers. Apprentices complete college coursework in ECE, specialized training on working with dual language learners, and guidance in small business administration.
Home Visitor Apprenticeship
Population: Incumbent workers and unemployed parents
Overview: Designed to develop culturally responsive, well-trained professionals to work as community-based home visitors. Apprentices complete six college courses and paid on-the-job training in childcare, community outreach, and home visiting.
Youth Apprentice in Careers with Children and Families
Population: High school students and recent graduates
Overview: An introduction to public sector and family-focused jobs, apprentices complete four dual-credit college courses and paid on-the-job training in ECE, special education, human services, and public health. Apprenticeship begins in high school and ends in college with an AA degree.
We work to support the engagement of local, state, and federal partners to create a coalition of stakeholders invested in the professional development and economic well-being of the ECE workforce.
Additionally, we seek opportunities to maximize governmental and philanthropic investment in apprenticeship and ECE professional development.
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