T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® ALABAMA is a scholarship program that was developed to increase the level of education and effectiveness of early learning professionals by making the educational process more affordable, increasing wages, and reducing staff turnover rates. Scholarships are currently offered for the CDA (Child Development Associate) Assessment Fee, Associates Degree in Child Development and Early Care and Education, and Bachelors Degree in Child Development and Early Care and Education.
The Leadership in Child Care Scholarship provides financial assistance (tuition and selected fees) to qualified child care professionals working in licensed or exempt from licensure child care facilities. The scholarship is designed for the eligible recipient to obtain an AAS in Child Development and Early Care and Education.