Have you applied for your wage supplement for this year? Remember, based on your education, Illinois rewards teachers with a supplement every six months. The amount of the supplement depends on the amount of Early Childhood Education and Child Development Education you have. At the very least, with 2 classes of 3 hours each in ECE/CD you will get $150.every six months. With a CDA Credential you will receive $225.00 every six months. Make sure you read the eligibility requirements.
GREAT START PROGRAM:
For the GREAT START PROGRAM go to:
ACTION FOR CHILDREN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FUND:
You know that Action for Children has a Professional Development fund for early childhood educators to get reimbursement for things they do to advance their career. Go to
to see if you qualify for anything. You will have to wait for the new application to come out, but look at all the opportunities available!
One is through Gateways to Opportunity
There other is for Chicago residents and is through the City Colleges of Chicago