T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Colorado Scholarship Frequently Asked Questions
Sponsoring Programs or Programs Interested in Sponsoring a T.E.A.C.H. Recipient
Paid release time acknowledges the time commitment a T.E.A.C.H. recipient is making to your program; not only are they going to school but they are committing to stay employed in your program for a year after their contract is completed.
Additionally, T.E.A.C.H. will reimburse your program for release hours you provide at $10 an hour. If you provide the maximum release hours during the semester (36), T.E.A.C.H. will send your program a check for $360!
Use release time reimbursements to help with other T.E.A.C.H. related costs like the program’s portion of the tuition cost. It is up to you!
T.E.A.C.H. (Teacher Education And Compensation Helps) Early Childhood® is a comprehensive national strategy helping address the need for a well-qualified, fairly compensated and stable workforce. T.E.A.C.H. is unlike any other scholarship opportunity. Strengthening the workforce benefits us all. Collaboration between all parties ensures dedication to educational attainment, confidence in skills and shows your staff you are willing to invest in them and their education. You are not only investing in your staff, but your program and the early childhood field as well.
When you invest in your staff, they invest in your program.