Monthly Archives: December 2018

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T.E.A.C.H. and Rising STARS Funding Update for 2018-2019

The Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) is deeply committed to investing in the early care and education workforce's educational attainment.  OCDEL's tuition assistance funds both the T.E.A.C.H. (administered by PACCA) and Rising STARS (administered by the PA Key) programs. Although OCDEL expanded funding for T.E.A.C.H. and Rising Stars this fiscal year, the demand for [...]

T.E.A.C.H. and Rising STARS Funding Update for 2018-20192018-12-20T13:23:33-05:00

RFI Comprehensive Services & Information Resources

The PA Department of Human Services Secretary, Teresa Miller, released the RFI Comprehensive Services and Information Resources to explore existing individual or family needs assessments, methods of connecting individuals and families to community resources, and models for providing whole-person or whole-family case management. Response deadline is January 18, 2019. https://conta.cc/2EridDh

RFI Comprehensive Services & Information Resources2018-12-12T14:45:49-05:00

Changes to the Rising STARS Tuition Assistance Begin Immediately

The Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) is making some changes to the Rising STAR Tuition Assistance program. Rising STARS helps cover a portion of tuition costs for early learning professionals. Funding has been secured through June 30, 2019. Beginning immediately, degree waivers for programs outside of the approved degree list (PDF) will no [...]

Changes to the Rising STARS Tuition Assistance Begin Immediately2018-12-11T13:26:43-05:00