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HOW IT WORKS
Child Care WAGE$® Tennessee is changing the landscape of child care across the state by rewarding Early Childhood Educators for their higher education. Here is Director, Michelle Kelly, with more information about how it works.
HOW TO APPLY
Getting started is simple. There are three steps:
- Fill out the application
- Verify your income
- Supply official transcript
Director, Michelle Kelly, takes you through the process in this video.
IT’S OUR TIME
The It’s Our Time movement is our declaration that Early Childhood Educators play a vital role in preparing Tennessee’s future. They have a huge responsibility to shoulder and it’s time they be rewarded for it.
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