No Fixed Amount
Type of Program:
The Wage Support Program for Early Childhood Educators (WSP-ECE) is a wage enhancement program administered by the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development to support Operators of Early Learning and Childcare facilities with the recruitment and retention of trained educators.
Comments on Funding:
There are two levels of funding, depending on the training of the educator:
Level 1: $7.25/hour for educators that have:
Entry Level: : $3.15/hour for educators that:
When It Ends:
Eligible educators must be:
The applicant must:
first login to the Operator Portal and consent to the Terms and Conditions for the WSP-ECE,
enroll the qualifying educators,
report the actual hours worked by all eligible employees on a monthly basis,
review funding statements,
renew program registration annually.
The applicant must submit ECE certificates and diplomas completed in or after June 2009.
Other Things to Note:
Grants will be available until the budgeted amount of this program has been depleted for any calendar year.