Application Process

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What to do Before Applying?

  • Talk to your employer. Discuss your interest in T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Rhode Island and what the commitments of the program are.
  • Explore your college options. T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Rhode Island currently supports programs of study at the Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) and Rhode Island College (RIC).
  • Find out if you meet the eligibility of a T.E.A.C.H. scholar.
  • Contact T.E.A.C.H. to talk with a counselor about scholarship and college options.

What Is My Commitment?

  • Attend classes and successfully complete courses.
  • Pay a small portion of the tuition cost and books.
  • Agree to remain working for the sponsoring child care program for at least 1 year.