T.E.A.C.H. Scholarship

May help with tuition, books, travel stipends, and work-release time

The T.E.A.C.H. (Teacher Education and Compensation Helps) Early Childhood® Alabama Scholarship is for individuals who are working as child-care and pre-school teachers, directors, and family child care home providers in a Department of Human Resources (DHR) licensed child care or First-Class Pre-K program that is willing to sponsor the recipient.

The program provides the opportunity for individuals currently working in the early childhood field to take coursework to increase their knowledge and skills by giving them access to early childhood credentials and a college degree. More information can be found at https://alabamapartnershipforchildren.org/our-work/t-e-a-c-h/

How Do I Apply?

Candidates apply for this scholarship directly through the Alabama Partnership for Education at https://alabamapartnershipforchildren.org/our-work/t-e-a-c-h/

Am I Eligible?

Applicants must be working a minimum number of hours in the classroom with children, and meet wage requirements for each scholarship model.  T.E.A.C.H. scholarships are currently offered for the CDA (Child Development Associate) Credential Assessment Fee, Associate Degrees in Child Development or Early Care and Education, and Bachelor Degrees in Child Development or Early Childhood Education. 

Contact Dr. Johnnie Lundin for questions about this opportunity at Athens State University.

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Johnnie Lundin, EdD

Associate Professor, Elementary Generalist, Department Chair