Compensation, Retention, and Education Awards
CORE
Name one roadblock to retaining highly
qualified teachers?
Name one reason there is poor
compensation in the ECE field?
CORE Staff
Syreeta Clarke Ann-Janine Ward
CORE Coordinator Career Advisor
Tamira Holloway Evelyn Keating
CORE Administ...
Race to the Top
OIn 2012, Delaware received a $50 million federal
Early Learning Challenge Grant
ODelaware’s Strategic ...
Delaware Stars for Early Success
O Administered and managed by the Delaware Institute for Excellence in Early
Childhood ...
Compensation, Retention, and Education (CORE)
Awards
ODelaware’s first financial incentive program for early
childhood ...
2014
Education Attainment Award
Teachers, Assistant Teachers, Large Family
& Family Child Care Providers
O Employed at...
2015 Retention Award
Teachers, Assistant Teachers, Large Family
& Family Child Care Providers
O Employed at Star 3, 4, ...
Recruitment Award
(Awarded to the Program and New Hire)
OMust be hired on or before July 31, 2014
OStep 7 or higher on ...
2013/2014 CORE Awards
Snapshot by the Numbers
2013 CORE Educational Attainment Award Distribution
by Career Lattice Ste...
2013/2014 CORE Awards
Snapshot by the Numbers
2013-2014 CORE Recipient Profile
O Awarded $763,000 in CORE Retention Awa...
2013/2014 CORE Awards
Snapshot by the Numbers
Step 1
Check your Career Lattice Step
• Ask the Program Administrator to check the Stars database
• Ask your TA for ass...
Step 2
Complete the entire application with the proper signatures
Retention Application
Recruitment Application for Employees
Recruitment Application for Programs Only
Step 3
Complete Federal W-9 form
Download from: www.daeyc.org OR http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw9.pdf
Step 4
Mail or fax application,W-9, and Paystubs to:
CORE c/o DAEYC
2004 Foulk Road - Suite 6
Wilmington, Delaware 198...
Getting the Word Out…
(Marketing CORE)
O Development of CORE brochure and other informational
materials
O Development ...
Lessons Learned…
O Engaging EC professionals
O Educating stakeholders
O “More than just babysitting”
O Collection of d...
Road to Sustainability
O Engaging EC professionals
O Educating stakeholders
O Advocacy planning
O Data Collection
O A...
Phyllis Felton-Green
Family Child Care Provider
O daeycpart1.wmv (Please click here to view)
Any
Questions
?
Thought for the Day
O“The quality of the
education system cannot
exceed the quality of the
teachers.”
of 26

NAEYC Presentation Powerpoint

Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Source: www.slideshare.net


Transcripts - NAEYC Presentation Powerpoint

  • 1. Compensation, Retention, and Education Awards CORE
  • 2. Name one roadblock to retaining highly qualified teachers?
  • 3. Name one reason there is poor compensation in the ECE field?
  • 4. CORE Staff Syreeta Clarke Ann-Janine Ward CORE Coordinator Career Advisor Tamira Holloway Evelyn Keating CORE Administrative Delaware Office of Early Learning Assistant Program Manager
  • 5. Race to the Top OIn 2012, Delaware received a $50 million federal Early Learning Challenge Grant ODelaware’s Strategic Goals Goal 1: A Healthy Start for All Children Goal 2 : High Quality Early Childhood Programs and Professionals Goal 3: An Aligned and Effective Early Learning System, Birth Through Third Grade Goal 4: Sustained System Improvement
  • 6. Delaware Stars for Early Success O Administered and managed by the Delaware Institute for Excellence in Early Childhood (DIEEC) (Department of Human Development and Family Studies in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Delaware) O Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) A method used to assess, improve and communicate the level of quality in early care and education and school-age settings O Technical Assistance O Financial Support O Quality Improvement Efforts
  • 7. Compensation, Retention, and Education (CORE) Awards ODelaware’s first financial incentive program for early childhood professionals OMotivation to early childhood professionals to advance their formal education and credentials, stabilize their positions with their current employers, and to educate and care for children with high needs OCompensation for the commitment to improving the quality of Delaware’s early childhood system
  • 8. 2014 Education Attainment Award Teachers, Assistant Teachers, Large Family & Family Child Care Providers O Employed at Star 3, 4, or 5 program O Provide a minimum of 30 hours or more per week O Step 4.5 or higher on DE Early Childhood Career Lattice O Earn a wage of $15.00 or less per hour O Must be employed a minimum of 3 months at the same early childhood program O Provide direct education and care for children birth through five years O If you previously received a 2013 CORE Educational Attainment Award, you must move up a Step on the DE Early Childhood Career Lattice Administrators/Curriculum Coordinators O Employed at Star 3, 4, or 5 program O Provide a minimum of 30 hours or more per week O Step 7.5 or higher on DE Early Childhood Career Lattice O Earn a wage of $20.00 or less per hour O Must be employed a minimum of 3 months at the same early childhood program O If you previously received a 2013 CORE Educational Attainment Award, you must move up a Step on the DE Early Childhood Career Lattice Application cycle: Monday, August 4 – Friday, October 3
  • 9. 2015 Retention Award Teachers, Assistant Teachers, Large Family & Family Child Care Providers O Employed at Star 3, 4, or 5 program O Provide a minimum of 30 hours or more per week O Step 7 or higher on DE Early Childhood Career Lattice O Earn a wage of $15.00 or less per hour O Must be employed for 12 months or entire program year at the same early childhood program O Provide direct education and care for children birth through five years Administrators/Curriculum Coordinators O Employed at Star 3, 4, or 5 program O Provide a minimum of 30 hours or more per week O Step 8 or higher on DE Early Childhood Career Lattice O Earn a wage of $20.00 or less per hour O Must be employed for 12 months or entire program year at the same early childhood program Application cycle: Monday, January 12, 2015 – Friday, March 13, 2015
  • 10. Recruitment Award (Awarded to the Program and New Hire) OMust be hired on or before July 31, 2014 OStep 7 or higher on DE Early Childhood Career Lattice OEmployed at Star 3, 4, or 5 program OWorking 30 or more hours weekly OProviding direct education and care for children birth through five years for 6 months OApplication cycle: January 15, 2015-March 31, 2015
  • 11. 2013/2014 CORE Awards Snapshot by the Numbers 2013 CORE Educational Attainment Award Distribution by Career Lattice Step O Total: $3,809,000.00 O
  • 12. 2013/2014 CORE Awards Snapshot by the Numbers 2013-2014 CORE Recipient Profile O Awarded $763,000 in CORE Retention Awards to 293 recipients O Awarded $3,809,000 in CORE Educational Attainment Awards to 1,337 recipients O Awarded $62,500 in CORE Recruitment Awards to individuals and programs O 99% are female O 35% are Head Start/Early Head Start Teachers O 63% were employed with programs who participated in CACFP O 79% were employed in programs who serve children through POC O 70% serve military families O 17% are T.E.A.C.H. Scholars O The median hourly wage of a CORE recipient is $14.90
  • 13. 2013/2014 CORE Awards Snapshot by the Numbers
  • 14. Step 1 Check your Career Lattice Step • Ask the Program Administrator to check the Stars database • Ask your TA for assistance • Contact the DAEYC Career Advisor **Make sure all documentation is submitted into the DE First Qualifications System** **All information will be verified using the Delaware First Qualifications System **
  • 15. Step 2 Complete the entire application with the proper signatures
  • 16. Retention Application
  • 17. Recruitment Application for Employees
  • 18. Recruitment Application for Programs Only
  • 19. Step 3 Complete Federal W-9 form Download from: www.daeyc.org OR http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw9.pdf
  • 20. Step 4 Mail or fax application,W-9, and Paystubs to: CORE c/o DAEYC 2004 Foulk Road - Suite 6 Wilmington, Delaware 19810 Fax: (302) 475-7400
  • 21. Getting the Word Out… (Marketing CORE) O Development of CORE brochure and other informational materials O Development of CORE Info tab on the Delaware AEYC website O Purchase of marketing materials with CORE logo O Conducting Informational sessions throughout the state O Program visits and staff meetings O Collaborative team effort between DAEYC and EC stakeholders
  • 22. Lessons Learned… O Engaging EC professionals O Educating stakeholders O “More than just babysitting” O Collection of data O Applications O Survey O Professionalizing the EC field O Providing the link between better compensation and retention of highly qualified teachers to better outcomes for children O Marketing CORE O Teamwork O Opposition O Needs of Delaware EC Professionals O Career Advisement services O T.E.A.C.H Early Childhood®
  • 23. Road to Sustainability O Engaging EC professionals O Educating stakeholders O Advocacy planning O Data Collection O Adjusting the CORE requirements
  • 24. Phyllis Felton-Green Family Child Care Provider O daeycpart1.wmv (Please click here to view)
  • 25. Any Questions ?
  • 26. Thought for the Day O“The quality of the education system cannot exceed the quality of the teachers.”

Related Documents