Important Deadlines
  • Oct 2, 2020: Professional Growth Plan due
  • March 1, 2021: Notify your peer mentor about the PD activities you intend to complete
  • May 14, 2021: PD Stipend Application due (final grades are due by June 1st, 2021 for those completing option 1) 

Stipend Amount

Stipend amounts vary depending on professional development options completed, funding, and the number of successful applicants. 

Application Process


Applying is a three-step process: first, you will complete a Professional Growth Plan by October 2, 2020, second, you will check in with your peer mentor by March 1, 2021 to notify them about which professional development options you intent to complete, third, you will complete and submit a Professional Development (PD) Stipend Application on the Registry by May 14, 2021.


Step 1: Professional Growth Plan


  • Create your Professional Growth Plan with your peer mentor based on the PD Option(s) you select

  • Get approval of the Professional Growth Plan by your peer mentor and professional growth advisor (PGA)


Submit by 5pm October 2, 2020


Step 2: March Check In


  • Notify your EQM peer mentor about which PD options you expect to complete by May 15, 2021


Check in by 5pm March 1, 2021

Step 3: PD Stipend Request

  • Complete your Stipend Application on the Registry by May 14th, 2021

  • Click here to view instructions on applying for a stipend on the Registry

  • Include all supplemental documentation required 


​Submit by May 14, 2021

Final stipend amounts allocated to eligible participants may vary. The Child Care Coordinating Council will determine the final stipends to be paid once PD stipends requests have been submitted by May 15, 2021. Stipends payments are contingent upon availability of funds and the number of eligible program participants.

Child Care Coordinating Council  -  640 E Main St Ste #3, Grass Valley, CA 95945  -  530.271.0258