Important Deadlines
  • Oct 2nd, 2020: Professional Growth Plan due
  • March 1st, 2021: Notify your peer mentor about the PD activities you intend to complete
  • May 15th, 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 Request by May 15, 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 2nd, 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 1st, 2021

Step 2: PD Stipend Request

  • Complete the EQM PD Stipend Request

  • Attach all documentation for the professional development options you completed

  • Obtain verification from your peer mentor and professional growth advisor (PGA)

  • Complete a W-9 form


​Submit by 5pm May 15th 2021


To Submit Forms: Scan and email to OR mail to the Child Care Coordinating Council (CCCC) at 640 East Main Street Suite #3 Grass Valley CA 95945 OR drop off in the dropbox.


Please Note: Email is the primary communication for CCCC. Participants must have access to a valid email account and check it regularly.


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