The Child Care Coordinating Council provides a comprehensive multi-disciplinary approach to supporting home-based and center-based child care programs and improving teacher competency and professional growth.The Council has established a system that supports and incentivizes Transitional Kindergarten teachers and Early Care and Education teachers and programs to offer the best learning experiences possible for children. 
AB 212 Funds CSPP Teachers


The Nevada County AB 212 Teacher Stipend Program is an incentive program designed to encourage teachers working in Nevada County state-funded child development programs to pursue training and education, and to remain in the field of early childhood education.


AB212 is funded through a grant from the CA Department of Education to the Child Care Coordinating Council of Nevada County.

To learn more about stipends and reimbursements available through AB 212, click here

Early Quality Matters (EQM)

EQM is Nevada County’s Quality Rating & Improvement System (QRIS)—a system that supports and incentivizes early care and education programs to offer the best learning experiences possible to the children they serve.


The main goal of Early Quality Matters is to improve and expand the quality of early care and education in Nevada County so that more children with high needs are attending quality programs. 

To Join and Receive Benefits, click here!

California Transitional Kindergarten Stipends


Education and Professional Development Reimbursement and Completion Stipend Awards are Available! 

To help Transitional Kindergarten teachers meet NEW credentialing requirements on July 1, 2015, funding will be made available as “Education Incentives” to TK teacher (1st priority) and CSPP teachers (2nd priority) who are interested in completing coursework in early childhood education or child development.  Funding for these education incentives is available through March 31, 2019. 


For more information, download the CTKS Program Guide!

Professional Development Resources

Desired Results for Children and Families Training and Technical Assistance Project

The California Department of Education (CDE), Child Development Division (CDD) has established the Desired Results System to improve program quality in early care and education programs across the state.

California Commission on Teacher Credentialing

The CTC website provides up-to-date information on Child Development Permits as well as other California teaching credentials. Application information and documents, online renewal process, and credential searches are available.

Child Development Training Consortium

CDTC provides services, training, technical assistance, and resources to students and professionals working with and for children. Services include processing of available funds for Child Development Permit Applications and reimbursements of fingerprinting fees. Resources include Child Development Permit Applications, Professional Growth Manual, Curriculum Alignment Project, and Competencies Integration Project.

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