CHILD DEVELOPMENT TRAINING CONSORTIUM
BENEFITS FOR STUDENTS
The Child Development Training Consortium (CDTC) is a statewide program funded by the California Department of Education, Child Development Division (CDE/CDD) with Federal Block Grant Child Care and Development Quality Improvement Funds. The Yosemite Community College District administers the program. The program was created in 1982 to address the critical shortage of qualified childcare workers in the state of California. The demand for qualified workers continues to grow. The program also supports the professional growth and development of those already working in the field.
CDTC program services provided to eligible participants are:
COMMUNITY COLLEGE REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM:
Eligible LAVC Child Development students can apply each semester for tuition reimbursement for college fees. The general eligibility requirements are:
1) Seeking a new or maintaining a currently held Child Development Permit,
2) At time of enrollment, must be employed by a child care/development program including licensed family child care homes. Center-based programs must be licensed or eligible for an exception. Programs include:
- Child Care Center, Public or Private
- Before and After School Program
- Preschool Center
- Infant and Toddler Program
- Head Start
- Children's Center
- Family Day Care
- Elementary T.A. (Kindergarden only)
- S.R.L.D.P. (School Readiness Language)
- Obtain an application (Participant Profile form) from your CD class or CD office, located in the Child Development and Family Complex
- Complete form and submit before stated deadline
- Reimbursement will be paid by check sent to each student after the end of each semester for units completed with a grad of "C" or better.
CHILD DEVELOPMENT PERMIT STIPENDS:
The CDTC will pay the application processing fees, including fingerprinting, for several categories of Child Development Permits. Check with the College Coordinator or the CDTC for specifics.
Application packet information is available online at the Child Development Training Consortium website.
All program services are provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Funds are limited.
For further information, contact the LAVC CDTC Coordinator:
To contact the Child Development State Agency, click below: