Apprenticeship Program: Pipeline for Black Early Childhood Educator Career Development
Are you passionate about working with children and families?
Have you thought about becoming an early childhood educator, but unsure where to start?
Children’s Council of San Francisco is seeking Black individuals who are passionate about working with children and families, and who want to build a career in Early Childhood Education (ECE).
Having recently graduated 25 early educators from our initial cohort, we are currently accepting applications for our upcoming Fall 2023 cohort.
This program is funded by the Dream Keeper Initiative. www.dreamkeepersf.org
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Learn about our Pipeline program’s impact here.
You can help:
- Increase the number of Black early educators in San Francisco
- Improve outcomes for Black children
- Build a strong support system for Black families, educators and young children
- Earn college credits in our 9-month program, while receiving a monthly stipend of $1,000 to cover your other expenses*
- Build a support system of Black colleagues
- Receive tutoring and academic support
- Start off your career strong!
- Be placed in a great job at an ECE center-based child care program; salary ranging from $45-$55K annually; OR
- Build your own Family Child Care business potentially earning $99K annually
- Attend all class meetings virtually**
- Work 1-on-1 with a mentor
- Obtain a teaching permit through the California Department of Teaching and Credentialing
- Work cooperatively as a cohort to accomplish personal goals
- Actively support an improved ECE system that affirms and supports Black children, families and early educators
Course Topics participants will cover:
- CDEV 65: Orientation to ECE Principles and Practice
- CDEV 66: Introduction to Early Childhood Curriculum
- CDEV 67: Child, Family, and Community
- CDEV 53: Child Growth and Development
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Read the full report on our first Pipeline Cohort!
*Black students who meet monthly requirements and expectations
**Classes will be asynchronous with live zoom instruction (at the discretion of the Instructor)
This program is funded by the Dream Keeper Initiative and San Francisco Office of Economic & Workforce Development (OEWD).