KEEPING THE PROMISE
FOR OUR NEXT GENERATION OF LEARNERS
Our community’s greatest challenge in expanding the availability of high-quality preschool is in attracting and retaining qualified teachers. As a preschool teacher, your hard work ensures our youngest learners are in good hands— and keeping talented teachers like you is an imperative of Cincinnati Preschool Promise.
If you’re a teacher at one of our Cincinnati Preschool Promise-approved providers, you may be eligible for continuing education, professional development and supplemental pay grants.
THE TEACHER PROMISE GRANTS PROGRAM
For Lead Teachers at Tuition Assistance Providers
Lead preschool teachers at 3-, 4- and 5-star Tuition Assistance providers may be eligible for wage supplements of up to $4,000 per year, plus Teacher Advancement Bonuses of up to $1000 for professional development or educational advancement.
To eligible to apply, you must be employed full-time, by your school for at least 6 weeks, as a Lead Preschool Teacher with a minimum level 3CPL. Your school must have at least 10% CPP enrollment.
Providers may enroll 2 Lead Preschool Teachers per 10 CPP Preschool enrollments and 1 Lead Preschool Teacher for CPP enrollments under 10. This applies to Type A and Center-Based programs.
In order to remain eligible for the Teacher Promise Grant, you will need to achieve the following:
TEACHER ADVANCEMENT BONUSES
You can earn bonuses for the following professional development and educational achievements. Bonus amounts vary based on current CPL.
QUALITY IMPROVEMENTS Staff Support Fund
For Teachers at Quality Improvement Providers
Lead Preschool Teachers at unrated, 1- or 2-star rated Providers who are engaged in our Quality Improvement process may be eligible for support through our new granting program, to be announced soon.