KEEPING THE PROMISE
FOR OUR NEXT GENERATION OF LEARNERS

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.

57 Lead Teachers from 30 Preschool Providers received $2,000 Teacher Promise 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 qualify, you must have been employed by your school for at least 6 weeks, and your school must have at least 10% CPP enrollment.

GRANTEE REQUIREMENTS

In order to remain eligible for the Teacher Promise Grant, you will need to achieve the following:

  • Complete at least 10 hours of Ohio Approved professional development during 12-month grant cycle 
  • Attend one Grantee event during 12-month grant cycle 
  • Participate in brief quarterly surveys for program evaluation

TEACHER ADVANCEMENT BONUSES 

You can earn bonuses for the following professional development and educational achievements. Bonus amounts vary based on current CPL.

  • PD Certificate Tier 2 : $200-500 
  • PD Certificate Tier 3 : $200-500 
  • Credential or Certificate I : $350-500 
  • Credential or Certificate II : $150-300 
  • Per 3 credits completed toward an AA, BA, or CDA credential : $150-300 
  • Upon completion of an AA, BA, or CDA credential : $1000

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.