T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® VERMONT

T.E.A.C.H. (Teacher Education and Compensation Helps) is a comprehensive scholarship program that provides the early childhood workforce access to educational opportunities and is helping establish a well-qualified, fairly compensated and stable workforce for our children. Learn more in this video: T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood National Video


What does T.E.A.C.H. Pay For?

Who is Eligible?

Early child care and education providers who:

  • Work in a regulated preschool, child care center, or home program for at least 30 hours per week.
  • Have worked with children birth to age 5 in current program for at least 3 months.
  • Are working toward a Child Care Apprenticeship Certificate, Early Childhood Associates Degree, or an endorsement or teacher licensure at a Vermont college.
  • Have the support of your employer (if applicable).
  • Demonstrate participation in or progress towards a quality initiative such as STARS, Head Start, or NAEYC/NAFCC accreditation.

Ready to Apply?

Application deadlines are:

August 1 – Fall Term December 1 – Spring Term May 1 – Summer Term

T.E.A.C.H. Scholarship Applications:


Contact one of our staff members today!

Brenda Schramm, Coordinator
Phone: (802) 379-7267
Cynthia Greene, Manager
Phone: (802) 922-8986


T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® VERMONT
145 Pine Haven Shores Rd., Suite 1137
Shelburne, VT 05482
FAX: (802) 497-3030


Funding for T.E.A.C.H. VERMONT comes in part from a variety of sources including:

  • Vermont Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge grant provided by the Child Development Division
  • Child care programs who co-sponsor a T.E.A.C.H. scholarship recipient.

Programs That Have Recently Supported T.E.A.C.H. Scholarships

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® VERMONT is a licensed program of Child Care Services Association of North Carolina.