6. For Model Two, what commitments are the director/owner and sponsoring center required to make?

Director/owner’s commitment
The scholarship recipient must attend classes and successfully complete 9 – 15 credits during the contract term toward a degree in Early Childhood Education. The director/owner must contribute 20% of the cost of tuition and 10% of the cost of books for each course. The director/owner must also agree to continue to direct the child care center for an additional year upon the successful completion of each TEACH contract.

Sponsoring center’s commitment
The center must agree to allow their director to participate in the scholarship program. This sponsorship should include providing the director with a flexible schedule so she/he can attend classes.