Child Development Training Consortium
Who We Are…
The Child Development Training Consortium (CDTC) is a program funded by the California Department of Education, Child Development Division (CDE/CDD) with Federal Block Grant Child Care and Development Quality Improvement Funds. The program is administered through the Yosemite Community College District. https://www.childdevelopment.org/cs/cdtc/print/htdocs/about.htm
What Services We Provide…
The CDTC provides the following program services to eligible participants:
Community College Reimbursement Program – Reimbursement for specific educational expenses available through 96 participating community colleges.
Career Incentive Grants for:
- Students attending non-CDTC community colleges
- Students attending 4-year colleges or universities
- Recipients of Permit Waivers issued by CDE/CDD
ECE Student Career and Education Program
Applications are available at https://www.childdevelopment.org/cs/cdtc/print/htdocs/services_cc.htm
Click on the Student Profile Application Tutorial link on the right side of that page.
CDTC Application instructions.
Make sure to print out and sign a copy of the application. Get it signed by your employer and then return to COD faculty Donna Greene.
Students must meet ALL of the following criteria to be eligible to participate in the CDTC ECE Student Career and Education Program:
Note: In-home care providers (nannies) are not eligible. Unlicensed, exempt, home-based child care providers (individuals) are not eligible.
Student must be seeking a new or maintaining a currently held Child Development Permit.
At the time of enrollment, the student must be employed by a child care/development program, including licensed family childcare and out-of-school care. Center-based programs must be licensed or eligible for an exemption according to Department of Social Services (DSS) regulations. Employment in a kindergarten classroom is also acceptable.
Student employment must directly benefit children and/or families. The employment experience must be acceptable to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing for purposes of obtaining a Child Development Permit, even if experience is not required for the permit.
Student must work in the state of California.
Child Development Permits
The CDTC has two sources of funding, CDE/CDD and First 5 California, to pay application and fingerprint (LiveScan) processing fees for Child Development Permit applicants. Each funding source has different eligibility criteria and levels of permits funded.
Applications are processed on a first come, first served basis. Funding is limited.
Child Development Permit applications are available at: https://www.childdevelopment.org/cs/cdtc/print/htdocs/services_permit.htm or call (209) 572-6080
CDTC Stipend Form Fall 16.pdf
Child Development Permit Overview Web Version 7-26-10.pdf