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Enroll in the ECE Student Career and Education Program by completing a Student Profile Application.
For a step-by-step guide on how to successfully submit an online student profile application select: Online Student Tutorial
This program is available to fund specific educational costs at 105 community colleges throughout California. Access to this program is available to eligible students who are pursuing careers in child care/development through the CDTC Campus Coordinator designated at each of the colleges.
Each CDTC member community college works with a local advisory committee to develop plans for the use of CDTC funds. Therefore, the use of CDTC funding can vary from college to college.
CDTC funds are commonly used for the following purposes:
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.