California Transitional Kindergarten Stipend Retention Program

The 2014-2015 Budget Education Act allotted $15 million for Local Planning Councils (LPC) to support teacher educational incentives. This one-time funding allocation makes it possible for Transitional Kindergarten (TK) teachers to receive incentives for educational costs linked to the new educational requirements for TK educators. The California Transitional Kindergarten Stipend Retention Program provides one-time only funding through to provide professional development and educational stipends to TK and California State Preschool teachers.

AB212 Stipend Retention Program

AB212 is state funding allocated to the Local Planning Councils for the purpose of improving and providing retention of qualified child development professionals. AB 212 Child Care Salary Retention Incentive Program provides child development professionals a stipend for educational compensation, and staff development.  Therefore, making a difference in classroom quality and stability.

Local Planning Council

The primary mission of the local Local Planning Council (LPC) is to plan for child care and development services based on the needs of families throughout Riverside County. The LPC serves as a forum to address the needs for both subsidized and non-subsidized child care.


The Riverside County Child Care Consortium’s Regions assesses child care needs at the local level and addresses those needs through collaborative partnerships.