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 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.
The Resource Lending Library is a FREE service available to all licensed centers and family child care homes throughout Riverside County. The RLL program has an extensive supply of curriculum items and materials to enrich learning environments both inside and outside of the classroom.
The Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care (NAP SACC) is designed to promote healthy weight development in preschool children by improving the nutritional quality of food served, amount and quality of physical activity, staff-child interactions, facility nutrition and physical activity policies and practices, and related environmental characteristics.
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.