APPLICATION IS CLOSED
Award Application Period: 11/27/2023 – 01/15/2024
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Alaska SEED 2024 Retaining Our Outstanding Teachers (ROOTS) Award
thread and Alaska SEED are pleased to offer the 2024 Alaska SEED ROOTS Award. The State of Alaska Child Care Program Office (CCPO) announced on November 14, 2023 that $7.5 million was added to the FY24 Alaska State budget to increase wages for child care professionals and stabilize child care operations in the state of Alaska. Alaska SEED is partnering with the State of Alaska Child Care Program Office to offer a wage award to support each eligible professional working in child care.
The 2024 Alaska SEED ROOTS Award application opens on November 27, 2023. The award application period will close on January 15, 2024. The award amount for the 2024 Alaska SEED ROOTS Award will be determined by the number of eligible applicants. Awards can be expected starting February 1, 2024.
You are eligible to apply if you:
Are a current/active member in the Alaska SEED Registry.
If you work in early childhood or school-age education, you are invited to join the free Alaska SEED Registry and take the next step in your professional development journey.
To apply to the Alaska SEED Registry, please complete the application at Join the Alaska SEED Registry here.
Submit completed Alaska SEED Registry applications along with copies of your education and training to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Are currently employed as a paid employee of a licensed or approved child care facility.
Licensed Definition: Licensed Child Care Provider, who is licensed by the State of Alaska, Child Care Program Office (CCPO) or the Municipality of Anchorage, Child Care Licensing (CCL).
Approved Definition: Approved Provider, who is approved by the State of Alaska, Child Care Program Office (CCPO) Child Care Assistance (CCA) Program as an Approved Relative Provider, or an Approved In-Home Provider.
To confirm a child care facility is licensed by CCPO or CCL, please use the “Find a Child Care Provider” at State of Alaska here.
Successfully apply for this award using these application tips:
Read the FAQs for details about the award and application process. You can access the FAQ page by clicking here.
Download and complete your IRS Form W-9 (with your personal information). You will need to upload the completed form to the application.
Complete, sign, and submit the application. You will receive a confirmation email after summiting your application.