REGISTRY

Get Prepared to Apply

Get Prepared to Apply

REWARD$ will utilize each applicant’s 
Registry Participant Education and Professional Development Report (PD Report) and Registry Career Lattice Level to determine REWARD$ incentive amount (see chart below).

Please follow the steps below to PREPARE for REWARD$:

  1. Create a Registry account at www.azearlychildhood.org. To learn how to create a Registry account click here.
  2. Request your official transcripts to be sent to the Registry to verify the credits you have earned (even if transcripts have been provided to a QF Coach, have them submitted directly to the Registry)! Learn how to submit documentation click here. This process can take several weeks!
  3. Ask your employer to verify your employment information including: start date, salary, title, and assigned age group.
    1. Your employer will need administrative access to the Registry to verify your employment.
    2. Your employer must verify your employment within the Registry. Learn how here.
  4. Confirm your Registry Participant Education and Professional Development Report (PD Report). Note: REWARD$ eligibility and incentive level are determined from the information on this document, make sure it is up to date!
  5. Complete Statement of Lawful Presence Form which can be found in the Registry or by clicking here: Statement of Lawful Presence

REWARD$ Levels

Career Lattice

Level

CAREER LATTICE ATTAINMENT


Successful completion of coursework with a grade of C or better is required at all levels.

ANNUAL

INCENTIVE

 

G

Master’s degree in ECE

Master’s INCLUDING either 30 undergraduate credit hours or 18 graduate credit hours in ECE or a related field

$2000.00

F

Bachelor’s degree in ECE

Bachelor’s INCLUDING at least 24 credit hours in ECE or a related field

$1500.00

E

60 College Credits

Associate degree in ECE

Must move to Level F in 4 years or no longer eligible.

$1200.00

D

HS Diploma PLUS 24 credit hours in ECE or a related field

Current Child Development Associate (CDA)

Certificate of Completion in ECE or a related field

3 Years to move to Level E

$900.00

C

HS Diploma PLUS 12 credit hours in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or a related field

3 Years to move to Level D

$700.00

B

HS Diploma plus 6 credit hours in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or a related field  

2 Years to move to Level C

$500.00