The Oklahoma Child Care Wage Supplement Program
The Wage Supplement Program is funded by Oklahoma Human Services Child Care Services and is designed to provide professional development and longevity salary supplements to providers who work with young children in quality licensed child care programs. It promotes professional development, education, and longevity by rewarding ongoing learning and strong, stable relationships provided to children with continuity of care through a high-quality, responsive workforce.
The specific goals of this program are:
Enhance a high-qulity workforce through professional development and education.
Ensure quality of care by rewarding child care providers that are providing quality experiences in a consistent and stable environment.
Reduce turnover of child care program providers by offering wage support for continuity of care at the same program.
How to Apply
When you apply, you will be given a commitment period. Once this date comes around, you will be required to submit new updated paperwork before you can receive your first check. This is often very close to your inital approval.
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The Oklahoma Registry Professional Development Ladder (PDL) and Oklahoma Director's Credential (ODC) are an integral part of the Wage Supplement Program. For more information on the Professional Development Ladder (PDL) and the Oklahoma Director's Credential (ODC), please click here.
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Complete List of Eligible Positions
All positions are required to work a minimum of 30 hours per week in one eligible facility.
Probationary Master Teacher
School-Age Assistant Teacher
Substitute (must be in the classroom at least 30 hours per week)
Large Family Child Care Provider
Family Child Care Home Provider
Family Child Care Home Assistant
School-Age Center Director