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Dream of being an early childhood educator? Earn your degree for free!

We’re recruiting new educators and current educators committed to caring for Boston’s youngest learners. Learn more below!

Educators will work with the programs of grantees offering credentials in Childhood Development Associates (CDA), CDA Renewals, Teacher Lead Certification, Director's Certification, Associates Degree, Bachelor's Degree, and Master's Degree.

Applicants that earn credentials through these programs must commit to working in an early childhood program in Boston. Depending on the credential, the commitment is two or three years. Boston residency is not required. 

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