The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Continuing Education Institute provides multiple online credentialing opportunities, and these states have programs to help with the costs.


The T.E.A.C.H. Scholarship Program will help cover up to 90% of the cost of tuition and fees for professionals who work in regulated early childhood and school-age care settings.


The Sacramento Cares Program scholarship is available to students living in California to help cover the cost of tuition and fees.

You can review more scholarship opportunities available to California child care professionals at the California Department of Education.

New York

The Educational Incentive Scholarship Program helps pay for training and educational activities with the intent to build provider knowledge, skills, and competencies, and improve the quality of childcare.

To be eligible, you must be caring for children in a program regulated by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services or the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Eligibility is based on your employment, level of income, and the training course chosen.


The Rising Stars Tuition Assistance Program helps cover the cost of tuition and fees for eligible candidates.


The Vermont Child Development Grant assists with the cost of college tuition for Vermont residents taking a course related to working with children. The grant is available for up to $1,000 per student, per semester.