To be eligible for INCENTIVE$, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Work in a school readiness licensed or licensed exempt child care program (center or family child care home)
- Earn less than $17.50 per hour as a an early childhood educator as a teacher, assistant teacher, floater or family child care home provider (center owners do not qualify)
- Have at least one of the education levels listed the INCENTIVE$ Scale (from a regionally accredited college)
- Work at least six months in the same child care program
- Be employed at this same program at the time of employment confirmation
- Work with a consistent group of children birth to five years of age for at least 20 hours a week in a child care program classroom
- Must be a Miami-Dade Registry participant
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