Pinellas County

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 $17.50 per hour as an early childhood educator as a teacher, assistant teacher, floater or family child care home provider (center owners do not qualify)
  • Have at least one of the education levels listed on the INCENTIVE$ Scale (from a regionally accredited college)
  • Work at least six months in the same eligible 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
  • Providers must be located in designated zip codes in Pinellas County

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