ARPA

ARPA- HEALTH AND SAFETY BONUS-HIRED ON or AFTER JULY 1,2022


Description
This application is for the NEW Early Learning Educator (ELE) Health and Safety Bonus.

These grants are to support ALL Early Learning/Childcare providers in the recruitment of early learning educators to provide essential early learning services throughout the state.

These bonuses are available for NEW Early Learning Educators hired on or after July 1, 2022, who have completed their 45 hours and passed the required tests since July 1, 2022.

Early Learning Educators (ELE) are owners/teachers of family childcare homes (FCCHs), directors, preschool teachers, and assistants, before and after schoolteachers, and substitutes. Each ELE must complete their OWN bonus application.

You must meet the requirements of each bonus and upload the required documentation. You may NOT have previously received a Health and Safety Bonus to participate.

The PRE-K CLASS Bonus for Early Learning Educators is available in a separate application.

These bonuses are available on a first come/first served basis and will end MAY 31, 2024 or until all grant funds are spent.
Content
  • SECTION 1: Applicant Information
  • APPLICANT Information
  • Applicant Information Survey
  • SECTION 2: PROVIDER INFORMATION
  • Sponsoring Provider Affirmation Statement
  • Sponsoring Provider's Affirmation Statement for New Teacher Bonus Form
  • SECTION 3: HEALTH AND SAFETY BONUS
  • Health and Safety Bonus
  • Documentation of DCF Health and Safety Training
  • Section 4: W-9 Information
  • W-9
  • Section 5: Applicant Affirmation
  • Applicant's Affirmation Statement
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed