Supports for High School students and CTE Instructors

High school students enrolled in a CTE Education General program pursuing a CDA (Child Development Associate) credential or a MI-YDA (Michigan Youth Development Associate) credential are eligible to receive a T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Michigan scholarship to support the cost of the CDA or MI-YDA credential fee.

Career and Tech Ed instructors who are interested in pursuing coursework to further their knowledge of early childhood/child development and to feel confident in credential competency instruction are eligible for tuition suppport through the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Michigan scholarship. Time limited funding is available for this opportunity through summer semester 2024.

In addition to scholarship support for credentialing fees, high school students and CTE instructors have access to technical assistance, coaching, and support from a dedicated Michigan AEYC Program Specialist to help navigate credential training requirements as well as application processes.

For more information about Career Tech Ed supports available, or to schedule a visit for your classroom, contact Olivia Prichard at