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POWER Ohio Helping Child Care Professionals

31 Dec , 2019  

More than 1,000 child care professionals across Ohio are taking advantage of a state program that provides scholarships to help them earn advanced credentials.

The Powering Optimal Wages and Encouraging Retention or POWER Ohio offers scholarships to qualifying staff working toward an associate’s degree or child development associate credential while remaining employed with their program.

“This is a phenomenal opportunity,” said Kimberly Hall, director of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS), which administers the state’s publicly funded child care program. More…