Participants of The Gingerbread Way Program are eligible for the Professional Development Grant/Funding from Alberta Children’s Services to support eligible Child Development.
Accreditation funding is available to licensed daycare and out-of-school care programs, as well as approved contracted family day home agencies that are enrolled in Alberta Child Care Accreditation.
Professional Development Grant
This grant is available to eligible staff certified as Child Development Assistants and Child Development Workers to help obtain higher levels of certification and attend approved conferences and workshops related to early learning and childcare. https://www.alberta.ca/accreditation-funding-for-child-care-programs.aspx
Professional Development Funding
Staff certified as Child Development Supervisors can access these funds through the Association of Early Childhood Educators of Alberta (AECEA). https://aecea.ca/ece-professionals/cds-pd-funding