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Early Childhood Staff Stipend Incentive Program

ATTENTION: The deadline to submit an application for the $1,000 staff stipend was May 31, 2022. No further stipend applications are being accepted at this time. Please stay tuned for future opportunities!

Learn More About the Staff Stipend

Marsha Basloe, President, Child Care Services Association and
Kimberlee Belcher, PhD, Executive Director, The National Workforce Registry Alliance

In September 2014, Seattle made history by passing a minimum wage increase that would require all employers to pay their workers $15.00 per hour or greater by 2021. Because Seattle was the first city in the country to pass such a large increase, extensive research has looked into its implementation and its impacts on the local economy.

Read the jointly released blog here.