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FY2021 Early Childhood Education Career Pathways - fund code 325

Deadline for Application: June 26, 2020 by 4:00 PM

Through the Early Childhood Education Career Pathways Grant, EEC seeks to engage Massachusetts community college partners to promote and expand professional development opportunities and higher education certificate and degree attainment for the early childhood education and out-of-school time workforce (ECE/OST workforce). Initiatives supported through the grant shall focus on the identification of the recruitment and training needs specific to the ECE/OST workforce, expand opportunities for career advancement and retention, and early education and care stakeholder, employer and industry collaboration. These professional development opportunities shall be consistent with the license requirements, core knowledge and skills, and career pathways for the workforce as established by EEC.

Who can apply

This is a renewal grant application that is open to FY 2020 Early Childhood Education Career Pathways Grantees only.

Eligibility requirements

Current FY 2020 Early Childhood Education Career Pathways Grantees must be in good financial and programmatic standing with EEC to be eligible for a renewal grant in FY 2021.  Please refer to the FY2021 Early Childhood Education Career Pathways Amendment for revised requirements.  Please note:  FY2019 Early Childhood Education Career Pathways Grant Application (RFR) is still in effect.

How to apply

Instructions on how to apply for the Early Childhood Education Career Pathways Grant are posted on COMMBUYS, under Bid number BD-21-1037-1CEN0-C0000-52437 .  You will need to log in to COMMBUYS to view the Bid posting. 

Once you are logged into COMMBUYS, you can search for the grant application by the Bid number.  Please refer to the document titled "Early Childhood Education Career Pathways Grant Online Application Instructions.doc" for the instructions and link to the online application.

Commbuys assistance

For assistance with using COMMBUYS, contact the COMMBUYS Help Desk at 1-888-627-8283 or email COMMBUYS@state.ma.us.

Timeline

 

Procurement Activity

Date

Time

Grant Application Release/Posting

June 12, 2020

 

Application Deadline

 

June 26, 2020

4:00 PM

Contract Start Date (Estimated)

July 1, 2020

 

 EEC reserves the right to adjust the timeframe laid out above. It is the responsibility of the applicant to check this page and COMMBUYS for updates.

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