The REWARD Wisconsin Stipend Program provides salary supplements to eligible child care professionals. Individuals must meet all eligibilities to participate. We are pleased to now be able to serve nearly all early childhood educators in Wisconsin, per the program’s recent expansion.

Eligibility requirements are:


  • Registry Level 1 through 17

Employment Longevity

  • Worked at your current employer for at least 6 current and continuous months

Other Employment Requirements

  • Employed by a group child care program that is licensed and/or participating in YoungStar; OR, in a licensed or certified family child care program
  • Work at least 20 hours/week
  • Work at least 5% of your time in an early childhood classroom, either directly with children or in supervision and support of staff
  • Live and/or work in the state of Wisconsin

Los nuevos requisitos son los siguientes:


  • Nivel de Registro 1 a 17

Tiempo de empleo

  • Trabajar con su empleador actual durante al menos 6 meses continuos

Otros requisitos de empleo

  • Estar empleado en un programa de cuidado infantil grupal con licencia y/o que participa en YoungStar; O, en un programa de cuidado infantil familiar autorizado o certificado
  • Trabajar al menos 20 horas/semana
  • Trabajar al menos el 5 % de su tiempo en un salón de clases para la primera infancia, ya sea directamente con los niños o supervisando y apoyando al personal.
  • Vivir y/o trabajar en el estado de Wisconsin

New Stipend Amounts

Stipend amounts have increased. Check out this chart for the amount you can receive, based on your Registry level.

Nuevos montos del incentivo

Los montos de los incentivos han aumentado. Consulte este cuadro para ver la cantidad que puede recibir, según su nivel del Registry.

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Expansion Details

The REWARD and T.E.A.C.H. programs recently expanded. Get all the important details on our special expansion webpage.

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