Child Care Aware of Kansas

Child Care WAGE$® of Kansas

Child Care WAGE$® provides education-based salary supplements to child care providers/early education staff working with children between the ages of 0-5 who meet salary guidelines. The project is designed to provide young children more stable relationships with better educated teachers by rewarding teacher education and continuity of care.

Child Care Aware® of Kansas is the agency in Kansas that is licensed through Child Care Services of Association in Chapel Hill North Carolina to administer the WAGE$ supplements.

Our Goals:

Salary supplements are awarded based on the level of education attained and after verification of employment following a six month commitment period. Child care providers/early education staff meeting the following criteria are eligible to apply for a salary supplement.

Applicants must:

To see if WAGE$ is available in your area and for additional information contact:
Kris Nicholson, Quality Initiatives Manager, (785) 823-3343 or by email.

pdf WAGE$ Turnover Fact Sheet
pdf WAGE$ Compensation Fact Sheet
pdf Measuring Results Fact Sheet