ECEPTS APPRENTICESHIPS - UNIQUE BENEFITS
Well-Paid Career Trajectory
- ECEPTS APPRENTICESHIPS recast entry level positions in early care and education from being "dead-end jobs" to being on-ramps and springboards to well-paid careers in ECE and a variety of related fields.
- By assuring wage increases as professional targets are achieved, ECEPTS APPRENTICESHIPS uniquely address the tension between increased ECE professional requirements and lagging compensation.
- By creating accessible pathways to positions of leadership, influence and better wages, ECEPTS APPRENTICESHIPS help ensure that workforce diversity is fostered at every level of the ECE career ladder.
- ECEPTS APPRENTICES receive the on-the-job training and preparation necessary to develop high quality teacher-child relationships. Research has shown that such relationships are the critical factor in achieving optimal social, emotional and academic child outcomes.
- ECEPTS APPRENTICES who enter fields such as elementary education, pediatric healthcare and early intervention increase the capacity of those industries because of the foundation in child development and early learning that the apprentices bring to their professional roles.
- Wherever their careers lead, ECEPTS APPRENTICES are better prepared and more successful because of the knowledge, skills and competencies gained through their apprenticeship experience.