2016-2017 CSEA/VOICE Tuition Assistance Program

WorkingCSEA/VOICE is pleased to announce that a tuition assistance program, negotiated in our second union contract, is once again available to all child care providers living outside New York City taking credit-bearing coursework leading to a Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) or an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Early Care Education.

There are two ways to take advantage of this exciting new program. You can either have CSEA/VOICE pay the participating education institution directly via voucher or you can pay for it and be reimbursed up to $275 per credit hour for courses up to four credits. Only reimbursement may be used at accredited institutions not listed in the catalog. The tuition assistance program provides up to two such vouchers or reimbursements, or one of each.

Applications will be accepted through March 31, 2017. All fees and expenses other than tuition are your responsibility…read more.

Download Tuition Program Catalog

The CSEA WORK Institute is administering this program in collaboration with the New York State and CSEA Partnership for Education and Training. If you have any additional questions, please call the CSEA WORK Institute at 866-478-5548. You can find the applications to download and print, below.

Tuition Voucher application (2016-17)      Tuition Reimbursement Application (2016-17)