Sacramento County Workforce Pathways Grant (WPG) Stipend Program

WPG supports early educators, providers, and caregivers through professional growth stipends to complete professional learning hours and degree-pathway college units. WPG also supports new family child care providers by reimbursing the cost of the initial Licensing fee and initial Health & Safety Training.

The WPG Application Portal is open for the 2023-2024 program year. Through the WPG Application Portal you can: 

          ● View an orientation webinar (10 minutes)            ● Check your eligibility for a WPG stipend           ● Submit an application           ● Download document checklist and due dates

The WPG Application Portal opened on August 15, 2023.

WPG Application Portal – SCOE Early Learning
Funded by the State of California – SCOE Early Learning

Funded by the State of California, the goals of the Sacramento County QCC Workforce Pathways Grant (WPG) are to increase:

● The educational credentials, knowledge, and competencies of existing ELC professionals.● The number of qualified early learning and care professionals

Eligible participants who finish approved professional growth activities and submit complete documentation may receive a stipend. Professional growth activities include initial Family Child Care Home (FCCH) licensure and/or training and/or college coursework designed to move up the Career Lattice.

For questions about WPG, contact Linnea Hathway, Coordinator, Early Learning.