Welcome!

The Quality Matters Stipend Program is designed to provide financial incentives for program directors and teaching staff at QRIS sites and Family Resource Center staff in Santa Clara County to pursue their professional development activities. Prior to completing the online enrollment form you should review the Quality Matters Program Overview to receive details on the requirements and options for participating in the Quality Matters Stipend Program. Please note there is one program overview for early educators who work in centers or family child care homes and a separate program overview for Family Resource Center staff.

Program Overviews

Please note there is one program overview for early educators who work in centers or family child care homes and a separate program overview for Family Resource Center staff.

Centers or Family Child Care Homes

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Family Resource Centers

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Enrollment

  • The Quality Matters Stipend Program 2016-2017 application period ended on March 5, 2017. Please check back in October 2017 to enroll for the following program year (July 2017 - Jun 2018).
  • Early educators who are enrolled in the Quality Matters Stipend Program may log into the system—using their email addresses and passwords—to check their status and download their Professional Development Plan. See login fields to the right.

Welcome!

The Quality Matters Stipend Program is designed to provide financial incentives for program directors and teaching staff at QRIS sites and Family Resource Center staff in Santa Clara County to pursue their professional development activities. Prior to completing the online enrollment form you should review the Quality Matters Program Overview to receive details on the requirements and options for participating in the Quality Matters Stipend Program. Please note there is one program overview for early educators who work in centers or family child care homes and a separate program overview for Family Resource Center staff.

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