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Earn While You Learn this Semester!

Gain quality field experience in a 5 star child care program while earning an Early Childhood Basic Certificate and a paycheck.

The YC Early Childhood Department has partnered with the Family Enrichment Center (FEC) on the Prescott Campus to offer an Earn While You Learn program this summer.

Scholarships are available to cover tuition and book costs.


Tara O'Neill

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Lisa Raygoza
(928) 776-2204

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Limited to 10 students, applications reviewed as received.

The Earn While You Learn program will result in:

  1. 12 tuition-free college credits
  2. An Early Childhood Basic Certificate
  3. Hours per week of paid practicum experience
  4. Receive an additional $500/month stipend (summer cohort)

To be eligible for the Earn While You Learn program, you must

  1. Be available on the Prescott Campus a minimum of 10 hours per week, between 8:30am-5:30pm M-F
  2. Be enrolled at Yavapai College
  3. Be 16 years of age or older
  4. Be able to complete 3 hours of practicum, 2.5 hours of classroom learning, and approximately 2 hours of homework per day (M-TH)
  5. Have a fingerprint clearance card and background check
  6. Have a current (<2 years) negative TB test
  7. Meet the minimum job duties listed here -pdf