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Child Development Training Consortium
Who We Are…
The Child Development Training Consortium (CDTC) is a program funded by the California Department of Education, Child Development Division (CDE/CDD) with Federal Block Grant Child Care and Development Quality Improvement Funds.  The program is administered through the Yosemite Community College District.

What Services We Provide…
The CDTC provides the following program services to eligible participants:
Community College Reimbursement Program – Reimbursement for specific educational expenses available through 96 participating community colleges.
Career Incentive Grants for:
  • Students attending non-CDTC community colleges
  • Students attending 4-year colleges or universities
  • Recipients of Permit Waivers issued by CDE/CDD
Applications with eligibility criteria are available at
Child Development Permits
The CDTC has two sources of funding, CDE/CDD and First 5 California, to pay application and fingerprint (LiveScan) processing fees for Child Development Permit applicants. Each funding source has different eligibility criteria and levels of permits funded.
Applications are processed on a first come, first served basis.  Funding is limited.
Child Development Permit Information
Child Development Permit applications are available at:  or call (209) 572-6080
Who is eligible to receive reimbursement of college expenses?
To be eligible, you must be employed in California by an eligible child care / development program, and work directly with children and/or families, and be seeking a new or maintain a currently held Child Development Permit.

How are college expenses reimbursed?
      1)  If you attend classes at a community college that is a member of the Consortium, you will receive reimbursement through your local campus. You must complete a Participant Profile form and submit it to the college CDTC Campus Coordinator.  There are currently 96 member community colleges throughout the state. You will be reimbursed according to the local campus reimbursement policies.
      2)  If you attend a college that is not a member of the Consortium, you may be eligible to receive reimbursement through the Career Incentive Grant program.

The following publications are available at no cost on the CDTC website,
  •  “Competencies for the Various Levels of the Child development Permits,” 1999 Revised Edition.
  •  “A Guidebook for Professional Growth Planning and Documentation,” 2000
To obtain more information about Child Development Training Consortium activities,
call (209) 572-6080  Hablamos Español

1620 N. Carpenter Road, Suite C-16
Modesto, CA 95351