DECAL Scholarships Available for Child Care and Education Staff

Information Sessions to be held at OFTC Nov. 8

Attention current and potential daycare directors and employees, assistant Pre-K teachers, Head Start employees, and other interested persons, you are invited to a ‘Bright from the Start’ information session at Oconee Fall Line Technical College on November 8.

‪Bright from the Start, Georgia’s Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL), is responsible for meeting the child care and early education needs of Georgia’s children and their families. The DECAL Scholars program aims to support and reward Early Care and Education staff as they increase their education. Child Care and Education staff can earn up to 80% tuition assistance, initiative cash bonuses of $1500 toward a Technical Certificate of Credit, $2000 towards a Diploma and $3000 toward an Associate degree, and incentives up to $1500 for continuing their education.  Learn more about the DECAL Scholars program by attending one of these information sessions:

‪November 8    OFTC South Campus in Dublin, GA.                Room 309       WR Stewart Building 11:00 a.m.

‪November 8    OFTC North Campus in Sandersville, GA.      Room 212       Main Building 1:30 p.m.

‪November 8    OFTC South Campus in Dublin GA.                 Room 309       WR Stewart Building 4:30 p.m.

‪You can also learn about the DECAL Scholars program by visiting to download applications or apply online. For more information about the session or courses in Early Child Care and Education courses at OFTC call Gail Clark at 478-274-7799 or Carla Hutchings at 478-240-5164.