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Parent/Professional Fellowships

STAR NET Region II offers financial aid through fellowships to professionals and families to attend early childhood educational workshops, seminars or conferences.

Family Fellowship

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Education Reimbursement for Parents

STAR NET offers Family Fellowships of up to $200 per fiscal year (July 1 through June 30) to parents/guardians. The funds are used to reimburse the expenses of attending workshops, seminars or conferences which will help families help their child. In-state events are given priority.

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Professional Development Assistance

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Education Reimbursement for Professionals

Preschool professionals working in public school programs can apply for Professional Development Assistance to help pay for attending workshops, seminars or conferences. You can be reimbursed up to $75 per year for expenses.

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Do-It-Yourself Study Group Grant

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Funding for Small Groups

Small groups can now apply for a grant opportunity of up to $300. The funding can be used to learn about a particular subject related to children, ages 3-6, with special needs. Family members may participate but a school district professional must be a part of the group.

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Other Funding Resources

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Stipends & Scholarships Available

Need help paying for college coursework or to attend a conference? Scholarship or stipend funds are available to preschool professionals or families.

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Assistance on Request

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Consultation & Support

Our experienced staff is here to assist professionals and parents with a variety of resources for every stage and level of a child’s development, focusing on the early childhood years.

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