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Saturday August 29th, 2015 2:10AM

Ga. to offer bonuses to early childhood teachers

By The Associated Press
ATLANTA (AP) A new state program is aimed at giving incentives to early childhood educators for furthering their education. <br /> <br /> The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning announced the program Wednesday and officials say teachers will be eligible for bonuses at three tier levels until July 1, 2017. <br /> <br /> Officials say teachers will be eligible for $1,200 for the completion of their CDA credential or a technical certificate of credit. <br /> <br /> Teachers will be eligible for $1,500 for completion of a technical college diploma, or an associate of applied arts or science degree. <br /> <br /> Educators will also be eligible for $2,500 for the completion of a bachelor's or master's degree.
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