Testimonials

Testimonials
CCSA Staff

I am WAGE$: Ellen Devenny

Determined. Dedicated. Committed. Those are just a few words that describe Child Care WAGE$® participant, Ellen Devenny. Ellen is an assistant teacher at a five-star private NC Pre-K center in Gaston County, and graduated in May 2019 with an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education with a 4.0 GPA. She walked across the stage at age 62.

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CCSA Staff

I am WAGE$: Julie Delair

Julie Delair said, “I think the Child Care WAGE$® Program is very important, especially as an incentive to keep educators in the field.”

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CCSA Staff

I am WAGE$: Maria Milla’s Story

“WAGE$ helps everybody. It helps children have the same teachers. Children feel safe, secure and happier. It helps parents feel more trust… It helps the teachers a lot.” — Maria Mill

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CCSA Staff

I am WAGE$: Naukisha Wray-Darity

“WAGE$ has helped me want to continue on with school…pay for child care and feed my kids,” said Naukisha Wray-Darity, a CCSA Child Care WAGE$ recipient.

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CCSA Staff

WAGE$ Works! with Carrie Theall

Thanks in part to salary supplements provided by the WAGE$ Program, Carrie Theall, the Executive Director for the Alamance County Partnership for Children, explains that Alamance has been able to significantly increase the overall education level and retention of their child care workforce, which in turn greatly benefits the children in

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