Under the Professional Development System (PDS), child care providers and/or director/owners are recognized for their education in the child care field by "levels".
Education Pathway Information
Those registered in the PDS are recognized for their education in the early child care field. A child care provider or director/owner's education will earn a certain "level" on the Early Childhood Care Education Pathway. The Education Pathway outlines the requirements and options for professional growth and success. Under the PDS, child care providers and/or directors/owners can also be eligible for incentives.