National Black Child Development Institute:
For nearly 49 years, the National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI) has been at the
forefront of engaging leaders, policymakers, professionals and parents around critical and
timely issues that directly impact Black children and families. We are a trusted partner in
delivering culturally relevant, culturally responsive, and trauma-sensitive resources that
respond to the unique strengths and needs of Black children around issues, including early care
and education, health and wellness, child welfare, literacy, and family engagement. With the
support of our National Affiliate Network in communities across the country, we are committed
to our mission, “to improve and advance the quality of life for Black children and families
through education and advocacy.”
Responsible for the day-to-day operations and implementation of the T.E.A.C.H. Early
Childhood Project – DC, which provides scholarships for the early learning workforce to
complete coursework towards their Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Early Childhood
Education to: increase their compensation; improve their student outcomes by ensuring quality
care and education for young children and families; and earn their credentials to increase
capacity and improve practices in the field of early childhood education.
• Review scholarship recipient activity and update recipient/sponsor records and
information; track wage progression and notify recipients/sponsors of raises and/or
• Review and process scholarship applications against eligibility requirements.
• Answer questions and present scholarship programs to child care centers, owners,
community colleges, teachers, family child care providers, and related service agencies.
• Explain program practices, policies, and procedures to clients as needed.
• Interface with T.E.A.C.H. D.C.’s primary funder/partner, the District of Columbia Office
of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), to ensure program goals and activities are aligned with district goals for the development of the early care and education
• Collaborate with OSSE to maximize productivity of the T.E.A.C.H. D.C. Advisory Board.
• Work with the Director of Programs to develop, manage, and monitor T.E.A.C.H. D.C.
• Collect, review, and analyze T.E.A.C.H. D.C. program data in the T.E.A.C.H. D.C. database.
• Prepare and submit reports to funders, Child Care Services Association, and other
stakeholders as needed.
• Develop and deliver community outreach, program assistance, and technical support to
participating and prospective scholarship recipients, centers, and partner institutions.
• Monitor progress toward program goals.
• Facilitate the involvement of T.E.A.C.H. D.C. program participants and scholars in
NBCDI’s annual conference.
• Collaborate with NBCDI's Training Institute to facilitate the introduction and alignment
of its curriculum and training in T.E.A.C.H. D.C. centers to further assist with the long-term growth and professional development of the District of Columbia’s early care and
• Support the development of T.E.A.C.H. D.C. grant proposals and reports.
• Perform other tasks as assigned by senior management.
Benefits and Salary: The salary for this position shall be commensurate with the candidate’s skill and experience.
NBCDI offers a competitive benefits package. The position is contingent upon adequate
Position Type: Full-Time