Special Benefits for Child Development Majors

Child Development Book Loan Program

Child Development Majors who are currently working in the field with children ages 0-5 are eligible for a text book loan for the duration of their course.

Book requests are due no later than 2 WEEKS PRIOR to start date of class.

Forms that are incomplete or late will not be processed.

Books must be returned the last day of class to BGS 314.

Print and scan completed form and email to: childdev@saddleback.edu
or fax to: 949-347-7363. Forms can also be mailed to:

Barbara Tamialis, Saddleback College, 28000 Marguerite Pkwy, Mission Viejo CA 92692

or dropped off in BGS 314.

Download Book Loan Request Contract Form

Alert: Non-return of book loans will result in an incomplete grade and a fee of $100 per book payable to the Child Development Department.



Tuition Reimbursement for Child Development Majors

The Child Development Training Consortium is a federal block grant funded program that provides funding to reimburse at least partial tuition costs for Child Development Majors at Saddleback College.

  • This reimbursement does not interfere with or prevent access to other financial aid funds.
  • If you attend other colleges during the same semester, you must submit a separate application to each college.

Instructions to Determine Eligibility and Complete Application Process

  1. Determine if you are eligible. You must be able to answer “yes” to both of the questions below.
    1. Are taking courses at Saddleback that apply to any level of the Child Development Permit? Child Development Permit Matrix
      This includes both Child Development and General Education Courses.
    2. Are you currently working in California with children ages 0-5 for 15 or more hours per week in a licensed or license exempt setting?
      Child Center Staff, Family Childcare, and Before/After School Care only –Nannies are not eligible at this time
    If you answered “yes” to both questions, you are eligible.  Read the new directions for the  Tuition Rembursement Application Process (2 steps: Online and Signed Hard Copy)

Due Dates:

Fall Application Due Date October 31st

Completed Fall 2015 applications have been processed (11/30). If you have not received a confirmation email, you application was incomplete in some way -The most common error is not sending the signed copy after completing the online application. Email June if you have questions.

  • Grade and Documentation Due Date January 19th 2016

Spring Application Due Date March 1st

Funding is not available for Summer Classes


Contact June Millovich jmillovich@saddleback.edu