The PAEYS (Performance And Education Yield Success) program is an education-based salary supplement program for in-home family support professionals. The program provides an annual award, issued quarterly, and is based on educational and performance benchmarks set by the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services. View our marketing flyer for common questions and answers. 

Eligibility

  • Applicants must work in a MIECHV or HOPES HFI funded position in Iowa for a minimum of 90 days.
  • Applicants must have a minimum caseload of three families.
  • Applicants must work a minimum of 10 hours per week.
  • The applicant may be a supervisor that oversees staff that meet the above 3 criteria.

Salary Supplement Levels

LevelEducation RequiredAnnual Supplement
4Role-related master’s degree
Master’s Degree plus or including:
– Minimum of 12 Early Childhood college credits
– Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Certificate
– Completion of the Institute for the Advancement of Family Support Professionals
– Modules plus 9 EC related credits
$4,700
3Role-related bachelor’s degree or higher
Bachelor’s degree plus or including
– Minimum of 12 Early Childhood college credits
– Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Certificate
– Completion of the Institute for the Advancement of Family Support Professionals
– Modules (for college credit) plus 9 EC related credits
$4,500
2*Meets level two criteria and is also progressing towards level three.$3,100
2Unrelated bachelor’s degree with less than 12 Early Childhood Credits
Associate degree including 12 Early Childhood Credits
$2,700
1*Meets level one criteria and is also progressing towards level two.$1,600
1Completion of the National Family Support Certification exam and appropriately trained in service delivery model.$1,200

Interested in learning more?

Haley Maffin

Lead WAGE$ Counselor

Ready to Apply?

Complete the application and submit via fax 515-331-8995, email to hmaffin@iowaaeyc.org, or mail to 6200 Aurora Ave, Suite 605E, Urbandale, IA 50322.

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