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Burleigh County

Following are the program partners for Burleigh County, ND.

Step 1 - Health and Safety

Step 1 - Health and Safety

(bold programs are currently working towards Step 2)

Step 1 Quality Rated programs provide a safe and healthy environment for children focused on preventing injuries and reducing the spread of germs. Children need to be healthy and feel safe to learn and grow. It’s the first step in preparing children to be ready for school, work, and life.

Number of programs: 12
Number of children impacted: 630

Family/Group (in-home ECE)
  • ECLC Gateway
  • La Petite Child Care (Kathleen Bilstad)
  • Linda B.
  • Marie L.
  • Mary W. 
  • Monkeyland Child Care
  • Pam Verke's Daycare - Pamela Verke
  • Wanda's Daycare
  • Wee Folk Child Care-Sheila Morris
Center/Preschool (facility ECE)
  • First Presbyterian Child Care
  • New Song Kids Care  701-751-1533  kidscare@midconetwork.com
  • YMCA Youth Development Center-North
Step 2 - Space and Materials

Step 2 - Space and Materials

(bold programs are currently working towards Step 3)

Step 2 Quality Rated programs meet all requirements of Step 1, and they also offer a variety of materials to support play and learning experiences for children with different interests and abilities. A child’s work is their play, and having enough of the right materials that are set up in a chosen space encourages children to play. When children develop good play skills, they are better prepared for school, work, and life.

Number of programs: 2 
Number of children impacted: 198

Family/Group (in-home ECE)
  • Shanna D.
Center/Preschool (facility ECE)
  • Missouri Valley Family YMCA Youth Development Center
Step 3 - Activities and Experiences

Step 3 - Activities and Experiences

(bold programs are currently working towards Step 4) 

Step 3 Quality Rated programs meet all requirements of Steps 1 and 2, and they also use an approved curriculum that supports each child’s development and an approved assessment tool to learn about each child’s development. Programs plan learning activities that build upon each child’s strengths and provide opportunities for further growth.

Number of programs: 2
Number of children impacted: 92

Family/Group (in-home ECE)
  • Little Bear Childcare: Heather Zins, 701-527-9121
Center/Preschool (facility ECE)
  • Shiloh Christian Preschool and Childcare Center
Step 4 - Relationships and Interactions

Step 4 - Relationships and Interactions

Step 4 Quality Assured programs meet all requirements of Steps 1–3, and they also have developed warm and supportive relationships with children and between children. They place an emphasis on children’s interests, motivations, and points of view in daily activities and interactions. They facilitate children’s critical thinking and language development through interactions with children.

Number of programs: 0
Number of children impacted: 0

Family/Group (in-home ECE)
  • None at this time
Center/Preschool (facility ECE)
  • None at this time