Benefits You’ll Gain as a Partner

Since day one, Bright & Early North Dakota has had a huge number of resources that have been available for free for child care providers and preschool programs.  We're working hard to keep this list of resources growing for you. Bright & Early North Dakota will always be free, so that we can reach (and help) as many programs, children and families as possible. Here’s a quick overview of the exclusive benefits available to you at each step.

Step 1: Health & Safety

  • Name recognition on Bright & Early ND's social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter
  • Priority listing as a Bright & Early North Dakota Partner to the 6,200 parents looking for child care each year through Child Care Aware of North Dakota® Your name will be at the top of the list as a Bright & Early ND Partner
  • Placement on the Bright & Early ND Program Partner interactive map
  • Permission to use the Bright & Early ND logo in your marketing materials
  • Window decal identifying you as a partner of Bright & Early ND

Step 2: Space & Materials

  • Name recognition on Bright & Early ND's social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter
  • Priority listing as a Bright & Early North Dakota Partner to the 6,200 parents looking for child care each year through Child Care Aware of North Dakota® Your name will be at the top of the list as a Bright & Early ND Partner
  • Placement on the Bright & Early ND Program Partner interactive map
  • Permission to use the Bright & Early ND logo in your marketing materials
  • Personal Coach from Child Care Aware of North Dakota®
  • Professional development opportunities including; access to specific Growing Futures approved training at a discounted rate. 
  • Once awarded your Step 2 Quality Rating you will receive extra revenue directly from Bright & Early ND for a job well done (dollar amount based on enrollment), see the Partner Handbook for details.
  • Bright Box Marketing Toolkit
    • Parent Brag Bundle: Postcards for parents and stickers for children.
    • Newsletter Template
    • Press Release Template
    • Graphics to post to your favorite social media sites 
    • Yard Sign and Poster

Step 3: Activities & Experiences

  • Name recognition on Bright & Early ND's social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter
  • Priority listing as a Bright & Early North Dakota Partner to the 6,200 parents looking for child care each year through Child Care Aware of North Dakota® Your name will be at the top of the list as a Bright & Early ND Partner
  • Placement on the Bright & Early ND Program Partner interactive map
  • Permission to use the Bright & Early ND logo in your marketing materials
  • Personal Coach from Child Care Aware of North Dakota®
  • Free online professional development opportunities to implement Teaching Strategies GOLD® into your program through MyTeachingStrategies™.
  • Enrollment into the state approved assessment system, Teaching Strategies GOLD® at a discounted rate.
  • Once awarded your Step 3 Quality Rating you will receive extra revenue directly from Bright & Early ND for a job well done (dollar amount based on enrollment), see the Partner Handbook for details. 
  • Bright Box Marketing Toolkit
    • Parent Brag Bundle: Postcards for parents and stickers for children.
    • Newsletter Template
    • Press Release Template
    • Graphics to post to your favorite social media sites
    • Yard Sign and Poster

Step 4: Relationships & Interactions

  • Name recognition on Bright & Early ND's social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter
  • Priority listing as a Bright & Early North Dakota Partner to the 6,200 parents looking for child care each year through Child Care Aware of North Dakota® Your name will be at the top of the list as a Bright & Early Partner
  • Placement on the Bright & Early ND Program Partner Interactive map
  • Permission to use the Bright & Early ND logo in your marketing materials
  • Personal Coach from Child Care Aware of North Dakota®
  • Free online professional development opportunities to implement the Classroom Assessment Scoring System® (CLASS®) into your program through myTeachstone™.
  • Statewide recognition of your official 'Step 4 Quality Assured' status.
  • Once awarded your Step 4 Quality Rating you will receive extra revenue directly from Bright & Early ND for a job well done (dollar amount based on enrollment), see the Partner Handbook for details.
  • Bright Box Marketing Toolkit
    • Parent Brag Bundle: Postcards for parents and stickers for children.
    • Newsletter Template
    • Press Release Template
    • Graphics to post to your favorite social media sites
    • Yard Sign and Poster
    • A Large Banner showcasing your Quality Assured Rating!