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Stutsman County

Following are the program partners for Stutsman 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: 11
Number of children impacted: 281

Family/Group (in-home ECE)
  • Ann R. 
  • April M.
  • Dakota Rising Stars Daycare
  • Mary Bump
  • Megan W.
  • Sunny Days Daycare
  • Traci K.
Center/Preschool (facility ECE)
  • Building Blocks Child Development Center
  • St. John's Academy Childcare
  • The Learning Circle
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: 4 
Number of children impacted: 44

Family/Group (in-home ECE)
  • Bibs, Balls, & Babydolls Daycare
  • Brita Goss
  • Forever Friends Childcare - Bonnie Mielke
  • Kountry Klub Kids - Christi Ova 701-952-1230
Center/Preschool (facility ECE)
  • None at this time
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: 34

Family/Group (in-home ECE)
  • ABC Learn-N-Play - Michelle Klabo
  • Country Kids Daycare - Cheryl Williams
Center/Preschool (facility ECE)
  • None at this time
Step 4 - Relationships and Interactions

Step 4 - Relationships and Interactions

(bold programs are working towards Step 4 renewal) 

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: 1
Number of children impacted: 8

Family/Group (in-home ECE)
  • Mud Pies & Butterflies Child Care - Kari Kapp
Center/Preschool (facility ECE)
  • None at this time