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Ward County

Following are the program partners for Ward 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: 13 
Number of children impacted: 269

Family/Group (in-home ECE) 
  • Almost Home Daycare
  • Brooke M.
  • Countryside Child Care: 701-839-2600
  • Country Kids Daycare
  • Darlene's Daycare
  • Juniper Child Care - Stacey Davis
  • Kathy B: 701-838-1081
  • Kiddie Korral II - Amanda McCallum
  • Kidsconnection - Yolanda Livingston
  • Little Stars Daycare
  • Adventures in Learning Childcare - Maria Kuhn
  • Smarty Pants Preschool and Daycare - Colette Aguilar
Center/Preschool (facility ECE)
  • Magic City Daycare Center & Preschool
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: 1
Number of children impacted: 5

Family/Group (in-home ECE)
  • Little Froggie's Daycare, Lisa Fenner
Center/Preschool (facility ECE)
  • None at this time
Step 3 - Activities and Experiences

Step 3 - Activities and Experiences

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: 0
Number of children impacted: 0

Family/Group (in-home ECE)
  • None at this time
Center/Preschool (facility ECE)
  • None at this time
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: 1
Number of children impacted: 18

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