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Have openings in your child care program?
As openings or changes occur, please contact us toll free at 1-866-511-2244 to update your file in our referral database.
By giving children the care they need early in life, you play a huge role in helping them to be happy and successful later on in school - and beyond. There is no more important work anyone can do! Whether you are just considering getting started in a child care career, or are an experienced child care professional looking to expand your business, Child Care Aware has resources to help you succeed.
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The Minnesota Child Care Resource and Referral Network and the Minnesota Department of Human Services are pleased to offer MNStreams.org. MNStreams is designed to put trainings, educational opportunities, grants, and financial incentives at your fingertips. A training registry with many additional features, the site offers searchable trainer listings, REETAIN and CCR&R grant applications, and conference details—a real community hub! The site will serve family child care providers, child care center staff, Head Start, school-age/out of school-time program staff, parent educators, parents, and all others interested in the health and development of children.
Log on to MNStreams.org and drop in on our community’s new one-stop meeting spot. You already have a user profile on the MNStreams system. Contact Midwest CCR&R for your user id and password. Please do not create a new user profile.
Minnesota's Quality Rating System
Designed by child care providers, early learning professionals, and parents, Minnesota's voluntary Parent Aware Rating Tool is intended to support our state's children by creating a rating system which identifies, recognizes, and celebrates quality in early education.
How will the program work? Programs will receive ratings using a point system. Program features in the following areas will be recognized: