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2023 Program Recap


Child Care Aware of Minnesota staff throughout the state work hard to meet the needs of the field through numerous programs, including training, grants and scholarships, help entering the early childhood field, and Parent Aware Ratings. We measure how satisfied our constituents are through surveys of program participants, and the results for the past year are in! Here is an overview by program:

Professional Development

  • 98% of people seeking customer support for Eager-to-Learn or from a professional development advisor received the help they needed promptly.


  • 86% were satisfied overall with various aspects of the program.
  • 91% reported no challenges with applying for the program.

T.E.A.C.H. Minnesota Scholarships

  • 93% were satisfied with the TEACH program.
  • 89% agreed that staff were helpful.

Empower to Educate

  • 98% of participants were satisfied with the program.
  • 93% always felt comfortable seeking support and advice from program staff.

Parent Aware

  • 95% of participants in the most recent cohort were satisfied with their experience
  • 95% found the process to join easy and understandable

All Child Care Aware of Minnesota staff are 100% committed to continuing to serve our early childhood profession in 2024. We wish everyone a healthy, productive, and peaceful new year!