REETAIN Application

Thank you for your interest in the REETAIN (Retaining Early Educators Through Attaining Incentives Now) Bonus program. Completing the form below is the first step of the application process. You must submit supporting documents to be considered for a bonus. You have the option to upload your supporting documents at the end of this application or email them to Child Care Aware of Minnesota. Your application is not considered complete until these documents are received.

Compile the supporting documents below for uploading or emailing:

  • Your DHS Licensing Learning Record from Develop, which must include the following information:
    • A current Membership Status
    • A Career Lattice Step
    • Employment history of at least one year that is verified. Your employer will need to verify your employment information in their Develop Organization Account for your employment history to show up as verified,
    • All approved training taken in 2018
  • A copy of your 2018 Schedule C federal tax form
  • A copy of your current DHS Family Child Care License
  • If applicable, a copy of your Parent Aware Rating certificate, accreditation certificate, professional organization membership card, approved trainer and/or mentor documentation

Please email REETAIN@childcareawaremn.org with questions.