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REETAIN Bonus Application Form - Thank You

Thank you for submitting your REETAIN Application!

If you did not upload required documents with your application, please mail them to:

Child Care Aware of Minnesota
10 River Park Plaza
Suite 820
St. Paul, MN 55107

Required documents must be uploaded to the application form, or received in our office by email or by mail* by midnight on November 30.

*Documents that are postmarked before the deadline but received in our office after the deadline will not be accepted. Applications without required documents will not be processed.

Required REETAIN application documents:

  1. Your DHS Licensing Learning Record from Develop, which must include the following information:
    • A current Develop Membership date
    • A Career Lattice Step of 6 or higher, or a Career Lattice Step of 5 with completion of MNCDA or MNITCDA learning community
    • W-9 form
    • Employment information in a Minnesota licensed child care program that includes program name/license number; position title of Primary Care Provider, Assistant Teacher, or Aide; age group(s); and start date. “Yes” must appear in the verified column (employment is verified through your program’s Develop Organization Account).
  2. A copy of your current DHS Family Child Care License
  3. For additional points, you may include one document that shows engagement in a professional activity. Examples include, a Parent Aware Rating certificate, a membership card from a professional organization, or an Achieve Trainer certificate.

If you have questions, please email

An email will be sent to you by December 20 with the results of your application.