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Minnesota depends on child care providers to nurture children and prepare them for school and life. We are here to support you as you help children, families, and your community.

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Knowledgeable early educators are better prepared to help children learn and grow. We offer training opportunities and credentials to support your ongoing professional development journey.

Whether you are looking to increase your level of education or improve the quality of your program, we have grants and scholarships available to help.

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A collection of resources to help program leaders successfully operate a quality early childhood education program.

Parent Aware Star Ratings help to improve, support, and celebrate child care and early education programs in Minnesota.

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A list of our early education partners and the resources they offer for child care programs and educators.