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

Minnesota’s Quality Rating and Improvement System

Parent Aware helps programs find opportunities to improve their quality, supports them with the tools and resources they need to succeed, and celebrates the work they are doing to create better lives for children in Minnesota.

To learn more about the Star Rating process and the benefit involved for both you and the families you serve, visit or connect with your local recruiter.

Parent Aware makes me more aware of the quality of work that I do, which is good for my families and myself.  I have also implemented some additional activities/programs which I may not have done without being involved in the program. I get care inquiries as a result of being rated.

I have learned so much through my coach and the trainings that are offered. I have also been able to purchase so many educational and fun items for the children I care for. It has been a huge blessing.