1. Families Families Identify quality child care and early education programs.
  2. Providers Providers Earn your Quality Rating.
  3. Businesses Businesses Get a 13% ROI by investing in childcare and preschool.

What is Bright & Early ND?

Bright & Early ND is the name of North Dakota's Quality Rating & Improvement System (QRIS). The Bright & Early ND 4-Star Rating System helps parents and providers assess how a child care program supports a child's early learning and development. You use ratings to choose restaurants, hotels, movies, schools and universities. The same concept is used by Bright & Early ND. Early Care and Education programs are rated by Bright & Early ND based on specific standards that define quality so you can be confident Quality Rated programs have your child's best interest in mind. 

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Find a Bright & Early ND Provider Near You

Bright & Early ND is growing across North Dakota. We have created an interactive county map where you can see how our program partners work through our 4-step Quality Rating & Improvement System (QRIS).