Benefits You’ll Gain as a Partner

Since day one, Bright & Early North Dakota has had a huge number of resources that have been available for free for child care providers and preschool programs.  We're working hard to keep this list of resources growing for you. Bright & Early ND will always be free, so that we can reach (and help) as many programs, children and families as possible. Here’s a quick overview of the exclusive benefits available to you at each step.

Step 1: Health & Safety

  • Access to exclusive benefits like reduced and low-cost training opportunities.
  • Name recognition on Bright & Early ND's social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter.
  • Placement on the Bright & Early ND Program Partner Map.
  • Permission to use the Bright & Early ND logo in your marketing materials.
  • Window decal identifying you as a Bright & Early ND Partner.
  • Priority listing as a Bright & Early North Dakota Partner to the 3,300 parents looking for child care each year through Child Care Aware of North Dakota.

Step 2: Space & Materials

  • Once awarded your program will receive Quality Rating Award Dollars for a job well done (dollar amount based on enrollment), see the Partner Handbook for details.
  • Access to exclusive benefits like reduced and low-cost training opportunities.
  • Name recognition on Bright & Early ND's social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter.
  • Placement on the Bright & Early ND Program Partner Map.
  • Permission to use the Bright & Early ND logo in your marketing materials.
  • Priority listing as a Bright & Early North Dakota Partner to the 3,300 parents looking for child care each year through Child Care Aware of North Dakota.
  • Bright Box Marketing Toolkit
    • Parent Brag Bundle: Postcards for parents and stickers for children.
    • Newsletter, Graphics and more!
    • Yard Sign and Poster

Step 3: Activities & Experiences

  • Once awarded your program will receive Quality Rating Award Dollars for a job well done (dollar amount based on enrollment), see the Partner Handbook for details.
  • Access to exclusive benefits like reduced and low-cost training opportunities.
  • Enrollment into the state approved assessment system, Teaching Strategies GOLD® at a discounted rate. Plus, reimbursement for your first year!
  • Free online training opportunities to implement GOLD® into your program through MyTeachingStrategies™.
  • Name recognition on Bright & Early ND's social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter.
  • Placement on the Bright & Early ND Program Partner Map.
  • Permission to use the Bright & Early ND logo in your marketing materials.
  • Priority listing as a Bright & Early North Dakota Partner to the 3,300 parents looking for child care each year through Child Care Aware of North Dakota.
  • Name recognition on Bright & Early ND's social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter.
  • Bright Box Marketing Toolkit
    • Parent Brag Bundle: Postcards for parents and stickers for children.
    • Newsletter, Graphics and more!
    • Yard Sign and Poster

Step 4: Relationships & Interactions

  • Once awarded your program will receive Quality Rating Award Dollars for a job well done (dollar amount based on enrollment), see the Partner Handbook for details.
  • Access to exclusive benefits like reduced and low-cost training opportunities.
  • Free online training opportunities to implement implement the Classroom Assessment Scoring System® (CLASS®) into your program through myTeachstone™.
  • Free online access to all things CLASS® including resources, videos and articles through myTeachstone™.
  • Name recognition on Bright & Early ND's social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter.
  • Placement on the Bright & Early ND Program Partner Map.
  • Permission to use the Bright & Early ND logo in your marketing materials.
  • Priority listing as a Bright & Early North Dakota Partner to the 3,300 parents looking for child care each year through Child Care Aware of North Dakota.
  • Name recognition on Bright & Early ND's social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter.
  • Statewide recognition of your official 'Step 4 Quality Assured' status.
  • Bright Box Marketing Toolkit
    • Parent Brag Bundle: Postcards for parents and stickers for children.
    • Newsletter, Graphics and more!
    • Yard Sign, Poster and a Bright & Early ND Quality Assured Banner!