Think of the possibilities.
Your job is important. Every interaction you have with children helps shape the person they'll grow up to be. Will they be ready for school? Will they be equipped with the tools for success in life? You have the opportunity for tremendous impact. And that's why we're here to help.
Think Small supports excellence in early learning for all types of professionals--providers, parent educators, and teachers. By offering classes, coaching, and financial support, we can help you become the best professional you can be. So you can help kids become the best people they can be.
When you're thinking of the possibilities, Think Small.
What is Parent Aware?
Parent Aware is the statewide Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) for Minnesota. Nearly every state in the country now has a QRIS. Learn more from the National QRIS Learning Network here.
What are the Program Benefits?
What are the steps to earn a Star Rating?
?Contact Jennifer Barshack, Parent Aware Recruiter for the Metro District with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 651.233.2297.
Free Parent Aware Information Sessions
See Scheduled Sessions and for Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Scott, Washington and other counties here
Parent Aware Information Session for Hennepin & Ramsey Counties
Thursday, February 25th, 6:30pm–8:00pm
Think Small West
2021 East Hennepin Avenue, Suite 250
Minneapolis, MN 55413
Please register with Kia Vang, Quality Supports Program Assistant
at email@example.com or 651.523.7283
Watch for additional Spring 2016 sessions for Hennepin & Ramsey counties to be scheduled for the July 2016 Cohort.
Like to do your own online research?
Find your child care business and see how parents are using Parent Aware to locate child care.
Check out information for providers on www.parentawareratings.org.
Help Grow the Parent Aware Community
Exclusive opportunity for Metro-area participating Parent Aware Family Child Care Programs!
Receive a $25 Target gift card when you refer a family child care provider who enrolls to become a star-rated Parent Aware program. Talk to your Quality Coach for details.
Learn More about Parent Aware, watch a video where Providers Speak about their experiences with Parent Aware.