Additional Child Care Business Resources
The Center for Inclusive Child Care provides free relationship-based professional development including support, training, modeling, and resources to child care programs throughout Minnesota.
Child Care Aware of Minnesota supports educators, children, families, and communities with resources, grants, scholarships, training and emergency preparedness.
The Debra S. Fish Early Childhood Library houses the largest collection of Early Learning books, resources, and research assistance in connection with the Saint Paul Public Library system. A librarian offers tailored reading kits, assistance in previewing and selecting high quality curriculum, and guidance in choosing the best business resources for your needs.
Develop is an online registry that has the tools you need to find and track your Early Childhood Education professional development.
First Children’s Finance helps child care entrepreneurs start and grow sustainable child care businesses.
The Minnesota Children’s Cabinet aligns state leaders around children and families by better coordinating data, money, people, and policy.
Parent Aware is Minnesota’s quality rating and improvement system for child care and early education. Star ratings showcase that participants are willing to go above the basic healthy and safety requirements to help our littlest Minnesotan’s prepare for kindergarten.
Licensing for Home-Based Child Care
Ramsey County offers trainings and licenses family child care in homes and settings other than child care centers.
Receive three text messages of fun facts, and easy tips on how to increase your child’s motor skills, improve language and health development, to help get them ready for kindergarten.
Ramsey County Early Childhood Academy is a part of the Ramsey County Investment and Support Efforts program, funded through the American Rescue Plan Act.