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Professionals & Caregivers

Minnesota depends on you. We count on child care professionals to nurture our children, prepare them for kindergarten and support their working parents. We are here to help. Keep your skills current through our online and face-to-face courses, reach for Parent Aware Stars, apply for grant dollars, educational scholarships or the Minnesota Child Care Credential.

Your local Child Care Aware staffers can help you with more information about grants, professional development, and Parent Aware.   To locate them, click here.