1. Child Care Licensing System Update

    The North Dakota Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Early Childhood Section has launched the online Child Care Licensing (CCL) System.

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  2. Step 1 Quality Rating Automation

    The Bright & Early ND Team is pleased to announce Step 1 Quality Rating automation. The Step 1 automation process will allow quicker processing times and easier access for programs pursuing continuous quality improvement.

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  3. Workforce Incentives and Stipends

    The North Dakota Department of Human Services is offering stipends to help retain and reward early childhood professionals for their work caring for children, along with incentives to reward individuals for completing approved training and education milestones.

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