Families find quality child care and early education
Programs improve their practices
Children benefit from care and education that will prepare them for
school and life.
We believe that…
Every child has unique gifts and abilities to celebrate and nurture
All families deserve equitable access to quality care and education for their
Quality early learning from trained and culturally competent professionals
makes a difference for children
Children learn through relationships and playful interactions with their
families, peers, providers, teachers, and environment
We commit to…
Advancing inclusive practices that build on family, child, and community
Helping care and education programs adopt best practices and serve
children of all cultures, races, ethnicities, languages, beliefs, and abilities
Offering services and supports from people who reflect our diverse
Supporting practices that will lead to closing the achievement gap for young
Promote the importance of high-quality inclusive care and education
programs and practices to all Minnesotans
Offer professional growth for child care and early education professionals
through cutting-edge, culturally-responsive training, education, and coaching
Always improve Parent Aware services through evaluation, listening to
parents and providers, and using the latest methods, models, and research.
Quality starts with you, your child and Parent Aware. Our Learn section is a great place to find articles and guides that will assist you in your search. You can also begin your search now, either online or by calling Parent Aware at 888.291.9811.