Accelerated Pathway Application – Accredited Child Care

The Accelerated Pathway application process for accredited child care programs.

An Accelerated Pathway is available to all licensed accredited child care programs. Not sure if you should be participating in the Accelerated Pathway? Read more about the Rating Pathways.

To begin the Rating process, make sure your child care program is accredited by an approved accrediting body.


Application Resources for Licensed Accredited Child Care Programs

Programs can apply for the Accelerated Pathway by submitting a paper application or they can apply online through their program’s Develop Organization Profile. All programs must complete a paper Participation Agreement.

Send completed materials to:


Child Care Aware of Minnesota
Attn: Parent Aware Rating Team
10 River Park Plaza, Suite 820
Saint Paul, MN 55107


We are happy to answer questions and offer support during the Rating process. Find the contact person for licensed accredited child care programs.

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