Start a Daycare – Daycare License Requirements for North Dakota

Daycare License Requirements for North Dakota

Worker requirements

Must have training and demonstrated ability to work with young children and have at least one of the following: AA in early childhood development; or CDA or similar local, state, or federal certification; or Montessori teacher certification; or HS diploma and one year experience in child care or a similar setting; or HS equivalency and one year experience in child care or a similar setting.

Provider / Child Ratio

Age Range Ratio For Center-based Care
0 – 24 months(1:4)
2 years(1:5)
3 years(1:7)
4 years(1:10)
5 years(1:12)
6 – 12 years(1:18)

 

Age Range Ratio For
Family Child Care
All ages(1:7)[plus 2 additional school age children before and after school]

 

Department of Human Services
Early Childhood Services
Children and Family Services
600 East Boulevard Avenue Department 325
Bismarck ND 58505-0250
Phone: (701) 328-2316
Toll Free: (800) 245-3736
Fax: (701) 328-3538
Email:dhscfs@nd.gov
Web site:http://www.nd.gov/dhs/services/childfamily/

 

Child care center

http://nrc.uchsc.edu/STATES/ND/nd_7.htm

North Dakota Childcare Providers Association – NDCCPI

North Dakota Association for the Education of Young Children – NDAEYC