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WHY JOIN THE THRIVE NETWORK?

The Thrive Network provides free resources, professional development and peer connection for Oklahoma home child care providers and prospective providers. While you take care of working Oklahomans’ families, we take care of you, supplying the support and guidance you need to be successful. 

BENEFITS

  • National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) Executive Level Membership

  • NAFCC Accreditation Self-Study Kit with trained mentor support 

  • Free Telehealth and Teletherapy for you, your family and your assistants

  • Access to specialized trainings like the Pyramid Model Community of Practice 

  • Subscription to shared services

  • Subscription to Brightwheel (child management software) 

  • Monthly newsletter

  • Monthly trainings tailored towards family child care home providers

Help Oklahoma Thrive - Support working parents and your community by becoming a child care provider today!

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YOUR
CHILD CARE
RESOURCE

Colette, Childcare Provider

“I am so grateful for the business coaching program and I hope it continues because it's been a lifesaver for me.”
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Special Event:
Hispanic Thrive Group Training

Topic: PBS EdCamp in Spanish
Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Rainbow Fleet (OKC)

Date: July 13, 2024

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

North Central Region

Topic: Loose Parts with speaker Holly Turvey
Time: 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: Hospice of N. Central Oklahoma

Date: July 13, 2024

North East Region

Topic: TBA
Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Date: July 27,, 2024

North West Region

Topic: The Importance of Outside Play!
Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Date: July 13, 2024

OKC Region

Topic: PBS Kids Ed Camp
Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Rainbow Fleet

Date: July 13, 2024

South Central Region

Topic: Self Care
Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: East Central University - CCR&R Offices

Date: July 27, 2024

South East Region

Topic: Teacher-Led Physical Activity
Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Date: July 13, 2024

 South West Region

Topic: E-Communication: Etiquette & Best Practices
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Location: Lawton, OK

Date: July 13, 2024

Tulsa Region

Topic: Food Safety
Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Date: July 27, 2024

  • I’m a prospective home child care provider. How will joining Thrive help me?
    You opened a child care center because you love children. However, running any business-even one from home-takes a variety of skills including sales, money management and technical know-how. The Thrive Network helps you sustain and grow your business with the services, resources and training you need to be successful.
  • I'm considering opening a child care business out of my home. How can joining the Thrive Network help me?
    You might be considering a family child care business because you love children. However, running any business-even one from home-takes a variety of skills including sales, money management and technical know-how. The Thrive Network helps you sustain and grow your business with the services, resources and training you need to be successful.
  • Who can join Thrive?
    Anyone who intends to open or run a family child care home can join the Thrive Network. It’s a great way to ensure your business is a success and it’s FREE!
  • Why do parents choose family child care?
    Many working parents choose home-based child care due to the flexible operating hours, the opportunity for siblings to be cared for together, lower costs and the home-like setting that can be more compatible with the cultural or language background of families.
  • Tulsa Region Monthly Thrive Training
    Topic: Food Safety Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Date: July 27, 2024 Topic: Vegetable Cookery with Family Child Care Homes Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Date: August 24, 2024
  • North Central Region Monthly Thrive Training
    Topic: Loose Parts Speaker: Holly Turvey Location: Hospice of N. Central Oklahoma Time: 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Date: July 13, 2024 Topic: Building Your Brand Speaker: Ashleigh Burns Location: Hospice of N. Central Oklahoma Time: 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Date: August 3, 2024
  • North West Region Monthly Thrive Training
    Topic: The Importance of Outside Play! A training focused on incorporating outside play into the daily schedule. Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Date: July 13, 2024 Topic: Literacy is Fun! A training focused on how to make literacy fun. Speaker: Latoya Peyton. Latoya owns a FCCH in Enid and has published her own children's book. Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Date: August 10, 2024
  • South Central Region Monthly Thrive Training
    Topic: Self Care Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: East Central University - CCR&R Offices Date: July 27, 2024 Topic: Circle Time Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: East Central University - CCR&R Offices Date: August 17, 2024
  • South East Region Monthly Thrive Training
    Topic: Teacher-Led Physical Activity Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Date: July 13, 2024 Topic: Routines Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Date: August 10, 2024
  • South West Region Monthly Thrive Training
    Topic: E-Communications: Etiquette & Best Practices Speaker: Jonna Brown-Turner Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Lawton, OK Date: July 13, 2024 Topic: Navigating Autism Speaker: The Autism Foundation Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Lawton, OK Date: August 24, 2024
  • Oklahoma City Region Monthly Thrive Training
    Topic: PBS Kids Ed Camp Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Rainbow Fleet Date: July 13, 2024 Topic: Reignite Your Why Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Date: August 3, 2024
  • North East Region Monthly Thrive Training
    Topic: TBA Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Date: July 27, 2024 Topic: TBA Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Date: August 24, 2024 Topic: TBA Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Date: September 28, 2024
  • Hispanic Providers Group
    Topic: PBS EdCamp in Spanish Time: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Location: Rainbow Fleet Date: July 13, 2024 Topic: Lesson Planning Time: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Location: Rainbow Fleet Date: August 3, 2024
  • Why do FAQs matter?
    FAQs are a great way to help site visitors find quick answers to common questions about your business and create a better navigation experience.
  • What is an FAQ section?
    An FAQ section can be used to quickly answer common questions about your business like "Where do you ship to?", "What are your opening hours?", or "How can I book a service?".
  • Where can I add my FAQs?
    FAQs can be added to any page on your site or to your Wix mobile app, giving access to members on the go.
  • How do I add a new question & answer?
    To add a new FAQ follow these steps: 1. Manage FAQs from your site dashboard or in the Editor 2. Add a new question & answer 3. Assign your FAQ to a category 4. Save and publish. You can always come back and edit your FAQs.
  • How do I edit or remove the 'Frequently Asked Questions' title?
    You can edit the title from the FAQ 'Settings' tab in the Editor. To remove the title from your mobile app go to the 'Site & App' tab in your Owner's app and customize.
  • Can I insert an image, video, or GIF in my FAQ?
    Yes. To add media follow these steps: 1. Manage FAQs from your site dashboard or in the Editor 2. Create a new FAQ or edit an existing one 3. From the answer text box click on the video, image or GIF icon 4. Add media from your library and save.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

As a Thrive Network member you are also entitled to all resources available through the Oklahoma CCR&R network.

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JOIN THE THRIVE NETWORK

The Thrive Network only accepts applicants who operate or want to operate a home child care service 

in the state of Oklahoma.

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