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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:
2024 Hispanic Child Care Provider Conference

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Date: June 1, 2024
Location: NCED Conference Center in Norman, OK


REGISTER HERE

UPCOMING EVENTS

North Central Region

Topic: Working with Sensory Sensitive Children
Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Date: May 4, 2024

North East Region

Topic: School Readiness & Zones of Regulation
Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Date: May 18, 2024

North West Region

Topic: Building Your Brand Part 2
Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Date: May 18, 2024

OKC Region

Topic: Regional Reconnect Event:
Choice of Early Birds or Lights & Shadows (English & Spanish sessions)

Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Date: May 18, 2024

South Central Region

Topic: Child Abuse Awareness
Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Date: May 18, 2024

South East Region

Topic: Behavior & Guidance
Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Date: May 11, 2024

 South West Region

Topic: Boundaries & Self-Care
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Date: May 11, 2024

Tulsa Region

Topic: TBA
Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Date: May 18, 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: TBA Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Date: May 18, 2024 Topic: TBA Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Date: June 8, 2024
  • North Central Region Monthly Thrive Training
    Topic: Working with Sensory Sensitive Children Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Date: May 4, 2024 Topic: Intentional Growth Planning: Achieving Goals & Dreams Time: 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Date: June 1, 2024
  • North West Region Monthly Thrive Training
    Topic: Building Your Brand Part 2 Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Date: May 18, 2024 Topic: The Professional in You Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Date: June 15, 2024
  • South Central Region Monthly Thrive Training
    Topic: Child Abuse Awareness Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Date: May 18, 2024 Topic: NAFCC Awareness Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Date: June 8, 2024
  • South East Region Monthly Thrive Training
    Topic: Behavior & Guidance Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Date: May 11, 2024 Topic: Business Basics Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Date: June 8, 2024
  • South West Region Monthly Thrive Training
    Topic: Boundaries and Self-Care Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Date: May 11, 2024 Topic: You Can Have Your Cake & Eat It Too! Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Date: June 8, 2024
  • Oklahoma City Region Monthly Thrive Training
    Topic: Regional Reconnect Event: Choice of Early Birds (3-5) or Lights & Shadows (English & Spanish sessions) Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Date: May 18, 2024 Topic: TBA Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Date: June 8, 2024
  • North East Region Monthly Thrive Training
    Topic: School Readiness & Zones of Regulation Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Date: May 18, 2024 Topic: Outdoor Learning Environments Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Date: June 22, 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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