Services & Staff

Staff Directory by Services

Child Care Aware® of North Dakota delivers services statewide. 

800-997-8515  

  • Inclusion Support for Children with Challenging Behaviors & Special Needs
  • USpireND Inclusion Coaches provide educational resources, onsite observation and helpful strategies to providers who serve children with special health, behavioral, and developmental needs.

  • CASSIE T. | USpireND Inclusion Coach
    CASSIE T. | USpireND Inclusion Coach

    Cassie.tofteland@uspirend.org
    (Office) 701-997-1950

  • ASHLEY  | USpireND Inclusion Coach
    ASHLEY | USpireND Inclusion Coach

    ashley.stroth@uspirend.org
    (Office) 701-997-1957

  • Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Coaches for QRIS
  • Continuous Quality Improvement coaches provide support to providers participating in Bright & Early, North Dakota's Quality Rating & Improvement System.

  • ERIN |  Coach for QRIS
    ERIN | Coach for QRIS

    ekitzman@nd.gov
    (Office) 701-239-8973
    (Cell) 701-805-1169

  • Building Quality Coaches (Start Up and General TA)
  • Child Care Aware® of North Dakota Building Quality coaches offer start up and ongoing consultation and support for licensed child care programs.
    800-997-8515 (option 3) | StartChildCare@ndchildcare.org

  • VERLA  |  Start Up Coordinator
    VERLA | Start Up Coordinator
  • Western North Dakota
  • PAIGE  |  Early Childhood Consultant
    PAIGE | Early Childhood Consultant
  • Eastern North Dakota
  • BRITTANY  |  Early Childhood Consultant
    BRITTANY | Early Childhood Consultant
  • Professional Learning Services Staff
  • Child Care Aware® of North Dakota Professional Learning Services provides training to help you strengthen your skills, earn advanced credentials, and grow your career.
    800-997-8515 (option 2) | Training@ndchildcare.org

  • BRIANNA | Professional Development Specialist
    BRIANNA | Professional Development Specialist