How To Become a Member

It’s easy to become a Growing Futures member, and there are many advantages to joining. Members have access to services that basic account holders do not receive. These include:

  • Access to your complete Learning Record and reports designed specifically for the national CDA Credentialing process
  • The ability to identify your employer and attach yourself to your employer’s organization account
  • Verified professional qualifications to use when looking for employment
  • Career Pathways placement
  • Allows you to apply to become an approved trainer and/or consultant
  • Allows you to participate in the Bright & Early quality rating and improvement system. Growing Futures membership may also be required to participate in some of the support services that are offered by Child Care Aware® of North Dakota.

Membership Application Process Flowchart (PDF, 89.01 KB)

Membership is free and voluntary. You can decide to become a member at any time:

  • Log in to your basic account.
  • Select “Become a member” on your main page.
  • Complete each section of the membership profile. Remember to select “Save and Continue” at the end of each section.
  • On the last page, review your information and select “Submit”.
  • You’ll receive emails to remind you to send documents to make your profile as complete and professional as possible.
  • It’s important to know that all membership accounts must be renewed every 12 months and trainer accounts must be renewed every 24 months to ensure that your data is always up-to-date. You can also update your membership profile at any time.