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New to Great Kids™? Here are some common questions and answers.

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FAQs for New Customers

If you have a question not answered here, please email info@greatkidsinc.net.  We look forward to hearing from you! 

About Materials, Handouts, & Manuals

Do you offer materials/handouts for families as well?

Yes! For our Great Kids™ certified Supervisors in either GGK® Next Generation or GGK® Preschool, supervisors receive access to downloadable parent handouts for printing or your program has the option to purchase pre-printed parent handbooks as well.

Does Great Kids™ offer electronic/digital access to manuals?

At this time, Great Kids™ only offers manuals in hard copy.  We are continuing to explore other options for our curriculum manuals including making them available for e-readers and tablets.  We are still some time away from that being a possibility, but we are committed to support our partners needs as we can.

What languages are Great Kids™ materials offered in?

All Great Kids™ materials are available in English. Several are also available in Spanish. To find out more about which curricula are available in Spanish or if you have further questions, please email info@greatkidsinc.net.

How can I preview Great Kids™ materials?

Join us for an Introductory Webinar. Pick a time and date convenient to your schedule.

Does Great Kids™ offer anything for parenting groups?

Yes, our Growing Great Socializations (GGS) curriculum is a companion curriculum to GGK® Prenatal to 36 and Preschool series specifically designed for groups. 

Questions on Assessments

Does Great Kids™ offer or recommend an assessment?

Great Kids™ does not offer an accompanying assessment, nor do we recommend specific assessments as our partners utilize a wide range of assessment options and have found success integrating them with GGK®.

Does Great Kids™ offer a Fidelity Assessment or Guide?

Yes! Our GGK® Next Generation curriculum updates include a Fidelity Guide with accompanying assessment.  To learn more about these new product features, please visit our Next Generation Curriculum page. 

Questions on Costs

Are there ongoing costs that I should plan for? i.e.: replacement manuals, supplies, etc.

While there are no recurring licensing fees, many programs do budget for replacement manuals due to normal wear and tear as well as replenishing supplies used for activities. 

Are there recurring licensing fees?

No.  GGK® has no recurring or annual certification or licensing fees. It is affordable and is structured to be financially sustainable with a front-loaded cost structure.

Are there reporting requirements?

No.

What are the costs?

To provide program flexibility, we offer a variety of certification options. To get a quote for your specific needs, contact us today.

  • No annual re-certification
  • No licensing fees

Certification Questions

Who must be certified in order to use Great Kids™ materials?

Any home visitor or supervisor implementing the curriculum with families. Home Visitors must also be supervised by a Supervisor also certified in the same series. 

Can we access the materials prior to our certification seminar?

No, home visitors/supervisors must be certified in a GGK® seminar prior to using the curriculum.

What post training supports are available?

We have post training supports available for both home visitors and supervisors alike.

Are there any educational/degree requirements to be certified in Great Kids™?

No.  That would be an agency or model specific requirement. 

Curriculum 

Does the curriculum support the Protective Factors?

Yes.  Please visit our Protective Factors page to learn more.

We are a Healthy Families America site, how does Great Kids™ align with the HFA model?

Healthy Families America and Great Kids™ have worked in partnership for many years focused on the development & delivery of training & curriculum for Healthy Families America (HFA) sites.  Please see our Model Alignment page to learn more.

We are a Head Start/Early Head Start site, how does Great Kids™ align with our model?

The Growing Great Kids™ Home Based Curricula Series exceeds all Head Start Curriculum requirements.  Please visit our Model Alignment page to learn more.

Getting Started with Great Kids

How do I learn more or get started?

Start by scheduling, at your convenience, a free 30-minute webinar to learn more about how your organization might benefit from Great Kids™ affordable curriculum with no recurring licensing fees or certification requirements. 

Growing Great Kids® Next Generation P-36

Our latest effort to support the work of Home Visiting, our Growing Great Kids® Next Generation (GGK®) Curriculum materials.

GGK® for Preschoolers

A Curriculum & Certification Program for Home Visitors aimed at fostering the growth of nurturing, developmentally enriched parenting skills, building protective factors for children 3 to 5 years old.

Other Products and Training

Great Kids™ is dedicated to supporting programs and practitioners with a variety of curricula and training options.

How to Get Started

Start by scheduling a free 30-minute webinar to learn more about how your organization might benefit from Great Kids™ affordable curriculum with no recurring costs.

Schedule Your Free Webinar Today

Frequently Asked Questions from Our New Customers

Please review common questions for those that are new to Great Kids™. Book your free, personalized webinar to learn more.

For Our Existing Customers

Thank you for being part of the Great Kids™ family of agencies and programs. Support from Great Kids™ is just a click or phone call away.

Pre and Post Certification Products

All the tools you need to start using Great Kids™ Curriculum right away and to continue to enhance the effectiveness of your program. 

Ordering Materials

Need replacement manuals? Want to add to your library of Great Kids™ resources? Find everything you need here.

  • New Products
  • Replacement Materials
  • Spanish Materials Available

Existing Customer FAQs

Are you a past or current customer of Great Kids™? Find common questions and answers here.

Pricing Information for Existing Customers

Find pricing for companion products and other programs.

About Great Kids™

In partnership with home visitors, we’ve helped hundreds of thousands of children feel safe and secure, loved and valued, curious and capable.

Research

Great Kids™ has incorporated decades of theoretical and empirical foundations regarding the kinds of interventions that have been shown to make a difference for children into the Growing Great Kids® Prenatal to 5 Years and Growing Great Families® curricula.

Alignment With Program Models

Our curricula are flexible enough to be used within a multitude of program models.

Protective Factors

The research-based principles of the Protective Factors Framework were foundational in the development of the Growing Great Kids® Curriculum.

Open Enrollment

View upcoming virtual seminar open enrollment dates and subject areas.

News and Updates

Find informative articles about growing creativity in young children, welcoming a new sibling, playing outside, as well as general Great Kids™ updates.

Leave Us a Message

Great Kids, Inc.
100 North 72nd Avenue
Wausau, WI 54401

Open Enrollment

For more information or to begin the registration process please contact us at info@greatkidsinc.net. We look forward to partnering with you!

 

Nov 9-13 REMAP

Nov 16-20 Next Generation P-36

Nov 30-Dec 4 Next Generation P-36

Dec 7-11 Classic P-36

Dec 14-16 Preschool Advanced

Jan 11-15 Next Generation P-36

Jan 25-29 Next Generation P-36

Jan 25-29 Classic P-36

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