FAQs for New Customers

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

How can we help?

Get answers to your questions.

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! Supervisors certified in either GGK® Next Generation P-36 or GGK® Next Generation for Preschoolers Series receive access to downloadable parent handouts for printing, emailing, texting, and screen sharing. Additionally, programs have the option to purchase pre-printed parent handbooks.

Does Great Kids offer electronic/digital access to manuals?

At this time, Great Kids only offers manuals in hard copy.  We continue exploring other options for our curriculum manuals, including making them available for e-readers and tablets.

What languages are Great Kids materials offered in?

All Great Kids materials are available in English. Others 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 Consultation. Pick a time and date convenient to your schedule.

Does Great Kids offer anything for parenting groups?

We offer the Growing Great Socializations (GGS) Curriculum, a companion curriculum to GGK® Prenatal to 36 months, and the Preschool Classic series specifically designed for groups. This certification is being updated to align with the Next Generation materials.

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. 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 no recurring licensing fees exist, many programs budget for replacement manuals due to normal wear and tear and replenishing supplies used for activities. We also have pre-printed parent handbooks available for purchase. To learn more, contact our orders@greatkidsinc.net.

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 GGK curriculum with families must be certified. Home Visitors must also be supervised by a Supervisor certified in the same series.

Can we access the materials prior to our certification seminar?

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

What post training supports are available?

We have post-training supports available for both home visitors and supervisors alike. For specifics, contact us at info@greatkidsinc.net.

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.

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.

Getting Started with Great Kids

How do I learn more or get started?

Start by scheduling, at your convenience, a complimentary consultation to learn more about how your organization might benefit from Great Kid’s affordable curriculum with no recurring licensing fees or certification requirements.