Membership type and fees:
As of July 1st, 2017
Standard Provider Membership $60
Employee Add-on Membership $50 each
Staff Membership $50
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Standard Provider Membership ($60)
This membership is for business owners. This includes registered/certified/exempt providers as well as center directors and owners.
Employee Add-on Membership ($50 each)
This membership is available for Standard Provider Members to purchase as additional memberships. This type of membership can be used by anyone interchangeably who is employed or directly linked to their childcare facility. This membership is placed in the Standard Provider Member’s name. Standard Provider Members who wish to send multiple employees to events/trainings must purchase multiple add on memberships.
Staff Membership ($50)
This membership is designed for those working for or associated with any type of child care focused business. This membership works exactly like our Standard Provider Membership but is offered at a discounted rate to non-business owners. Those wishing to use this type of membership must provider the business name they are associated with as part of the membership application.
Member Benefits Include:
Monthly Chapter Meetings/Trainings: Monthly each chapter hosts a member meeting consisting of the combination of the following: PRO chapter business, social networking, trainings ranging from about 1-2 hours and are either set 1 or set 2. All members of PRO are allowed admittance to all chapter monthly meeting/trainings. Although members are assigned to their nearest chapter, members may attend any chapter’s meetings. Please see the PRO calendar online for upcoming meetings/trainings. Please RSVP to visiting chapter meetings/trainings.
Chapter Socials: Each chapter hosts a variety of socials for networking and connecting with other members. If you would like to attend a social that is not part of your assigned chapter, please contact that chapter facilitator to confirm space is available. Additional fees may apply to chapter socials.
Special trainings: PRO and our PRO chapters host special training events not connected with a monthly during various times through-out the year. These include events such as all day trainings and cohorts. Additional fees apply to these events; however, members receive member discounted registration fees. Some events are not open to NON PRO members.
PRO’s Annual Conference: Members are granted one registration at the discounted membership rate for each membership they hold. Additionally members qualify for early bird registration discounts and scholarships when they are available.
PRO-gram: Members are added to the emailing list for member news. PRO sends out e-updates during various times during the year. These updates allow our members to be the first to hear of PRO news, announcements, and other updates.
Proof of membership: PRO provides each member with a membership card (sent via email) allowing our members proof of membership to a professional organization.
Online Member Listing: PRO provides an online listing of our members on our website. This tool is used by other PRO members and the community at large. A benefit to being part of our Online Listing is that it allows potential clients to search for child care providers in their area. To be excluded from this listing please submit the online form found on our website.