Joining PRO is a way for you to get on-going support and to renew yourself so you can give support to others. Most of all, your dream of providing love and care and nurturing to the children in your care can be kept alive. Those not in the child care business but who support the mission of PRO are also encouraged to join too. Help make providing quality child care in Oregon an important goal for your family, your business, and your community. Your membership dues will go toward providing ongoing training and support for the people who have the primary responsibility of caring for the children in your community. PRO Now offers a variety of membership options to better provide our services to the child care community.
Standard Provider Membership: $60
Employee Add-on Membership: $50 each
Staff Membership: $50 each
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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.
Joining PRO has never been easier
Option 1: Join Online
Step 1: Fill out the online application below
Step 2: Pay for your membership(s) via Paypal below Online applications without online payment will not be processed. You can print your Paypal payment confirmation if needing proof of membership prior to your membership being processed. Please allow 2-4 weeks processing to receive membership card but you can register for conference immediately after applying.
Option 2: Mail it in
Complete the membership application and mail it in with a check or money order Applications without payment enclosed will not be processed. Please allow approx. 4-6 weeks for your membership to be processed if choosing this option.
Send payments and applications to:
PRO P.O. Box 4826 Portland, OR 97208
All members will receive their membership cards and other information such as our PRO-gram (monthly update) via email address.
Members must provide an email to receive these benefits
REMEMBER TO FILL OUT THE JOIN ONLINE TODAY FORM BELOW TO THE LEFT AND THEN PURCHASE YOUR MEMBERSHIP BELOW ON THE RIGHT.
STEP 1: Fill out the Join online today form below left
STEP 2: Select and Pay via Paypal below right
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PRO Standard Provider Membership
$ 60.00 USD
This is our standard membership. If you are a business owner (Provider) or Director/Owner of a childcare please select this option.
PRO Employee Annual Membership- Add on
$ 50.00 USD
This membership can only be added on to a primary membership and may not be purchased without a primary membership.
You may purchase as many employee add on memberships as you would like but only employees and those professionally affliated with the primary member's business may use the add on membership.
This membership is placed in the primary membership's name.
PRO Staff Annual Membership
$ 50 USD
This membership is for those who are staff at a child care program (employed or volunter.) You must register the company name with your registration. This membership is not transferrable to others.
If you are the director or owner of a child care center/ family child care or other program please select a primary membership.
Need help or have questions about joining?
Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or to contact the membership coordinator about your current membership: email@example.com