Escalones Rewards

When you participate in ESCALONES Rewards, you can get paid for key steps you take to improve your business and caregiving.

See below for a list of rewards and the documentation you’ll need. Check back here for more updates as new rewards are added! Enroll by clicking here today!

Rewards between $25-$500 will be paid for achievements like:

  • Completing the 45 hour course or the Child Development Certificate
  • Getting registered or licensed with the Early Childhood Education and Care Department (ECECD)
  • Claiming your site on child care finder
  • Registering in EPICS
  • Joining FOCUS or increasing a star level

Sample List of Rewards

The list below shows how much you can earn for each achievement. Our coaches can help you get there.

*Please note that providers may only earn rewards for achievements completed after enrollment in ESCALONES: Rewards. Rewards will be paid depending on funding available.

Business and Professional Development Achievements

AmountAchievement Documentation
$25 Claim your site on child care finderScreenshot of your verified site from the child care finder webpage.
$75Create a Profit and Loss Statement (P&L)Copy of the P&L Statement.
$100Sign up for FOCUSAn email from the Early Childhood Education and Care Department (ECECD) that has your assigned FOCUS consultant
$100 Enroll an additional child under 5Copy or photo of enrollment form with start date
$125Open a business bank accountEmail or letter confirming new account
$200Complete 45 hour courseCertificate of completion
$250Increase Star level in FOCUSEmail documenting FOCUS Star level increase
$500Complete Child Development Certificate (CDC)Image of Child Development Certificate.

Administrative and Regulatory Achievements

AmountAchievement Documentation
$100 Register your business with city or countyCopy or photo of your business license
$100Register in EPICS Child Care Provider DashboardEmail confirming that you are registered in EPICS
$100Register for Food Program (Child and Adult Care Food Program – CACFP)Email or letter confirming CACFP registration
$150Adopt a new technology! (e.g. electronic expense tracking, using a Child Care Management Software (CCMS) system like Wonderschool, Brightwheel, and moreTechnology achievements subject to team review
$200Become a Registered Home with the Early Childhood Education and Care Department (ECECD)Copy of ECECD Registration
$400Become a Licensed Home (family or group home) with ECECDCopy of the ECECD License
Plus a $10 Bonus Reward when you share a photo of yourself with your achievement!

Questions?

Email escalones@growingupnm.org with any questions, or call 505-819-0136.