|Non-profit, library, school, workforce center with one location||Non-profits, libraries, schools, workforce centers with 3-6 locations||Non-profits, libraries, schools, workforce centers with 6+ locations, or statewide networks||For-profit organizations of any size|
|Price||$500 per year||$1,200 per year||Contact us for custom pricing|
|Is your organization in Minnesota?||In Minnesota? Your organization may qualify for a subsidized rate. Please contact us for custom pricing.|
|Quotas - Comes with||Up to 3500 assessments per year, with optional greater capacity*||Up to 3,500 assessments per year at each location, with optional greater capacity*|
|Features||Our many resources and features common to all subscribers||
Our many resources and features common to all subscribers, plus:
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Note to individuals: if you are wanting to take an assessment, Northstar is free to use. You can take assessments on our homepage, or alternatively take them through a participating Northstar location to earn a certificate.
* — Above 3500 assessments, assessments cost $30 per 1000 assessments. For example, a Northstar location that has 5000 total assessments in 1 year will accrue $45 in additional fees. Unused assessments do not carry over year to year.
Staff have significant skills and expertise in areas including Best Practices in Northstar Implementation, Getting Started with Northstar, Integrating Northstar into Current Educational Programming, Using Northstar Remotely, Implementing a Digital Navigation Program, and Training staff or volunteers to be Digital Navigators. Each training is customized to your organization’s needs, and includes consultation with Northstar staff to create a presentation specific to you. This training is provided for a fee; please contact us for pricing.
Becoming a Northstar location has many tangible benefits, such as accessing data about your end-users' assessments and awarding certificates.
If you have any questions, please contact us. We regret that we are unable to provide phone support.
We first started looking at this when some of our participants were dropping out of training programs because they were unable to keep up with the technology demands with the training vendor. We began marketing the assessments and basic computer courses to promote employment success... we have less people dropping out of training programs, and we have good employment performance...