Pricing and Benefits to Administer Northstar at Your Location

Schools, businesses, libraries, and workforce centers can all use Northstar.
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Plan Single Network Large Network Business
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.

Consultation and Training

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.

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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.

Benefits of Becoming a Northstar Location

  1. A unique testing launch page that automatically saves all results with test takers' first and last names.
  2. Badge exampleCan award certificates and specialized digital badges to end-users when they pass each assessment.
  3. Technical supportCan access online assistance and technical support.
  4. Admin report regarding # of assessments by topicHave an admin portal to view assessment results, create learner accounts, and view learner progress. See example reports.
  5. NSOL DashboardReceive access to Northstar Online Learning (our learning management system) and classroom curricula.
  6. View more information on Northstar features.

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