May 21, 2020 9:33:06 AM

Communicating Tuition Changes to Families During COVID-19

Childcare | Preschool | Business | ECE | COVID-19
Now that it’s been a couple of months since COVID-19 began, some centers who had previously waived (or significantly reduced) tuition fees are finding that they need to begin building up revenue in order to weather the storm. However, if you haven’t been ...
May 7, 2020 8:27:41 AM

How to Ensure the Long-Term Financial Sustainability of Your Child Care Business

Childcare | Preschool | Business | ECE | COVID-19
The majority of child care providers are feeling the financial strain presented by COVID-19. With many centers remaining closed, and a few starting to reopen far under capacity, providers are grappling with how to maintain financial stability to ensure the ...
Apr 30, 2020 9:10:29 AM

The Providers' Guide to Reopening

Childcare | Preschool | Business | ECE | COVID-19
Table of Contents  The new normal for child care providers How to decide when to reopen 1 month before reopening day - Get ahead of licensing requirements - Manage your enrollment pipeline - Update your policies and procedures    Updates to your facility   ...
Apr 24, 2020 4:30:53 PM

The 6 Things Providers Need to Know About the CARES Act

Childcare | ECE | COVID-19
This article was originally published on April 1, 2020. 1. Payroll Protection Plan (PPP) expands loan access and provides forgiveness to employers who maintain payroll According to Coach Brian Duprey, this is arguably the most important resource for preschool ...
Oct 4, 2019 1:51:54 PM

Electronic Door Locks

Childcare | Edtech | Preschool | Daycare
Many early education providers use some type of an electronic door lock. In the past, some of these locks were directly integrated into a legacy software via a connection to a personal computer. While this type of integration may seem useful at the time, many ...
Jun 5, 2019 7:58:18 AM

What to Include in Your Child Care Parent Handbook

Childcare | Daycare
A child care parent handbook is the foundation of parent–staff communication and alignment. It should lay out all of the information parents need to establish a common understanding that keeps your child care running smoothly. By reading your handbook, ...
May 29, 2019 8:46:45 AM

Making the Most of a Toddler Daily Schedule for Daycare

Childcare | Teacher | Daycare
Daily schedules are an important part of any daycare center, as they are the foundation for children's learning. The social, emotional and physical development of toddlers is a core aim of daycare, and your center's programming is a direct reflection of that ...
May 7, 2019 7:50:07 PM

9 Essential Features of Child Care Manager Software

Childcare | Preschool | Teacher | Daycare
Deciding what software to use for your business is a big decision, especially when you are the manager of a child care center and not the head of an IT department.  Child care manager software can reduce your administrative load, improve your parent ...
Apr 30, 2019 6:06:20 AM

3 Tips to Make Curating Child Care Portfolios Easier

Childcare | Teacher | Daycare
Portfolios are one of the best tools for tracking child development and a great way to showcase how children in your care are progressing and growing. Creating them is a detailed task that spans the weeks or months — even years — that a child attends your ...
Apr 24, 2019 11:39:25 AM

8 Ways Child Care Management Software Helps Your Bottom Line

Childcare | Preschool | Daycare
We can all agree that there are no shortcuts when caring for children. Child care cannot be made more “efficient” — there is no quick way to foster a child's development. But the administration of a child care center, all the work you do to make the business ...
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