Aug 21, 2020 8:55:23 AM

4 Ways to Support Your Childcare Staff and Boost Morale During COVID-19

Childcare | Preschool | Business | ECE | COVID-19
During stressful times, staff members look to their leaders for support and encouragement. As the leader of a childcare center or preschool, you’re in a position to support some of the most valuable and essential workers of all: early educators. If your ...
Aug 7, 2020 11:17:02 AM

What to Do if Someone in Your Childcare Center Gets COVID-19

Childcare | Preschool | Business | ECE | COVID-19
This article is an excerpt from our free eBook, 4 Keys to Building a More Resilient Early Education Center During COVID-19. Download the full eBook here. While we all hope it will never happen, childcare providers need to be prepared for the possibility of a ...
Jul 24, 2020 10:27:11 AM

How to Start a Distance Learning Program for Early Education

Childcare | Preschool | Business | ECE | COVID-19
During this time of uncertainty, many early education centers are preparing for the possibility of a future COVID-19 closure—either due to a regional flare-up or a confirmed case within their own center. For many childcare businesses, an extended closure with ...
Jul 16, 2020 9:07:44 AM

How to Manage Enrollment at Your Childcare Center in a Time of Uncertainty

Childcare | Preschool | Business | ECE | COVID-19
During COVID-19, many families are hesitant to send their children outside of the home. Regardless of your capacity, your childcare center or preschool may be experiencing lower enrollment due to families’ concerns about safety or finances. It’s challenging ...
Jul 9, 2020 9:59:53 AM

How First Kids Academy Avoided a COVID-19 Outbreak

Childcare | Preschool | Daycare | COVID-19
Difficult decisions presented by COVID-19   First Kids Academy is an established 50-year-old center located within First Baptist Church in Grand Prairie, Texas. Their mission is to provide families with a quality education and childcare in a safe, loving, and ...
Jun 30, 2020 1:22:28 PM

How to Keep Families Updated on Your Center's Health and Safety Policies

Childcare | Preschool | Business | ECE | COVID-19
As COVID-19 conditions continue to change and cases increase across the U.S., it’s important to communicate frequently with families, whether your center is open, in the process of reopening, or even facing a future closure. Frequent communication can help ...
Jun 17, 2020 4:13:16 PM

Top 6 brightwheel Features to Keep Your Students and Staff Safe

Childcare | Preschool | ECE | COVID-19
As a result of COVID-19, many centers are stepping up their policies and procedures to keep their centers safe and to avoid potential disruptions to operations. At brightwheel, we’ve been working hard on new features that help your center ensure safety and ...
Jun 17, 2020 8:58:39 AM

What Childcare Providers Need to Know About the Paycheck Protection Program Updates

Childcare | Preschool | Business | ECE | COVID-19
The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has provided financial relief to small businesses, like childcare centers and preschools, during COVID-19. Whether you have already applied and received funding, or you’re planning to in the near future, you will want to ...
Jun 4, 2020 11:09:30 AM

How To Share Information with Families as Your Childcare Center Reopens

Childcare | Preschool | Business | ECE | COVID-19
As your childcare center or daycare prepares to reopen, your families will naturally be curious about your new policies—and what you’re doing to keep their children safe. It’s important to communicate proactively to make families feel prepared, comfortable, ...
May 28, 2020 8:53:27 AM

How To Ensure Health and Safety as Your Childcare Center Reopens

Childcare | Preschool | Business | ECE | COVID-19
As childcare centers prepare to reopen, the health and safety of students and staff are a top concern. In this guide, we’ll cover five adjustments you can make to keep your center as safe as possible. These guidelines are based on recommendations from the ...
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