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Aug 16, 2021 11:17:36 AM

101 Ideas for Boosting Staff Engagement at Your Childcare Center or Preschool

Staff development | Staff retention | Staff appreciation
Working in early education is extremely rewarding, but it can also be challenging and lead to burnout for many teachers. Follow ...
Jul 15, 2021 11:58:54 AM

How to Plan a Professional Development Day for Childcare Staff—Ideas to Engage and Motivate Your Teachers

Staff development
One of the best ways to build a happy, engaged staff team is to invest in your staff members’ career growth. In fact, studies ...
Jun 2, 2021 2:20:51 PM

How to Create Leadership Opportunities for Your Childcare Staff

Staff development | Staff retention | Leadership
This post was contributed by Lauren Jordan, director of Big Adventures Academy in Minnesota.  How do we find great leaders within ...
Apr 14, 2021 7:00:00 AM

5 Steps to Effective, Positive, and Impactful Childcare Staff Evaluations

ECE career growth | Staff development | Staff retention
Staff retention is challenging for many childcare providers and preschools—studies estimate that the annual turnover rate for ...
Mar 24, 2021 11:31:36 AM

How to Support Your Early Education Teachers in Their Career Development

ECE career growth | Staff development | Staff retention
If you run a childcare or preschool business, you know better than anyone how important your teaching staff is for the success of ...
Mar 9, 2021 10:20:08 AM

How to Conduct Great Interviews for Childcare and Preschool Teachers

Staff hiring | Staff development
This article is an excerpt from The Childcare Director’s Complete Toolkit for Hiring Great Staff. Download your free kit today! ...
Dec 17, 2020 9:00:00 AM

5 Ways Childcare Leaders Can Manage Stress at Their Center During COVID-19

COVID-19 | Staff development | Staff retention | Staff appreciation
If you’re feeling stressed right now, you’re certainly not alone. A recent survey from the American Psychological Association ...
Aug 21, 2020 8:55:23 AM

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

COVID-19 | Staff development | Staff retention
During stressful times, staff members look to their leaders for support and encouragement. As the leader of a childcare center or ...
May 29, 2019 8:46:45 AM

Making the Most of a Toddler Daily Schedule for Daycare

Staff development
Daily schedules are an important part of any daycare center, as they are the foundation for children's learning. The social, ...
May 22, 2019 8:38:15 AM

Preschool Schedule Ideas to Structure Your Day

Staff development
It's a fact that children who have supportive and rich early educational experiences enjoy lifelong benefits. A study in Tulsa ...
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