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Jan 10, 2022 1:30:00 PM

53 Easy Ways for Early Childhood Educators to Prioritize Mental Health in 2022

Running a business | Staff development | Leadership
Changing health guidelines, staffing shortages, and extra uncertainty only add additional stress to you and fellow childcare ...
Nov 15, 2021 12:00:00 PM

101 Thoughtful Ways to Express Gratitude for Your Childcare Staff

Staff development | Staff retention | Staff appreciation
Showing appreciation for your childcare staff is always beneficial, but it’s more important now than ever to create a culture of ...
Oct 25, 2021 9:31:00 AM

5 Ways to Reduce Stress and Burnout for Early Educators through Community Support

Staff development | Staff retention
As an early childhood education director or admin, it’s no secret that you and your staff have had an ongoing number of ...
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 Centers During COVID-19

COVID-19 | Staff development | Staff retention | Staff appreciation
If you’re feeling stressed right now, you’re certainly not alone. A survey from the American Psychological Association reveals ...
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