Category Archives: Administration

Welcoming New Children in Your Child Care Program

  Welcoming New Children in Your Child Care Program Regardless of whether a child is new to the center, being moved to a new classroom, or is moved for part of a day, there are things we can do to … Continue reading

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April 20th is Volunteer Recognition Day

Inviting parents and community members into your program as volunteers is a great way to encourage positive relationships and involvement in your community. There are many ways to involve volunteers: You can have a career day and ask family and … Continue reading

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What Makes Online Child Care Lounge Classes Special?

Finally! You can participate in child care training when you need it, without leaving the comfort of your own home. Forget expensive conference fees, babysitting arrangements and traffic jams. Now there are quality online child care trainings for your convenience. … Continue reading

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Hello, Goodbye

by Kay Mishkin Summer can be a wonderful, carefree time of year.  It can also be the season for children to transition in or out of your child care group.  It can be a source of some confusion if you … Continue reading

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Child Care Provider Appreciation Day is May 9th

by Joni How It Started: National Provider Appreciation Day is a day of recognition celebrated annually on the Friday before Mother’s Day. The day was spearheaded by a group of volunteers in New Jersey in 1996. These individuals saw the … Continue reading

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Tips for Minimizing the Impact of Staff Change

by Cathy Abraham What are the main things parents want to know when there is a teacher change at the center? a) That their child will still be well taken care of; and… b) That the management team is capable … Continue reading

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Expanding Your Family Child Care to a Group Child Care Home

If you have a family childcare, maybe you have considered expanding your program to a group childcare home so you can serve more children. Your first step is to check your local laws and regulations. Each state is very different. … Continue reading

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Caring for Mixed Age Groups

Karina is not unlike many other family child care providers. She opens her home to care for four other children in addition to her own four year old son. She cares for a young infant and his two year sister … Continue reading

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The Importance of a Facebook Presence for Child Care

The Importance of a Facebook Presence for Child Care Don’t have a Facebook Page for your Child Care program?  You are missing out!  One of the easiest ways to market your child care program and communicate with current families is … Continue reading

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