Parents face a surprising reality each summer: you only get 18 summer vacations with your children before they become adults, and each year brings you one step closer to that milestone. Be sure to soak it all in by making the most of Labor Day weekend as you wrap up summer and spend some added time with your little ones doing family activities.
As you get back into the swing of things with the school year starting, now is a great time to evaluate your childcare center’s communication with parents. Things to look for in your evaluation: Ensure communication is clear If action is required, reiterate what’s expected at the end of the communication to better ensure the action is taken
Imagine this. You hand your school’s calendar of events to your students and tell them to be sure mom or dad gets it. It goes in a backpack full of other trinkets and school supplies. Months later mom or dad cleans out the backpack and finds the calendar and realizes why they didn’t know about your great events until it was too late.
It’s just about time to return to more structured learning and curriculum in your childcare as we gear up for a new school year. Here are some tips to start the school year strong. Get to know parents While your focus as the school year begins is probably on your students and what you’ll be teaching them, be sure to give parents some added attention as well.
Like it or not, it’s now back-to-school season. As stores line the shelves with backpacks and lunchboxes, now is a good time to evaluate your childcare program to ensure you have the right people to run your childcare center this school year. Childcare staffing is a crucial aspect of your success. Your people are your most valuable asset. Here’s how to guarantee you hire the right staff from the start.