Optimize your staffing – the biggest cost of your childcare center

Managing your staff is one of the most important aspects of your childcare center. Your staff are the teachers and caregivers that make your childcare center what it is. And yet, staffing is also one of the most time-consuming aspects of managing a childcare center. From teacher-to-child ratios to covering vacations and sick days, some days it […]

Documenting injuries and filing reports with childcare software

When you care for children several hours a day, accidents will happen. However, you need a process for documenting those accidents and reporting the information to parents. A childcare software with security and privacy practices can help in recording and maintaining this information. Injuries children sustain will vary from mild scrapes on the playground to […]

Signs of a safe childcare center

Safety is one of the top concerns parents have when evaluating childcare centers. You can stand out from your competitors by ensuring your childcare center is safe and secure.

But how can you tell if you’re just in line with your competitors as far as safety is concerned or actually leading the way? We’ll outline the ways to spot a safe childcare center so you can check for gaps and improvements.

5 Professional Qualities that Standout in Childcare Centers and Preschools

Childcare can be a challenging profession. There are 5 qualities that the really great childcare professionals tend to have. Here are those qualities so you can watch out for them as you work to build a winning team.

Patience
A great preschool teacher or administrator is patient because young children tend to ask repeat questions and need constant reminders of the same things over and over again. Children have energy galore and may need to be pulled back into the learning scene repeatedly throughout the day as they try to expel all that energy.