Childcare Management Software

Running a childcare center requires that owners be accountants, licensing specialists, customer service representatives and so much more. It’s a busy job, but one that automations and modern technology can aid immensely. To overcome the challenges of operating a daycare center, iCare Software serves as your best virtual assistant. The automatic and custom reporting options allow you to focus
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How a child is feeling can impact the kind of day they’ll have. Whether they’re feeling happy, anxious, nervous or excited, you can start teaching emotional intelligence using a mood tracker. Not only that, but mood tracking also keeps parents informed about what’s happening with their child throughout the day.  Effective parent communication can help improve
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iCare Journal Templates Customized by State There’s a very fine line between profitability and financial hardships when it comes to how to run a successful daycare business. Accurate documentation, billing and invoicing are all crucial in ensuring your success. Early childhood education software can be a huge asset to provide the necessary child care success tools. Documenting
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There’s so much in flux for the childcare and education industry right now. From changes in teacher-child ratios to adapting check-in and pickup procedures, your childcare center must have a plan for parent-teacher communication.  We’ll guide you through what you should be communicating in these early weeks of the new school year so you set your
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Child care scheduling software can make it easier for your center to save money in staff scheduling. We know running a profitable childcare center is certainly not easy. Filling unfilled attendance spots means more revenue. But it also makes staffing more complicated because you can over schedule staff and lose revenue. The right balance is
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Our child check in app addresses the need for safety and peace of mind for parents. A few months ago, people didn’t think much about touching the same screens. We gladly used the same pens as other people to sign a form. The coronavirus pandemic has changed this comfort level of community screens and pens.   CDC
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Childcare center management has never been an easy task. And now the CDC guidelines for safety and sanitation could make administration even harder this school year. Now is the time to begin building your daycare strategic plan for staffing, scheduling, parent communication and classroom arrangements for social distancing and sanitization.   If you start preparing now, you’ll have a seamless and
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At the start of the year, the childcare industry was thriving right alongside the economy. But as the year progressed, changes to everyday business practices in the fight to curb the coronavirus caused the economy to suffer and childcare businesses were no exception. It requires these businesses get creative about how to increase enrollment in
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The coronavirus pandemic has threatened to upend the childcare system. And after a few months of closures or online teaching, some preschools, Montessori centers and other childcare centers are concerned for the future of their business. Many have turned to online preschool software to continue billing tuition and maintaining relationships with parents. iCare Software recently launched
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Summer break is right around the corner. In some parts of the country, challenges surrounding the coronavirus outbreak have led to decreased attendance or entire center closures. It’s certainly been a challenging year for education and other types of businesses. But summer is still on the horizon and offers something for children to look forward to,
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In a service business like childcare, the experience is what makes or breaks it for your customers. Taking time to focus on your experience can improve your retention rates and even fill your center with new business thanks to happy customers who refer you to their friends. Ignoring the experience that children and parents have at
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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 might
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Electronic door locks ensure that only authorized individuals enter your childcare center. And they can help validate your attendance records through capturing photos and signatures for drop off and pick up. There are many electronic door locks on the market, but finding the right one can mean the difference in protecting the security of your
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Saving money can be just as good as making money. And for childcare centers, improving ROI can be as simple as implementing automation into your workflows. The reality is, a childcare business takes many hours of support staff time to operate. From billing to staffing to supplies ordering, childcare management is full of tedious tasks. Return
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Offering the parents of the students who attend your childcare center an online childcare parent portal has two big benefits. A self-service childcare parent portal can both increase their customer satisfaction and save your center administrative time. And when customers and staff are happy, you are more likely to retain those customers and staff, which
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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 child care record keeping software with security and privacy practices can help in recording and maintaining this information. Injuries children sustain will vary from mild scrapes on the
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