Case Study: Robindell Private School implemented iCare Software’s flexible billing software to automate complicated billing

Flexible billing software makes it easier for childcare centers to provide multiple program options that are attractive to parents. But with all that flexibility comes administrative headaches and time-consuming billing if you don’t have the right tools. Robindell Private School is a center serving 1,400 students that offers flexible programs and uses rule-based, flexible billing …

How to Use Budgeting and Forecasting In Your Childcare Center

Most people don’t find budgeting and forecasting to be a fun activity, but for business owners, it’s an essential way of knowing how they measure up to their financial goals. One crucial aspect of budgeting is forecasting, which helps you see a projection of your business’s income in the future so you can make changes …

Case Study: School Reduces Administrative Hours by 75%

We’ll demonstrate how Oakdale Private School went from 80 hours per week down to 20 using business rules for billing.  Oakdale Private School offers early childcare from ages 6 weeks to 2 years old. Then it has a preschool program for ages 3-5. And it offers after-school programs for children up to age 12. The …

Become A Paperless Center: Use A Teacher Parent Communication App

Daycare forms, daily summaries, field trip waivers – these are all items that you had to print and provide for parents. And once completed, childcare centers had to store and manage these paper documents. With the addition of teacher parent communication apps, these forms are now provided to parents digitally and stored on secure cloud …

Billing Tools for Handling Field Trip Fees and Miscellaneous Items

Planning a fun field trip this school year but wondering how you’ll bill parents? Billing tools should not hold you back from creating a robust experience for your students, whether that’s art supplies for a special project or a day trip to the local zoo. Automating billing for these added fees can help you avoid financial impacts …

Case Study: Children’s Workshop Brings in Extra $8K

This case study will show you the impact that billing automation can have on your bottom line and on your staffing. Workshop is a childcare center located in a prominent shopping mall within a local commuter route. But because of the nature of the local work, parents needed flexible childcare Children’s schedules and requested that …

Exceptional and Responsive Customer Service from the Best Child Care Software

Chatbots and artificial intelligence are taking over the customer service industry. According to HubSpot, these tools are some of the top customer service trends of 2021. While these tools are great for helping customers get fast answers to common questions, they aren’t great for urgent requests and complicated needs. iCare Software is the best child care software for …

Make the CACFP Easier Through iCare Software

If your childcare center provides snacks and meals to your students, you could be leaving money from the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) on the table. This federal program helps reimburse care providers for serving nutritious foods to children.  But a major hurdle for childcare centers is properly documenting food served to be eligible for …

Focus on Building Parent Relationships Instead of Paperwork Using a Childcare CRM

First impressions make a big difference. So when you meet with prospective parents or parents who are ready to enroll at your center, you don’t want to be focused on paperwork. Instead, your goal as a childcare owner is to build a relationship with these parents. The right childcare CRM can make it simple to …

iCare is Your Best Virtual Assistant: Easy Childcare Reports and Documentation

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.