5 Areas of Childcare Administration To Focus on in 2022

Now that we’re through the initial month of the year where childcare administration focused on returning to education after holiday breaks and enrolling children in new programs for the new year, it’s time to think about how you want to adapt and grow your childcare business in 2022. The last few years have put strains …

What Are the Benefits of a Parent-teacher Communication App?

Modern childcare organizations need a parent-teacher communication app. These apps aid in parent-teacher communication in a variety of ways including instant messaging, daily recaps and developmental milestone tracking. A weekly or monthly email newsletter to parents serves a certain communication need. But in the world of instant Tweets, smartphone notifications for every bank deposit and …

What Are My State QRIS Requirements and Available Resources?

The Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) is designed as “a systematic approach to assess, improve, and communicate the level of quality in early and school-age care and education programs.” Each state rates childcare and early learning centers slightly differently based on these national guidelines. Generally, states award a maximum of three or five stars based on …

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 …

Labor Day Fun Facts For Kids

Labor Day isn’t quite as simple to explain to children as Valentine’s Day or Thanksgiving. But don’t underestimate your classroom’s ability to understand more about the holiday using these Labor Day fun facts. Labor Day Fun Facts and History Labor Day dates back to the 19th century. At the time, Americans worked 12-hour shifts seven days …

Dealing with Pandemic-induced Separation Anxiety in Children

Many businesses are beginning to require that employees return to the office full-time. And with that, children are returning to daycare. After so much time with their parents, separation anxiety in children will likely be common this school year. Over the last year and a half throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, parents have been able to give children …