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.

Increase Subsidies with These Childcare Success Tools

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 success tools. …

Successful Parent-teacher Communication for Childcares

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 …

Flexible Schedule Management Through Childcare Software To Improve Margins

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 tricky. However childcare scheduling software is opening the door to make flexible schedule management simple and cost-effective. Back to …

Childcare Center Management: How To Plan For A Healthy Year

Prepare for the upcoming school year with childcare center management tips and a daycare strategic plan to protect students, parents and staff from COVID-19.

How to increase enrollment in daycare during slow economic times

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 …

Online Preschool Software: iCare Virtual Classroom vs. Zoom Meetings

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 …

5 important steps to prepare your childcare center for summer break

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 …

How to provide parents and children the best childcare experience

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 …

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 …