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Fun Family Activities to Do at Home

Posted by EZChildTrack Team on May 20, 2020 4:10:29 PM

Though quarantine lock-downs are expiring, many schools are still online, and some childcare facilities are reopening or attempting to get back to a regular schedule.

In the meantime, parents are home with their children for more hours a day than before. To help them keep the little ones busy and learning, offer them some ideas for fun family activities to do at home. You can help their children stay focused on learning while giving everyone a break.

Here are some ideas you can pass along to parents or build on to provide a customized list for your clientele.

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Leading Your Childcare Center Through a Crisis

Posted by EZChildTrack Team on May 14, 2020 2:37:07 PM

The pandemic hit hard and fast, but as a small business owner and expert childcare provider, you need to lead through this crisis. While the world didn’t quite tilt on its axis, everyone is still scrambling to get their feet back under them.

Leading your childcare center through a crisis isn’t easy, but running a business and taking care of children isn’t easy either. You’ve got this. 

Here are some tips and tools to help you along on your leadership journey.

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Cleaning and Disinfecting Childcare Centers During the COVID-19 Crisis

Posted by EZChildTrack Team on May 6, 2020 3:33:45 PM

As the states begin to allow businesses to open from lockdown, shelter in place, and quarantine, childcare facilities face particular challenges. Not only must you guard against the little ones' propensity to touch everything and put it in their mouths, you now have a new germ to kill: Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

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Communicating With Parents During COVID-19 Closures

Posted by EZChildTrack Team on Apr 22, 2020 3:19:11 PM

COVID-19 has caused widespread closures of many businesses, including childcare, summer camps, and afterschool care. Communicating with families is crucial for maintaining relationships and ensuring everyone is receiving accurate information about hours of operation, length of the closure, and how they can receive future communications. 

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COVID-19 Tips for Parents and Childcare Providers

Posted by EZChildTrack Team on Apr 15, 2020 4:10:46 PM

The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, is taking over life as we know it for the time being. Childcare services are being hit from all sides, from parents taking their children out for home care as they shelter in place to essential workers looking for places to put their kids while they work.

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YOUR WEBINAR QUESTIONS ABOUT CHILDCARE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE ANSWERED

Posted by EZChildTrack Team on Apr 10, 2020 8:23:51 AM

On March 26, 2020, we teamed up with the National Afterschool Association for a live webinar called “Ease Operational Headaches with EZChildTrack Afterschool Management Software."

We talked about using childcare management software to simplify and streamline program operations. The webinar focused on finding ways to help your program grow, empower your staff, and provide enrichment opportunities for every student.

We took questions from attendees and wanted to share them with you.

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Cloud-Based Childcare Software vs. On-Premise in the Time of Coronavirus

Posted by EZChildTrack Team on Apr 3, 2020 11:50:59 AM

COVID-19 continues to make headlines. Childcare businesses are on the front lines, providing care for the children of essential personnel who still report to work during the crisis.

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FREE WEBINAR: Ease Operational Headaches with Afterschool Management Software

Posted by EZChildTrack Team on Mar 18, 2020 2:11:25 PM

We've teamed up with the National AfterSchool Association for a live webinar.

Are you looking to simplify your afterschool program so you can focus on things like growth, empowering staff and youth enrichment? Join our webinar to learn how EZChildTrack can help ease your operational headaches. 

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An Overview of Federal Funding Sources for Afterschool Programs

Posted by EZChildTrack Team on Dec 30, 2019 11:45:00 AM

Federal funding is a major resource for afterschool programs in the United States. One of the most extensive programs, the 21st Century Community Learning Centers initiative, has been under fire in recent years by an administration intent on cutting educational funding programs. 

While federal funding isn’t the only resource for afterschool grants, it has the broadest impact. Many communities rely on it, especially in financially disadvantaged areas. Both rural and urban youth populations need a safe place to be in the afterschool hours. Research shows these programs decrease crime in the area as well as improve student achievement.

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What Challenges Do Grant-Funded Afterschool Programs Face?

Posted by EZChildTrack Team on Dec 27, 2019 12:15:00 PM

There is no doubt that afterschool programs are beneficial to students, parents, and the community. However, many programs are supported by grants and, while it has always been challenging to run an afterschool program in many areas of the country, grant-funded programs seem to struggle the most.

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