The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is one of the strongest privacy protection laws in the United States. Educational records fall under the protection of FERPA, which defines educational records as any and all records a school or educational agency maintains about students.
The musical South Pacific contains a song entitled, “You’ve Got to Be Carefully Taught.” It lyrically represents the concept that nobody is born feeling one way or the other about those who are different; children must be “carefully taught” the attitudes of their society.
Illness, injury, or death of a child is something no parent or caregiver wants to consider, but as a childcare provider, you and your staff must be ready for any eventuality. So many things can happen with small children from minor scrapes to choking.
One of the biggest misconceptions about online software is about security. A myth has been perpetuated that cloud-based software is not secure. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Efficient daily operations at your daycare reduce the amount of time you spend on administrative tasks, allowing you and your staff more time to work with the children and plan for future business growth. Every minute shaved off the check-in process or creating a staff schedule is a minute you can spend on your next marketing plan or open house.
Days at any childcare facility are bracketed by the mayhem of parents rushing to drop off or pick up their children as quickly as possible. Any staff member may be called upon to mediate between two parents who need the same roster sheet. The children must be watched to ensure nobody goes missing in the melee.
It’s important to keep up with recent developments in the childcare and education industry. New educational theories, methodologies, and technology are always on the rise and you want to assure your parents that their children are being educated with cutting edge techniques.
Childcare management software provides a multitude of benefits and returns your investment quickly. You have probably spoken with your peers about their experiences and seen numerous articles about childcare software selection and implementation. But you are still hesitant to invest in a solution for your daycare, preschool, or after school program.
After school programs are an essential element in childcare. They take over once a child reaches elementary school and can provide critical services and enrichment programs through high school.
It seems like back-to-school arrives quicker every year. As soon as Independence Day is over, out come the school supplies and ads for new clothing. However, it isn’t just parents who need to prepare.