There seems to be one thing kids share unstintingly, and that's germs. Every surface of your classrooms, play areas, lunchroom, and toys is assaulted on a daily basis. There's just no getting around it.
Aftercare or afterschool programs have proven to be of significant value to low-income and low-performing student populations, but they have several roadblocks to implementation, recruitment and continued operation.
A monthly newsletter, done well, will return your investment in time with increased client retention, engagement, and satisfaction. The very essence of a newsletter is its ability to provide relevant information on a schedule that allows parents and children to look forward to its publication.
Even though Tax Day comes three days later than usual, it still strikes tension, if not fear, into the heart of every self-employed person in the United States, including those who operate a daycare business.
It never pays to rush your selection of childcare software. There are solutions available with a wide variety of features and functionality; you need to decide ahead of time what problems you need to be solved so you can put together a list of requirements before hitting the search button.
Nothing grows a business faster than referrals. Why? Because a referral often comes from a trusted source and you are starting at a higher level with the person referred than with someone you cold-call.
There is no other part of the day at a childcare facility as chaotic as drop-off and pick-up time, especially if most children arrive and leave at about the same time. Parents are in a hurry to get to work, children are distressed at being dropped off, and you need all hands on deck to prevent mayhem.
Increasing revenue from your childcare, daycare, or aftercare center can give a boost to your ability to offer quality teachers, new equipment, and improvements to your facility. There are several ways to raise revenue from increasing your rates to increasing enrollment. However, in most instances, the integration of childcare software technology can bolster your efforts and provide effectiveness and efficiency.
The children and teenagers that attend your after school care facility must be kept safe at all times. Accidents are not always avoidable but most safety issues can be determined ahead of time and corrective and preventive action taken to ensure nobody gets hurt or becomes ill at your aftercare facility.
It may seem an impossible task to have a germ-free classroom in your childcare center, but for everyone's sake from the staff to the children, you have to try. Cold and flu season peaks in the winter but kids have the sniffles and other problems year around.