Raise Wages, Enrichment and Hope! Join Karen's Finance webinar on October 7 Sep 28, 2020

Hope you will join me on Early Childhood Investigations webinar on Wednesday, October 7 at 2:00 Eastern time! I will present "Raising Wages, Enrichment and Hope: Align Your Program's Mission with Your Financial Model" with strategies for building a sustainable financial foundation to support your...

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Rediscovering Gratitude at 30,000 Feet Jun 15, 2020

Airline travel is an adventure these days! Cancelled and delayed flights are the name of the game but sometimes we have to be somewhere else! I was feeling a little stressed with all the Covid 19 airport requirements, environments and a fairly full plane, Finally in my window seat.being whisked...

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Preschool Connects With Their Families With a Cheerful Parade!! childcaredirector.com Apr 06, 2020

Brightening the day of preschool children and their families is always important and especially appreciated now! Preschool director, Sarah and her great team of teachers held a drive-by parade for their families in Chanhassen, MN. Teachers made cheerful signs, brought balloons and cheerful...

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Important Financial Support for Child Care Businesses in Minnesota childcaredirector.com Apr 02, 2020

We continue our support for you as you work tirelessly to keep child care and early education available for the families you serve. We are cheering you on for your incredible contributions to families and to your staff teams. We also encourage you, challenging as it is, to make time to renew...

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Amazing World Forum Conversation about Confronting the Challenges of the Pandemic childcaredirector.com Mar 27, 2020

The World Forum on Early Care and Education brought colleagues from sixteen countries together on March 26, 2020 for incredible conversation on ways that early education professionals are making the best of very difficult times! We heard from our colleague in Indonesia whose school is making...

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"I Was Ready to Sit Down and Cry But You All Make Things Better!" childcaredirector.com Mar 26, 2020

Welcome to the second day of our posts sharing uplifting actions in our field that are helping our colleagues and their communities to get through these challenging times. For context, we were in an online chat for a class in our Directors Credential professional development program. Toward the...

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Stay Strong and Know That You Are Appreciated!! childcaredirector.com Mar 25, 2020

Good Morning Friends!

We know that you are facing a huge variety of challenges right now, whether keeping your program open, having to close at this time, and/or working from home to support programs and your teams. There are children and families to consider, your staff to consider along with...

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