So you have started your childcare and your enrollment is growing. Great! Everything is perfect right? Well, yes and no. For many providers believe it or not filling your open enrollment spots is only half the battle. Now you need those spots to be paying tuition. Wait a minute! Of course they are paying tuition. They enrolled didn’t they? Yes they did. The only problem is many parents do not take the commitment for paying tuition as seriously as they should. This leaves many providers chasing parents every week to get paid. Sound familiar? Well, today I am going to give you 3 Easy strategies to get tuition on time – EVERY WEEK!
It is rather typical for parents to ask lots of questions during a tour or even before they come for the tour. Understandably, they want to know certain things about a caregiver. Or they want information about the childcare program to see if they might be interested in enrolling. Most providers are willing and prepared to answer parents questions to help them decide if their program is a good fit for a family. Questions Childcare Providers Should Ask
Today I want to address some questions the provider may want to inquire about a potential client. These are questions that could help the provider decide if they want to accept a family before enrolling them. Here are 10 good questions childcare providers should ask before enrolling. [Read more…]
Today I have a sobering post. Unfortunately, this post is rooted in tragedy. I think all providers can learn a lot from the experience of other providers, even a bad experience. So today I want to talk to you about a new policy you should seriously consider adopting. It is called the 24-Hour Rule. Read why you might what to adopt this rule TODAY!