It’s summertime and children want to get creative. They want treats, but parents want those treats to be healthy. Caregivers are looking for classroom activities to do with children that fulfill their desire for creativity while observing health and dietary guidelines, not to mention lesson plans. What a quandary!
9) Have key people in the camp company left? No, I’m not talking about the counselors – though they are “key” since your kids will be with them (but a % of summer staff always go before the season is out). But check into the company leadership, have they had any major turn-over, this can be a sign of financial troubles or major shifts in the company direction. Don’t just ask how long the company has been around, ask how long the main Camp Leadership has been in place.
What is happening in Houston? Let us see! This social calendar site has events posted as early as August 2, where a Child Care Courses class is scheduled to start at 12:00am, at Elites Corporate Office, where young mothers can avail themselves of this unique opportunity to learn more on effective parenting. If you are unable to find your way, then look at the map available posted on the page. You certainly will not get lost.
Cons: Most workshops take up the better part of a day (or in some cases, multiple days), often on weekends. This can take up time that you would normally spend with your family. If you are a single parent, that is a pretty significant burden. There is also the unwritten cost of traveling to the workshop you are attending.
Documents. Make the effort to obtain Letters of Recommendation from relevant witnesses like teachers, coaching, Child Care Course provider, religious leaders or anyone who has had an opportunity to observe your parenting abilities. Don’t bother with Letters from your Friends or Family. They will be ignored. School records, showing grades, absences, homework, etc can also be a great help.
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You and your staff have only one chance to make a first impression. Taking a few small steps can make potential customers confident that your child care facility is the right choice.