The demand for child care slots is at an all time high around the nation. Angela Manese – Lee of the Roanoke Times wrote an excellent article about this demand; she follows the ebb and flow of the nation’s child care crisis, citing examples in the River Valley area. “The problems providers face are huge”, she explains, “from the high cost of care and tricky business model to the growing demand and lack of community awareness.”
Recently a reader asked:
“Are you going to give us some ideas on (managing) summer programs we all will be setting up?” The answer is… Yes! Today we discuss this topic, as well as ‘graduating’ classrooms, and Waiting List management! The spotlight today is on the Family Data Wizard!
This article applies to anyone who needs to add or change an immunization requirement in ProCare. It is a timely topic as we’ve received several recent inquiries about changes to required vaccines in Wisconsin and how to configure ProCare to accommodate them. Continue reading
Whoa! You mean I can do that in ProCare? Yes! This is a powerful feature in ProCare. You can save any ProCare report as an Adobe Acrobat PDF file to be used later for things like printing out purged information or emailing a report as an attachment in an email message. How you do this depends on whether you have Windows XP or Vista.
Every child care professional knows there comes a time (sometimes many times) when resources are needed to push the business along. Referrals for business, ideas for projects, grants for new computers, information on the new USDA Food Program requirements. All of these things are pertinent to running a successful business, and can sometimes be hard to find in one place. NACCRRA’s newest report, Covering the Map: Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies Providing Vital Services, takes an in-depth look at the services local Child Care Resource & Referral agencies (CCR&Rs) provide to both child care providers and parents in their local communities.