Simplify the Registration Process: Customizable Fields & Questions

All online registration software solutions allow you to gather basic information, but how many allow you to customize your registration fields and questions so that your program has all the information before the season starts? Simplify your registration process with customizable fields & questions.

– August 15, 2018
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Simplify the Registration Process: Comprehensive Online Registration

The registration season can be exciting, but also nerve-wracking. So much to do and so little time to do it. Staff are overwhelmed, and parents can become frustrated. Simplifying your program’s registration process with comprehensive online registration can help. The key word here is comprehensive.

– August 8, 2018
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3 Ideas to Replenish Vanishing Program Funds

The headlines are plagued with after school and enrichment programs losing funding from government grants. If your program has been hit, you don’t have to close your doors just yet. We have some ideas to try to find more funding.

– July 25, 2018
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The Magic Ingredient for Child Care & Enrichment Programs

There’s a key ingredient to ensure that child care and enrichment programs are successful. There’s many ideas of what this ingredient is, but when a program has it, it’s magic!

– July 18, 2018
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Celebrate National Summer Learning Day on July 12

National Summer Learning Day will be celebrated on July 12, 2018. To help celebrate and spread the word about summer programs, we’ve found some helpful resources.

– July 10, 2018
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Independence Day Fun

It’s a holiday! So, let’s have some fun and test our patriotic knowledge. How much do you know about why we celebrate the 4th of July?

– July 3, 2018
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Eleyo Helps River Falls Kids Club Save Time & Money

The proof is in the numbers - your program can save time & money with Eleyo! Here is a case study on how River Falls Kids Club saves thousands of dollars and hundreds of hours by using our program management and registration software.

– June 28, 2018
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Proving Your Before and After School Program Works

Sometimes it’s an uphill battle when proving your program works. Maybe you’re asking the school board for more funding or to change policies. Maybe you're applying for child care grants. Here are some ideas to help you prove your program is good enough, if not the best!

– June 27, 2018
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Are the Children in Your Program Getting Enough Vitamin N?

What is vitamin N and how is it essential to the health of children? Author, Richard Louv, calls NATURE vitamin N. His studies show children’s health and well-being depend on it!

– June 13, 2018
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Bringing Your Program into the 21st Century

Technology is the way of the 21st Century. Parents expect to be able to do everything online including registering and paying for child care. Learn how your program can exceed their expectations with the right software.

– June 7, 2018
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Google and NAA Team Up to Create the Afterschool TechToolkit!

Technology is everywhere and can be overwhelming when it comes to incorporating it into your afterschool program. Let NAA and Google help!

– June 5, 2018
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Rising Star Award Winner: Debbie Collier - We're All Friends Together

Debbie Collier was nominated by Meaghan Crouch due to the work Collier did to make Canyon ISD Kids what it is today and the impact she has had on the students and their families. Crouch: "It truly takes a village to raise a child, and Canyon ISD Kids is the tangible manifestation of the mantra."

– May 31, 2018
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5 Ways to Inspire Your Team to Keep Your Team

You’re in the profession of inspiring children, but your team can be equally inspired to do great things. Inspiration brings that “aha” moment and engages our minds. Thomas A. Edison said, “Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.”

– May 29, 2018
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Rising Star Award Winner: Amy Olson - Walking Alongside Children and Families

Amy Olson with St. Paul Public Schools Discovery Club was nominated as a Rising Star because as her colleague, Leslie Carey puts it, "Amy is a Community Ed rock star!"

– May 24, 2018
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3 Reasons Why Family Portals Make Life Easier

When families use a portal to view and update payments, schedules, and important emergency information for a child, it makes life easier for directors, coordinators, and site staff of child care programs. Staff and parents have access to the same information which provides accurate communication.

– May 23, 2018
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