After School Child Care Job Satisfaction. Do you need a new job or a new outlook?
Sometimes our routines become boring. Or perhaps there is a hurdle in your afterschool child care job that you just can’t overcome, leading to frustration and ultimately, a job hunt. Instead of finding a new job, try something else called “job crafting” to gain job satisfaction.
– December 19, 2018Read Blog
Celebrities Involved in After School Programs
Sometimes you need a famous face to help promote your cause. See how some celebrities are using their fortune and fame to help after school programs.
– December 12, 2018Read Blog
Steps to Start or Improve Your After School Program's Newsletter
Does your school-aged child care program or community enrichment program use newsletters to get the word out? If you don’t, should you? Read on and find out.
– December 5, 2018Read Blog
6 Cool After School Enrichment Program Courses
It’s not easy running an after school enrichment program and there’s lots of competition. One way to ensure enrollment numbers keep climbing is to keep programming fresh. Here are some newer courses we’ve heard of.
– November 28, 2018Read Blog
Test Your Thanksgiving Knowledge
How much do you know about Thanksgiving? Find out by taking our quick Thanksgiving quiz.
– November 21, 2018Read Blog
Happy Child Care Staff = Happy Child Care Program
If after school child care staff are happy, does that lead to a better program? Here are four tips to ensure your staff is happy.
– November 14, 2018Read Blog
The Holidays are Coming: Take Care of You
Remember how much fun you had during November and December as a child ? Now, you are probably so busy planning for your program that you’re not enjoying the holidays as much. Here are some tips to help you relax and enjoy the holidays.
– November 7, 2018Read Blog
How to Keep Families' Personal Information Safe
Let’s face it, you wouldn’t be where you are right now if the safety of children and their families wasn’t a priority to you. You may have a lot of parameters in place to keep children physically safe, but what about their personal information or their family’s information?
– October 31, 2018Read Blog
Lights On Afterschool is October 25!
The Afterschool Alliance started Lights On Afterschool to help raise awareness of the wonderful things that afterschool child care programs achieve. How is your program celebrating?
– October 24, 2018Read Blog
Improving Attendance and Invoicing for Split Families
Split families can create the need for immediate attendance and billing information. How does the right program management software help school-age child care programs improve attendance and invoicing for split families?
– October 17, 2018Read Blog
3 Steps to Assess Your School-Age Child Care Program
Now that the new school year is underway, how has your school-age child care program been doing? Because time flies, take a moment and pause so you can work on your school-age child care program instead of in it.
– October 10, 2018Read Blog
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, 2018Read Blog
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, 2018Read Blog
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, 2018Read Blog
Do You Know How Parents Feel About Your Program? Eleyo Can Help
Some parents are automatically going to tell you, good or bad, what they think of your program. How about those parents that don’t say anything? Is your program making an impact in their child’s life?