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
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
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
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?
– June 20, 2018Read Blog
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, 2018Read Blog
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, 2018Read Blog
After School Elevated | How To Build A Financially Sustainable Program
Transitioning from a grant-funded program to a fee-based program is difficult, but not impossible. Michelle Lee Pina, an industry expert, provides tips on how to do this in her article "How To Build A Financially Sustainable Program" in After School Elevated magazine.
– April 12, 2018Read Blog
Eleyo Makes Tracking Attendance Easy
Through the use of Eleyo’s iPad Attendance App, site staff no longer need to rely on pen and paper sign-in sheets. Eleyo’s iPad Attendance app makes it easy for staff to manage attendance, report on absences, and locate children.
– April 10, 2018Read Blog
Eleyo Makes Child Care Registration Easy
Eleyo has simplified the registration process for school age child care programs by providing a solution that meets the needs of modern-day families and growing programs.
– April 3, 2018Read Blog
After School Elevated | Top 5 Things Parents Want From After School Programs
After School Elevated tells you what parents’ want when looking for an after school child care program. By aligning your before and after school program with parents’ needs, your program can help more children and improve the community it serves.