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Welcome to the Family!

  We welcome new members to our KinderCare Education family every day, whether they’re children, parents, or new employees at the NSC. Each month, we’ll showcase the NSC’s freshest faces here, in Welcome to the Family. Say hello to our newest family members!   Justin Ostrander, Field Finance, Senior Financial Analyst Start date: 8/15/2016 Share a…

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The future is bright with KinderCare Education’s new School-Age curriculum

Our new School-Age curriculum is full of fun academic activities to excite children about learning. The new curriculum focuses on six content areas that are critical for children’s future success and not typically addressed during the school day: character development, community, creative expression, executive function, inquiry-based learning, and literacy.   As our teachers bring our curriculum…

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KinderCare Dance-a-thon raises money for Alex’s Lemonade Stand

Children, families, and staff at KinderCare in Bala Cynwyd, Pa., got moving for a good cause last month while building their community. Center Director Jenna Weisman threw a Dance-a-thon at her center to raise money for Alex’s Lemonade Stand. “I’ve partnered with Alex’s Lemonade Stand before and wanted to have an event that would bridge…

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The next step: Transitional kindergarten

The step between Pre-K and Kindergarten can be a big one. When children aren’t quite ready, or aren’t old enough to enroll in their local kindergarten program, KinderCare Education’s Transitional Kindergarten program fills the gap without requiring children to repeat Pre-K – and makes sure children have all the skills they need to move on…

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Summer Picnic success at Providence Park!

Last weekend, hundreds of KinderCare Education employees and their families gathered at Providence Park for the company’s annual Summer Picnic. Families were greeted by friendly faces as they entered the gates and soon after had the chance to have their picture taken in a fun photo booth or snap a selfie. The expansive field, usually…

MARLBORO, NJ - SEPTEMBER 24:  Teacher Anne Leonardi winner of $10,000 As A Knowledge Universe Early Childhood Educator Award Winner on September 24, 2015 in Marlboro, New Jersey.  (Photo by Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Anne Leonardi

New School-Age Curriculum helps children learn focus and self-control

Our new School-Age Curriculum is full of fun academic activities to excite children about learning. The new curriculum focuses on six content areas that are critical for children’s future success: Character Development, Community, Creative Expression, Executive Function, Inquiry-Based Learning, and Literacy. Remember the game “Red Light, Green Light” from your childhood? At the time, it was…