Why we celebrate the Week of the Young Child

The Week of the Young Child recognizes young children for their innate sense of curiosity, unique way of seeing the world, and general sense of wonder. More than 40 years ago, the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) created a week in which national and local leaders would recognize the impact children…

Welcome to the Family!

Ryndell Vigeant, Benefits Specialist II Start date: 3/6/2017 Share a bit about your professional background: I’ve previously worked in retail and healthcare, for companies both big and small. I’ve had a few different positions related to human resources, but I look forward to continued growth in this field. What excites you most about working at KCE?…

Next week: Give families a Summer Sneak Peek

Although the forecast may still have a day or two of snow on the horizon, in southern New Jersey KinderCare centers it feels like summer. That’s thanks to the creativity of District Manager Monya Vuletic’s team. They gave children – and parents – a sneak peek of this year’s summer camp by decorating their lobbies…

KinderCare Education Reads Big with King Elementary School

For the fourth year running, KinderCare Education has teamed up with the Portland Trail Blazers for Read Big – a program with the goal to get kids reading. Last week, Read Big held an assembly at King Elementary School in Portland to celebrate rock star readers. Blazers point guard Shabazz Napier and mascot Blaze the…

Champions and the case of the mysterious sign

Champions students at Woodlands Elementary in Kitsap, Wash., made the front page of their local newspaper last month as they tried to solve the mystery of the missing sign. After a heavy snow fall in February, children were exploring the field behind their school when they found a large drive-thru espresso sign abandoned in a…

Community and compassion drive Quality Achievement Award Winner Elena Sciuto’s Champions program

Each year, Champions honors site directors who go above and beyond in creating a high-quality before-and-after school environment. Quality Achievement Award Winner Elena Sciuto, who leads the Champions program at Endeavor Elementary School in Orlando works hard to create a sense of community and togetherness for her students. With lots of love and positive reinforcement, Elena’s students…

Marlboro Champions jump for healthy hearts

Exercise is even more fun when its for a good cause — that’s what the Champions students in Marlboro, N.J. would tell you. Last month, they raised more than $500 for the American Heart Association with their annual Jump Rope for Heart event. Children set jump rope goals for themselves and parents and community members…

Welcome to the Family & Congratulations!

Each month, we welcome new faces to our KinderCare Education family. Get to know our new friends below, and don’t be afraid to say hello! Nicole Amend, Operations Business Partner Start date: 1/30/2017 Share a bit about your professional background: I’m a project manager, operations consultant and coach with a background in education operations and service…