VIPs visit their youngest constituents

Summertime means a break from work – even for elected officials, though they tend to spend their summer breaks visiting voters in their home districts. For a few elected officials, summer 2017 meant a visit to their local KinderCare to see firsthand what great early childhood education centers look like. Here are a few of…

Solar Eclipse Safety & Educational Resources

What Is a Solar Eclipse? A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes in front of the Sun. This causes a shadow to fall on certain parts of Earth, making it appear as though the Sun has gone dark. The eclipse can only be seen from locations that fall within the shadow. Experiencing the Solar…

Welcome to the Family!

  Ashleigh Brosseau, Senior Financial Analyst, Finance Business Partner Start date: 7/5/2017 Share a bit about your professional background: I graduated from Portland State University with a B.S. in Finance and am currently in the MBA program at Washington State University. I previously worked as a Financial Analyst for Cambia Health Solutions and Banfield Pet…

Champions celebrates one year of AdvancED Corporation Accreditation

For the past year, Champions has delivered high-quality before-and-after school programs to children around the country through the lens of AdvancED Corporation Accreditation. Now, a year after earning the distinction, Champions is proud to celebrate that we’ve met – or even exceeded – all of  the improvement priorities we committed to during our accreditation process. Take…

New Employee Support Center!

Meet our new Employee Support Center Specialists! These Specialists are here at the NSC to support you. Ask them anything – from trouble with your time card or how to go on a leave of absence, to how much paid time off you have left. They’re here to answer your questions – or find the…

Lifelong learner Erica Daniels pursues her PhD

Every teacher aspires to instill a lifelong love of learning in her students—and Erica Daniels is leading the charge by example. Erica, Champions area manager in Ohio, is pursuing a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction – the second advanced degree she’s earned since starting with Champions more than 11 years ago. “I am truly a…