Dare Champions Supports Typhoon Relief in the Philippines

Following the devastation of typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, Dare Champions in York County, Virginia, are collecting supplies to send to families in need. The drive, which began November 14, will send clothes and toiletries such as shampoo, body wash, and toothpaste to those affected by the storm. “My children are so happy to help…

Two Philadelphia Marathons

At 12 a.m. on Saturday, November 16, the on-campus child care center at Thomas Jefferson University and Hospital in the heart of Philadelphia officially changed hands from Bright Horizons to CCLC, and while participants in the Philadelphia Marathon ran past the center, KU’s team, including CCLC Regional Director Andrew Cohen, Director of Portfolio Management Nyssa…

Photo Break: Center Celebrates Red Sox Win

When the Red Sox won the World Series, it was a happy day for everyone in the center and a reason to celebrate their Boston pride. Everyone wore their Red Sox gear, made signs, and posed for this photo that they later sent to Red Sox Nation. Thank you to Center Director Laura Tusa for…

Celebrating Best in Class: Scott Zimmerman

Making a difference in the lives of children, having the opportunity to shape a new generation of learners, inspires me. To me, “leading with your heart” means servant leadership – putting the needs of others before your own. I have strong educators in my building. The teachers show up each day with one goal: to…

Care Select Companies Says Thanks

By now you’re familiar with our Care Select program. You know it benefits children by providing additional opportunities for them to have access to our high-quality early education programs. You also know the benefits our centers and sites have when they’re full of children learning together. But what about the intangible benefits like building relationships?…

The Best of the Best at NAEYC

Dr. Elanna Yalow, Wei-Li Chong, Katie Boe from Quality and Accreditation, David Roy from the KU Community and Communications team, and several other KU staffers are in Washington, D.C. today for the National Association for the Education of Youth Conference. KU is thrilled to be presenting The Best of the Best: Learning from Exemplary Teachers,…

Best in Class Tour: Kendra Williams

Best in Class Center Director Kendra Williams from the Raines Road KinderCare center in Memphis, Tennessee, knows how to inspire and motivate her staff. “When you visit Kendra’s center, you feel the excitement as soon as you step in the door,” says District Manager Tamara Johnson. “There is a strong sense of team. Everyone is…