Luck, Sweat, and Tears: Shamrock Run 2014

This past Sunday, 115 Knowledge Universe employees and their family and friends participated in the 36th annual Shamrock Run. With KU team members participating in all race events–15k, 8k, and 5k–there was fun to be had for all. “We had 20 more people participate than last year, and we hope to continue to build the…

Meet Chris Thomas – Education Editor

Say hello to a new face in our Education department – Chris Thomas. As an editor with our education department, I collaborate with our team of writers to develop the world-class curriculum that is implemented in our centers. I, and our other editors, also work to develop and maintain KinderCare’s style and ensure our work…

27 Million and Growing

This week Knowledge Universe publically enters the national fight against childhood obesity. As the largest private early education provider in the nation, we serve 27 million healthy snacks and meals per year in our centers. That’s 27 million opportunities to teach children to nourish their minds and bodies, and a great responsibility to provide each…

Connecting Communities

During the holiday season many centers took a break from the gift-giving frenzy to talk to their students about giving to others. Centers around the country collected food, toys, clothes, and other items for donation to local nonprofits. Children in the Prekindergarten class at the KinderCare center in Freehold, New Jersey did the same thing,…

Center Celebrates Teacher’s Anniversary

We’d like to join the KinderCare at Wayne team in Wayne, New Jersey, in congratulating Infant teacher Miss Mary Anne on her 10 year anniversary with the center. “We are so happy to have her as part of our family and we thank her for all of her years of service and dedication to the…

NSC Teams A to Z: B is for Benefits

Name: Benefits Aka: Yumiko, Sheila, Heidi, Amanda Gailinas, Kynsi, Elizabeth, Jacob, Laurel, Roberta, Katie, Christina, Amanda Vincenti, Terri, Andie Size: 14 + 4 interns from De LaSalle High School Habitat: 14th Floor, NW corner Migratory patterns: A regularly rotating ladies’ lunch moves to area restaurants, including Chipolte, Jersey Mikes, Jimmy Johns, J. Cafe, Taste Tickler,…

New CDs Welcomed to Company and Portland

Eighty-four of Knowledge Universe’s newest Center Directors from around the country came to Portland last week for the first CD Welcome event of the year. For the first time in recent memory, the Welcome took place at KU headquarters and every department had an opportunity to meet the new KinderCare and CCLC CDs in person.…

Go Texan Day: A Proud Tradition

Every community takes pride in a special event or two that is unique to their town: parades wind through downtown streets, costumed citizens crowd into popular areas, and everyone takes a break from their regular routine to enjoy the festivities. One such event is Go Texan Day, the precursor to the three week long Houston…

Best in Class Tour: Delia Deanda

Best in Class Center Director Delia Deanda has a passion for caring for children and running a successful business. Her District Manager and Dr. Elanna Yalow agree—Delia excels as a leader. “A Best in Class honoree should have the ability to build and sustain a management team where all are empowered and developed to be…